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Good governance of a health system enables sound management of medicines, information, human resources, and finances. Good governance enables health providers to deliver better health service performance which leads to better health outcomes. 

In this series, our speakers will: 

During USAID-funded Global Health Mini-University last Monday, the Leadership, Management & Governance (LMG) Project held a one-hour session on capacity building, kicked off by new LMG Project Director Jason Wright and facilitated by Carole Douglis.

The first Global mHealth Forum, part of the 6th Annual mHealth Summit, took place December 10-11, 2014, just outside Washington, DC. For the first time, those of us implementing mHealth interventions in developing countries had our own space to dive deeper into the successes and challenges of our work.

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Since the fall of the Taliban regime in 2002, significant strides have been made in Afghanistan to rebuild health facilities, deploy health care workers, and establish systems that provide access to basic health care and hospital services. A critical element of the health systems redevelopment and strengthening process has been to strengthen leadership and management capacity at all levels to ensure that there is a strong platform that supports health service delivery. Since 2002, Management Sciences for Health (MSH), with funding from the U.S.

Since 1992, the United Nations General Assembly has observed the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on December 3. The annual observance aims to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights, and well-being of persons with disabilities. It also seeks to increase awareness of gains to be derived from the integration of persons with disabilities in every aspect of political, social, economic and cultural life.

Imagine yourself as a young pregnant woman in rural southern Tanzania. Your rural district council doesn’t have a hospital, and neither do the councils that surround your community. As you go into labor, you pack for the agonizing four-hour drive on bumpy roads to the nearest regional hospital to give birth. Once you arrive, it becomes apparent very quickly that the staff is overworked.

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