Jul 11 2014
Transformative Leadership, the Empowerment of Midwives by Sarah Lindsay

“The goal is to ensure that every service manager can be an agent of transformative leadership in the area of their work,” Ruth Maithya, a Nurse/Midwife Trainer at Amref Health Africa, told the participants at a stakeholder roundtable celebrating the training of 50 midwifes in five countries in the new Certificate Course for Leadership, Management, and...

Jun 30 2014
“Midwives: Leading Communities to Better Health” - A Panel on L+M+G Certificate Training for Midwives by Katie Martin

An overview of the L+M+G Certificate Course for Midwives, and an invitation to join the July 11 panel titled “Midwives: Leading Communities to Better Health” at the Amref International Training Centre in Nairobi.

Jun 26 2014
United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture by Joseph Dwyer

June 26 is United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture. We take this opportunity to note the close working relationship between the Leadership, Management & Governance Project with the Center for Victims of Torture (CVT) in supporting organization development for NGOs working to provide psycho-social, medical and legal services to victims of torture and trauma. 

Jun 17 2014
Utilizing Blended Learning in Social and Behavior Change Communication Capacity Building by

The blend of media and learning environment is a key factor in best preparing an audience to apply new knowledge and skills.

Jun 10 2014
Increasing Institutional Ownership and Making an Impact in Reproductive Health by Katie Martin, Lourdes de la Peza

Despite improvements in recent years, significant challenges persist regarding access to reproductive health and family planning services across sub-Saharan Africa to prevent unwanted pregnancies, unsafe abortions, and maternal mortality among, other things.

May 30 2014
Launching Leadership for Better Health in Cote d’Ivoire by Sylvia Vriesendorp

The LMG project in Cote d’Ivoire focuses, among other things on helping the government in its efforts to decentralize its health services down to the regions and districts.

May 22 2014
How Do Professional Associations Get Resources? Lessons from Zimbabwe by Jim Rice

LMG Project Director, Dr. Jim Rice and Compre Health Services, Executive Chairman, Dr. Godfrey Sikipa, reflect on lessons from their recent seminar on “Leadership, Management and Governance within Health Professional Associations” in Harare, Zimbabwe.

May 22 2014
Governance in the Spotlight: Voices from a Multi-Stakeholder Panel by Eva Ros

The discussion was kicked off with remarks from H.E. Dr. Suraya Dalil’s reflections on the importance of governance in Afghanistan, especially in relation to the recent political turmoil.  For her, governance means ownership, commitment, stewardship, and accountability.

May 21 2014
#Govern4Health: Photo blog from WHA67 by Eva Ros

Governance for Health: Priorities for Post-2015 and Beyond, brought together decision makers from governments, civil society, and international organizations to discuss exactly what Dr. Rugunda described: how governance can maximize and create better health outcomes for the underserved.

May 20 2014
Afghanistan, Cambodia, Tanzania, and Peru recognized for FP/RH gains at WHA by Sarah Lindsay

At a World Health Assembly side event Tuesday, the Global Leaders Council for Reproductive Health presented the Resolve Award to four countries for the progress made by their respective governments toward delivering on...