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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,...

Jun 02 2015
LMG Mentoring Network: June Mentor of the Month

Each month, we have featured an interview with a different mentor or mentee to enable you to hear the their powerful story, as well as her advice for succeeding in the workplace. This month, we are highlighting Linnet Agnes Awor from Uganda.

Jun 01 2015
Help Unchain People with Mental Illness in Cambodia

TPO Cambodia launches “Operation Unchain” to raise awareness and provide support for mental health treatment and help people with mental illness who are literally chained up in rural Cambodian homes.

May 20 2015
A Community Health Transformation in Rural Kenya

Thanks to Victor’s vision and dedication to utilizing L+M+G skills to solving workplace challenges, Kilungu’s future is bright.

May 20 2015
Young Leaders call for training, data, and more than just a spot at the table to improve adolescent health

“Age is not an issue when it comes to experience and knowledge,” Katja Iversen, CEO of Women Deliver stated at Youth Lead: Setting Priorities for Adolescent Health.

May 20 2015
In Pictures: WHA #YouthLead Side Event

A side event of the World Health Assembly, Youth Lead: Setting Priorities for Adolescent Health brought together young leaders, policy makers, and diverse stakeholders for a dynamic discussion on meaningful youth participation in decision-making at local and international levels. The event was co-sponsored by the LMG Project, Women Deliver, the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health, the White Ribbon Alliance, the World YWCA, and the International Federation of Medical Students...

May 19 2015
World Health Assembly: Civil Society and the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) on Health

Report-out from the World Health Assembly workshop Moving the Health Goal Forward: Civil Society Action on Indicators, Measurement, and Accountability.

May 06 2015
LMG Develops Leadership Among Disabled Persons Organizations

From April 21-24, 2015, 40 leaders of Disabled Persons’ Organizations (DPOs) and representatives of Ministries of Health from 6 Francophone Africa countries convened in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, for the LMG Project’s Senior Leadership Program (SLP), in partnership with Yale University and the International Committee for the Red Cross (ICRC). 

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