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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

Proper stock management is essential for providing medicines to patients when and where they need them. This is especially important for people living with HIV because treatment is a lifelong commitment and adherence is critical to good outcomes. Pharmacists must be able to track, analyze, and manage stock information to prevent stock-outs, overstocks, and stock expiring on the shelf.

In Namibia, Togo, and 10 other countries, MSH pioneered the Electronic Dispensing Tool, a cutting-edge information system that uses the patient as the focal point and captures critical information needed to make decisions about an individual’s drug regimen, as well as stock inventory and aggregate patient statistics.How it's usedEnsuring that the correct medicines and amounts have been dispe

An integrated approach to monitoring the safety of medicines that includes both active surveillance and spontaneous reporting is essential to a well-functioning pharmaceutical sector. Active surveillance is particularly important to support the introduction of new essential medicines in low-and middle-income countries, where regulatory systems are often still developing and need support.

National governments must effectively register and track pharmaceutical products to ensure that they are readily available and safe.

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.

Purpose:To conduct indicator-based assessments of a pharmaceutical system.Description:A step-by-step manual describes 46 indicators for function and activity within a pharmaceutical system. It shows how to collect data on the indicators and analyze them.

Purpose: To examine the effectiveness of stock monitoring and record-keeping practices in warehouses and help users identify suggestions for improvement.Description: A user-friendly instrument designed to collect and calculate indicators of effective inventory management.

Purpose:The Responsibility and Authority Mapping Process (RAMP) is a practical management method designed for policymakers and senior managers to help them identify those health management functions for which responsibility and management authority are most ambiguous.

Reducing preventable maternal mortality requires a surveillance system that systematically captures accurate, timely and disaggregated data on how many women die, where, why and when in the reproductive process.

Purpose: The Quality Assurance Manual can be used by national, state or local level health institutions to evaluate the quality of health services at service delivery sites, to determine whether they meet predetermined quality standards in order to be accredited.Description: The Quality Assurance Manual is designed to help assure the delivery of quality health services to clients through a process

Los presentes módulos de capacitación fueron desarrollados para prestadores/as de servicios de consejería médica a mujeres en edad reproductiva, mujeres embarazadas y madres de niños/as menores de dos años. Los mismos abordan de forma integral y con un enfoque de derechos temas relevantes a la salud sexual y reproductiva y salud materna.

Purpose:The purpose of this manual is to provide a set of flexible, adaptable tools, and guidelines to support supervisors in their role of improving the quality of care in the clinics.

Purpose:To provide the organization with a means of managing the performance of their staff through identifying critical performance objectives for all employees which are linked to the priority goals of the organization and reviewed on a specific time frame.Description:The Performance Management Tool consists of three complimentary parts: A Work Planning and Performance Review System, a guide for

Purpose:To collect information about priority nutrition activities to strengthen the nutrition components of primary health care programs at the district level.Description:This checklist is a tool to collect information about priority nutrition activities and to plan activities to strengthen the nutrition component in programs.

Purpose: This toolkit provides managers and facilitators with exercises, tools, and guidelines to improve managers’ skills in leading and managing teams and strengthening individual and team performance to produce results.Description: This toolkit is part of Managers Who Lead: A Handbook for Improving Health Services.

Strengthening a country’s capacity to lead its own development is a cornerstone of the United States Government’s foreign assistance efforts. As a prerequisite to receiving direct funding assistance, donors, such as USAID, must assess an organization’s management and systems readiness for the responsible stewardship of funds.

This page provides the QuanTB User's Guide and Installation Instructions.To learn more about QuanTB and download the software for Mac or PC, please visit the main QuanTB page.

The Framework is intended to support implementation of Ebola response plans at the local level.

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