Nov 21 2013
Wrap Up: The 3rd Global Forum on Human Resources for Health by

Wrap Up: The Global Forum on Human Resources for Health in Recife, Brazil, began last week with the challenges lying ahead and the progress made so far in the push for greater access to health care.

Nov 18 2013
WHO Steps Forward with New Initiative on Smarter Governance in Health Systems by Jim Rice

How can health system leaders better understand and apply new insights in to smart governance?

Nov 15 2013
Gender Equity at Global Forum in Recife by

The 3rd Global Forum on Human Resources for Health ended today with the presentation of its outcome document, the Recife Political Declaration on HRH and with questions on how better represent women in senior management roles.

Nov 15 2013
Everyone at ICFP is in the Business of Leading Change by Kate Wilson

Guiding change is often referred to as the ultimate test of a leader. Through the Guide to Fostering Change to Scale Up Effective Health Services, LMG and its partners in the IBP Consortium are putting systematic approaches to effective change and scale up into the hands of FP/RH leaders, enabling leaders themselves to build a strong foundation for meeting the global demands for…

Nov 15 2013
ICFP Closing Event: Good Governance and Accountability Needed in Post-MDG Agenda by Sarah Lindsay

With only two years left until the deadline to meet the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the global development community is looking to the future. “The new post-2015 development agenda should build on the MDGs, but include new challenges facing people on the planet,” said Elizabeth Lule, Director of Family Planning at the…

Nov 15 2013
Women Have Been Leaders for Generations in Africa by Eva Ros

The sentiment that women in leadership roles at every level need to be engaged was echoed by the panelists at Wednesday’s plenary, “Achieving Equity through Women in Leadership” at the International Conference on Family Planning.

Nov 15 2013
Leadership and Governance in the Spotlight at AWLN High Level Panel by Sarah Lindsay

On Thursday night, leaders from all over Africa gathered at the International Conference on Family Planning for the African Women’s Leadership Network (AWLN) High Level Panel, held in partnership with IPPF.

Nov 14 2013
Exploring Public-Private Partnership at Global Forum on Human Resources for Health by

A fascinating panel session on public-private partnerships to advance Human Resources for Health, occurred with a line-up of high-level experts at the 3rd Global Forum on Human Resources for Health.

Nov 14 2013
LMG Partner AMREF Receives Award at Global Forum on Health Workforce by

The African Medical and Research Foundation (AMREF) promotes long lasting changes in health in Africa, and believes that the power of transformation lies within its communities.

Nov 14 2013
In Pictures: Youth Leadership Workshop for Family Planning by Sarah Lindsay

Youth leaders have been in the spotlight at the International Conference on Family Planning with multiple sessions and a plenary dedicated to youth leadership.