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). 

May 05 2015
Supporting Midwives To Save Lives In South Sudan

Over this last week, local facilitators from Juba and a team from Amref Health Africa and Management Sciences for Health launched a capacity development training with eight South Sudanese midwifery managers called the Leadership, Management & Governance (LMG) for Midwifery Managers Certificate Course. The course helps midwives learn and utilize practices that can help them become advocates for their profession, as well as for mothers and newborns in their communities. It also prepares…

May 05 2015
LMG Project Launches a Global Search for Youth Leadership Programs

“Young people are the next generation of leaders” – how many times do we say this or some version of it? Yet, do we examine the rhetoric behind it? What does it mean to strengthen youth leaders and what do programs that embody this mantra look like?

May 02 2015
LMG Mentoring Network: May 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 Christine Butegwa from Kenya.

May 01 2015
Leadership, Management, and Governance for Inclusive Health

In this edition of the LMG Newsletter, learn more about what you can do as a health manager and leader to have more inclusive programming to reach vulnerable populations. (Image © 2005 Comfort Idagba, Courtesy of Photoshare)

May 01 2015
Increasing Access to HIV/AIDS programming for MSM in the Middle East/North Africa Region

Under the USAID-funded LMG Project, MSH partners with the International HIV/AIDS Alliance to provide HIV-related services in the Middle East/ North Africa (MENA) region. This program is effectively reaching men who have sex with men (MSM) in a region where such work was once thought to be near impossible. The peer education and support, condom distribution, HIV testing and counseling, and referral for STI diagnosis and treatment has a significant effect on the lives of MSM in the region, as…