Improving Leadership, Management, and Governance to Strengthen Health Systems

Publication

Over six years (2011-2017), the USAID-funded Leadership, Management, and Governance (LMG) Project strengthened health systems to deliver more responsive services to more people. Based on important lessons learned under the LMG Project, the L+M+G conceptual model unpacks key concepts and ideas to explain how strategies to enhance leadership, management, and governance work to strengthen health systems and improve their performance and impact. Our work focused on developing people and teams, within organizations, networks, and public institutions at all levels of the health system, that are empowered to lead, manage, and govern to achieve greater health outcomes. Our approach helps navigate highly complex and often unpredictable environments in order to unlock the potential of individuals and teams to make progress. Although we work at all levels of the health system, we deliberately focus on the organizations, networks, and public institutions that play a role in improving the health system.