Governance Resources

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Impact of a Health Governance Intervention on Provincial Health System Performance in Afghanistan

Although there is wide recognition that weak health governance contributes to poor health outcomes, donors have been reluctant to invest in governance interventions. This is primarily because there is no clear body of evidence linking such interventions to better health systems performance.

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Leaders Who Govern Companion Guide

This guide was developed as an abbreviated companion to the longer Management Sciences for Health publication Leaders Who Govern, with two main goals:

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Impact of a Health Governance Intervention on Provincial Health System Performance in Afghanistan

Poor health governance contributes to poor health outcomes and may constrain a country’s progress in attaining the ambitious health targets of the Sustainable Development Goals. Yet, governance has rarely been used as a lever to improve the performance of the health sector and health systems.

Les feuilles de route de gouvernance pour accélérer les progrès vers les objectifs de santé

Comment utiliser les feuilles de route de gouvernance pour accélérer les progrès vers les objectifs de santé

Ce document est un guide de directives et d’information accompagnant les trois feuilles de route de gouvernance préparées par le projet Leadership, Management, and Governance (LMG) financé par l’Agence des États-Unis pour le développement international (USAID) et réalisé par Management Sciences f

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Pre-Service Integration Guide

This step-by-step guide was designed for deans, department heads, curriculum review committees, faculty, and other professionals involved in pre-service training institutions that train and prepare various cadres of health professionals.

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Equipping Future Health Professionals with Leadership, Management, & Governance Competencies

This case study explores the successes and challenges that Regina Pacis University College, in Nairobi, Kenya, faced to integrate leadership, management, and governance competencies into their pre-service curriculum.

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Youth-Adult Partnership on International Planned Parenthood Member Association Boards

To improve the access to and quality of sexual and reproductive health services for young people, the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) promotes youth participation on its Member Association (MA) governing boards.

Governance Roadmaps Toward Priority Health Targets

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Digital Technology for Health Sector Governance

This report summarizes the key findings of a study funded by USAID and conducted by researchers at Medic Mobile, the University of Cambridge, and the University of Edinburgh.

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