Tools, Resources, and Publications Results

Health Systems Assessment Approach: A How-To Manual

This assessment is designed to provide a rapid yet comprehensive assessment of a country's health system. Key health system functions are reviewed including: governance, health financing, human resources, pharmaceutical management, and health information systems.

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Building Contexts that Support Effective Community Responses to HIV/AIDS: a South African Case Study

Building contexts that support effective community responses to HIV/AIDS: a South African Case Study discusses a health-enabling social environment, and some of the strategies currently being used to build social contexts to support effective HIV/AIDS management in southern Africa.

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Good Practice Guide: HIV and Drug Use

This guide aims to support the scale up of community-based HIV and harm reduction programmes in developing and transitional countries. It looks at practice and research in developing and transitional countries and the principles underlying practice and research in resource-rich countries.

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Global Advocacy, Partner Engagement, and Cost Share Strategies

The objective of the LMG Project is to support health systems strengthening by addressing the gap in leadership, management, and governance (L+M+G) capacity of policy makers, health care providers, and program managers to implement interventions of high impact that strengthen health management and service delivery systems at all levels and ensure the quality of health service provision

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Scaling Up HIV/AIDS Programs

Scaling Up HIV/AIDS Programs is a manual (2004) based on MSH's experience in Tanzania that explains in detail how to determine resource needs and provides templates for defining needs in all the areas related to HIV and AIDS (such as medicines, supplies, equipment, training, and construction) and for calculating the associated costs and creating budgets.

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