May 30 2014
Launching Leadership for Better Health in Cote d’Ivoire by Sylvia Vriesendorp

The LMG project in Cote d’Ivoire focuses, among other things on helping the government in its efforts to decentralize its health services down to the regions and districts.

May 22 2014
How Do Professional Associations Get Resources? Lessons from Zimbabwe by Jim Rice

LMG Project Director, Dr. Jim Rice and Compre Health Services, Executive Chairman, Dr. Godfrey Sikipa, reflect on lessons from their recent seminar on “Leadership, Management and Governance within Health Professional Associations” in Harare, Zimbabwe.

May 22 2014
Governance in the Spotlight: Voices from a Multi-Stakeholder Panel by Eva Ros

The discussion was kicked off with remarks from H.E. Dr. Suraya Dalil’s reflections on the importance of governance in Afghanistan, especially in relation to the recent political turmoil.  For her, governance means ownership, commitment, stewardship, and accountability.

May 21 2014
#Govern4Health: Photo blog from WHA67 by Eva Ros

Governance for Health: Priorities for Post-2015 and Beyond, brought together decision makers from governments, civil society, and international organizations to discuss exactly what Dr. Rugunda described: how governance can maximize and create better health outcomes for the underserved.

May 20 2014
Afghanistan, Cambodia, Tanzania, and Peru recognized for FP/RH gains at WHA by Sarah Lindsay

At a World Health Assembly side event Tuesday, the Global Leaders Council for Reproductive Health presented the Resolve Award to four countries for the progress made by their respective governments toward delivering on…

May 16 2014
Organizational Development with RCT Empathy by Sarah Jonassen Bittman

In March of 2014, LMG provided technical assistance to RCT Empathy, the International Psycho-Rehabilitation Centre for Victims of Torture, Violence and Pronounced Stress Impact based in Tbilisi, Georgia. RCT is one of ten torture rehabilitation centers that work with LMG’s partner The Center for Victims of Torture (CVT), which is supported by USAID.

May 14 2014
Governance in the Spotlight: Gender Responsiveness in Governance by Belkis Giorgis, Mahesh Shukla

This blog post is part of a series leading up to the 67th World Health Assembly (WHA) in Geneva, Switzerland from May 19 – 24, 2014. In conjunction with the WHA, the Leadership, Management & Governance (LMG) Project will host a side session with global health leaders titled, “Governance for Health: Priorities for Post-2015 and Beyond.”

May 10 2014
Young Leaders Create Platform to Influence Post-2015 Development Agenda by Sarah Lindsay

“The negotiations on the Colombo Action Plan were concluded last night and we do have a final Colombo Action Plan. “Dr. Palitha Kohona, Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the United Nations, announced at the Closing Ceremony of the World Conference on Youth 2014 on Saturday, May 10th.

May 08 2014
Governance in the Spotlight: Youth “Crucial Actors” for Health Sector Accountability Post-2015 by Sarah Lindsay

Good governance is like a large elephant, Ahmed Adamu, Chairperson of the Commonwealth Youth Council said. “One person can touch the trunk, one the stomach, and one the tail, and they have had very different experiences with the elephant. Around the world, everyone has different experiences and different perceptions of good governance.”

May 08 2014
Statistics Tell the Story for What Youth Want for Post-2015 by Sarah Lindsay

“Adolescence is considered to be the most healthy time in a person’s life, but the statistics tell a different story,” Dr. Marc Derveeuw, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) representative of Cambodia, told youth delegates at the Promoting Healthy Lifestyles policy roundtable.