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Jun 29 2015
Six Lessons Learned From ‘Unleashing the Power of Good Governance’

The benefits of good health governance are far-reaching: Leaders who govern facilitate the work of health managers. Health managers facilitate the work of health service providers.

Jun 29 2015
Good Governance Improves Health in Afghanistan: One Village's Story

Safiullah Sadiq, a community health worker from the Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, is one of 14 residents who sits on his village’s health shura. Together, they identified low utilization of health services as something that they wanted to address.

Jun 29 2015
Promoting Effective Board Governance for NGOs in Uganda

The LMG Project’s Effective Executive Board Governance methodology launches board members and executive staff on a process of developing effective governing practices, along with leadership skills that will strengthen their capacity to face challenges and achieve measurable results.

Jun 29 2015
A "Matter of Life and Death:" Health Governance in Ethiopia

Jemal Mohammed calls governance in the health sector a “matter of life and death.” That’s what drives him to do the work he does. 

Jun 29 2015
Good Governance Will Improve West African Health Systems

One lesson from the recent Ebola crisis in West Africa is that well-managed health systems and well-governed ministries of health can help prevent epidemics.

Jun 26 2015
An Unexpected Journey in Support of Victims of Torture

Today is International Day in Support of Victims of Torture. As Kofi Annan once said, this is “an occasion for the world to speak up against the unspeakable.” In honor of this day, I will share with you a little bit about my own somewhat unexpected journey into the incredibly important work of torture and trauma rehabilitation.

Jun 24 2015
Women's Mentoring Network: Advisory Board Spotlight

Every quarter, we will feature an interview with a different member of the Advisory Board for the Women's Mentoring Network. This quarter's Advisory Board Member is Sue Richiedei.

Jun 23 2015
The Health Workforce: Wheels on the Car of the Health System

“Health workers are the wheels on the car [of the health system]. It doesn’t matter how fancy your engine is, you need wheels to go anywhere.”

Jun 17 2015
Journey to Restoration: Strengthening the Health System in Afghanistan

As the $37 million project comes to a close in June 2015, the achievements and results of the project have been celebrated and recognized at two end-of-project events, one in Washington and one in Kabul.

Jun 05 2015
Youth Leader in Action @ International Conference for Urban Health

“As one of the few youth present, I believe I helped contribute a significant youth voice to the conversations surrounding urban health and family planning,” stated Jillian Gedeon, co-founder and executive member of the International Youth Alliance for Family Planning (IYAFP), after attending the International Conference for Urban Health. The Leadership, Management & Governance (LMG) Project, in collaboration with IYAFP, supported Jillian in attending the four-day conference in Dhaka,...

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