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This self-paced course is designed to provide young people with information about good governance, ideas on how to engage in governance, and ways to strengthen governance skills. It will be useful for youth who already play an active governing role, especially in the health sector, but also for any young person who wants to know more about governance.This course is divided into two modules.

Developed by the USAID-funded Leadership, Management, and Governance (LMG) Project for use by the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) Africa Region, this guide is intended to help build the capacity of volunteers as they are elected to serve on governing bodies at any level and individuals with an impressive track record in a particular area of work who may not have the competencies

Many people are not getting the HIV/AIDS services they need due to lack of health care providers. And paying the salaries of health personnel consumes a major proportion of national budgets for health services—up to 75 percent in some countries.

The Organizational Capacity Assessment Tool can be utilized for the development of baseline and periodic capacity assessments of an organization, helping users to measure how an organization’s capacity changes over time.

In order to fight against future epidemics, the world must take action to prevent, detect, and respond to infectious disease outbreaks.  

Purpose:To assist family planing supervisors to evaluate and improve family planning supervision and services.Description:This tool is a computerized instrument for supervisors of family planning services to assess the facility and personnel readiness to provide family planning.

Studies have shown that the role of a midwife before, during and after delivery can play a crucial role in preventing cross-infection between mother and baby. Mother-to-Child Transmission (MTCT) remains a serious threat, particularly with Zika and HIV viruses. Midwives have the power to change that. 

Purpose:The primary use of the WCA is to measure workgroup climate. Its secondary purpose is to engage workgroup members in a conversation about their particular climate so that together, they can find ways to improve it.

CORE Plus training course conducted for Syrian NGOs in Turkey, 2017. Photo Credit: Steven Collins/MSHPURPOSETo achieve universal health coverage it is essential to know the cost of services so that sufficient resources can be provided for good quality of care.

The Multidrug Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR-TB) Cost Effectiveness Analysis Tool is a simple, user-friendly, generic tool that is allows countries to compare the cost-effectiveness of different MDR-TB diagnoses and treatment methods. The tool builds on previous studies about MDR-TB control cost-effectiveness and WHO guidelines on TB control costs and cost-effectiveness.

Multi-Drug Resistant TB is a major problem in many countries. Cases can be difficult to find and hard and expensive to treat. This tool provides a simple way for managers to compare the cost-effectiveness of different diagnostic and treatment strategies (e.g.

Multi-Drug Resistant (MDR) TB patients incur significant costs for seeking and undergoing treatment.

HOSPICAL: A Tool for Allocating Hospital Costs can help improve a hospital’s performance and enhance its financial sustainability. Managers who use this practical tool will find it a tremendous aid in analyzing current costs and revenues, comparing efficiency, and forecasting what those figures would be if hospital services are expanded or modified.

TB is a major problem in many countries and consumes significant external and domestic resources.The TB Service Delivery Costing Tool was developed to help TB Program Managers have a better understanding of the current and future cost of TB programs to help identify where greater efficiency and cost-effectiveness can be achieved and to help advocate for the provision of adequate funding.  It

PurposeThe purpose of the framework is to provide a structure for developing an integrated plan and budget.DescriptionThe Planning, Costing and Budgeting (PCB) Framework is an Excel spreadsheet workbook designed to allow users to clearly identify the linkages between all elements of a plan – the activities, strategies, objectives and goals, and the budget that would be required to achieve th

PurposeThe purpose of the Community Health Services Costing Tool is to help managers and planners estimate the costs of providing health services at the community level. It can be used for individual community services, packages of services, or for all community services.

PurposeThe results and analysis will provide evidence-based data for implementing, scaling-up, and maintaining iCCM activities that will be invaluable for successful funding advocacy, for conducting feasibility/sustainability studies, for assessment of cost-effectiveness, and for planning financing strategies and mechanisms.DescriptionDiarrhea, malaria and pneumonia are leading causes of child mor

PurposeThe Performance-Based Financing Dashboard is an effective and user-friendly Excel-based tool that program managers can use to improve oversight and performance of grants and contracts.

PurposeTo assist organizations to map the development of key management components and use these results for planning improvements and monitoring progress.DescriptionThe Management and Organizational Sustainability Tool (MOST) is a structured, participatory process that allows organizations to assess their own management performance, develop a concrete action plan for improvement and carry out the

Tuberculosis is a major cause of adult deaths and places a huge social and financial burden on the people who have the disease, as well as on their families and communities.

How to Cost Immunization Programs: A practical guide on primary data collection and analysis, offers practical methodological guidance for country immunization program staff and their consultants and technical teams planning to carry out exercises that involve primary data collection focused on assessing the costs of routine immunization services, including the delivery costs of those services, th

The Community Health Planning and Costing Tool, a UNICEF tool developed by Management Sciences for Health, is designed to cost packages of community health services (CHS) and produce results to help assess performance, plan future services, and prepare investment cases. This handbook, which corresponds to the Community Health Planning and Costing Tool version 2.0, describes the process for co

Health policy makers, program designers and implementers, and public health practitioners are often not aware of how to promote good governance and may not have the tools to influence governing bodies and their governance decisions.As strategic management tools, roadmaps force deep thinking, explain where teams are going, and subsequently help everyone stay on track.

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