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The Human Resource Management (HRM) Rapid Assessment Tool offers a method for assessing an organization’s human resource management system and how well it functions. This tool helps users to develop strategies to improve the human resource management system and make it as effective as possible. It is designed to be used in public and private health organizations.

Why is Gender Responsiveness in Health Governance so important? Gender-responsiveness in governance has the potential to enhance positive health outcomes not only for women but also for the entire community. Women play three important roles in a health system: 1) as decision makers; 2) as health workers and health care providers; and 3) as users of services.

This resource was designed to help Kenyan civil society organizations (CSOs) working in the health sector to become more effective, efficient, results oriented, and sustainable.

All medicines carry some risk of adverse events; although certain risks are identified when medicines are tested during clinical trials, others aren’t recognized until after the medicine is on the market and has been used in “real world” settings.

If you are interested in QuanTB and would like to download version 4.2:-Please click on this link if your operating system is Windows: https://github.com/MSH/QuanTB/raw/devel/QuanTBforPC.exe-Please click here if your operating system is Macintosh: https://github.com/MSH/QuanTB/raw/devel/QuanTBforMacintosh.jar-Source code for QuanTB can be downloaded at https://github.com/MSH/QuanTBT

Governance Guides: Five Essential Practices of GovernanceIn this series of Governance Guides, Management Sciences for Health (MSH), through USAID's Leadership, Management, and Governance (LMG) Project, shares practical ways to govern your health system well -- even if you have little prior experience in governance. The guides are written for: Ministers of Health or Directors of a department i

The Facilitator’s Guide for Integrating Leadership and Management Curriculum into Pre-service Health Institutions guide leads local leadership and management facilitators from health education institutes through the process of integrating practical, action-oriented leadership and management approaches into pre-service health curricula using a three phased approach: (1) engagement; (2) adapta

This publication makes the case for putting people at the center of health systems strengthening.

Good governance involves constantly striving for better results and improved effectiveness. It requires an interest in and commitment towards continuous improvement. This guide discusses actions that can improve organizations' governance on a continuing basis.

Participation in problem definition improves the quality of solutions and the willingness of stakeholders to help define practical ways to implement the solutions. Stakeholder participation to define solutions in turn improves the willingness and ability of stakeholders to implement the solutions.

This training handbook is designed to facilitate the governance orientation and continuing governance education of the leaders and officials who govern district health systems.

This handbook is designed to facilitate the governance orientation and education for leaders and officials who govern hospitals. When used by the facilitators in conjunction with the LMG Project’s guides and learning resources, participants will be able to master and apply the five practices of good governance in their organization, improving its performance.

The Leadership, Management and Governance (LMG) Project used this guide with Reproductive Health Uganda (RHU) and introduced it to WAHO member states during the Good Practices Forum in July 2015. In January 2016 it was shared with participants at the International Conference on Family Planning in Indonesia. 

This field guide has been designed to be used by health program directors and managers of community-based programs who are considering using community mobilization to improve health at the individual, family, and community level.

The tool uses a scale from 1-5 to rate the capacity of the CSO in four specific M&E dimensions: 1. Planning2. Structures and human resources3. Process and procedures4. Data and information management

Stewardship is the ethical use of common resources in pursuit of financially efficient outcomes. This Setting a Shared Strategic Direction for Health Systems Strengthening guide explores the nature of the practice of stewarding scarce resources (human, financial, political, and technological), and principles and activities that will strengthen organizations' capacity for such stewardship.

The Training of Facilitators Guide was addresses the need to develop strong facilitators of the Leadership Development Program. This tool provides a step-by-step guide to delivering a workshop that will help build a critical mass of facilitators with the necessary skills to lead the six-month-long Leadership Development Program with minimum oversight.

Using the standard dashboard can improve organizational performance by enhancing reporting processes, reducing the volume of data and information targeted at an overwhelmed manager, and promoting timely decision-making.

This pre-service guide leads local L&M facilitators from health education institutes through the process of integrating practical, action-oriented L&M approaches into pre-service health curricula using a three phased approach: (1) engagement; (2) adaptation; and (3) implementation and institutionalization.

This I-Kit was created to guide organizations that seek to broaden their funding base to reflect a hybrid of revenue streams including fees from clients, funding from donors, corporate sponsors, public sector subsidies, charitable contributions and other funding or investment mechanisms.

The Essential Management Package (EMP) is a toolkit of proven leadership development approaches that has been tailored for use by physical rehabilitation centers or other organizations providing services to people with disabilities.

Improving governance is one of the essential elements of realizing the dream of a strong health system achieving greater health impact. Good governance enables the effective use of medicines, information, human resources, and finances to deliver better health service performance and better health outcomes.

The In-service Leadership, Management and Governance Syllabus provides an action-oriented instructional pathway for health leaders, managers, and their teams to improve their leadership and management skills and the governance of health programs. It leverages reliable tools and processes for addressing challenges and producing measurable results through team projects.

The Pre-service Leadership, Management and Governance Syllabus assists pre-service training institutions to effectively and efficiently integrate leadership, management, and governance practices into existing curricula.

PROGRES is a master organizational capacity assessment tool developed by Management Sciences for Health (MSH) staff in February 2014.

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