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Purpose The purpose of the framework is to provide a structure for developing an integrated plan and budget. Description

Purpose:A guide that provides logistic formulas and principles to help clinic and warehouse staff manage contraceptive supplies and other commodities properly and efficiently, at service delivery sites, and at storage and warehouse facilities.Description:The tool is a reference manual with guidelines on how to keep appropriate levels of contraceptive supplies available, good warehouse practices to

Purpose:To improve family planning program development and policy decision making by using client data from the Demographic Health Survey (DHS) to answer specific national and organizational level policy and programmatic questions.Description:The policy manual and accompanying diskettes describe how DHS data can be used to answer specific programmatic questions about designing cost-effective and c

Purpose: To collect information about priority nutrition activities to strengthen the nutrition components of primary health care programs at the district level. Description:

Purpose: To conduct indicator-based assessments of a pharmaceutical system. Description:

Purpose: To assess the appropriateness of computerizing a health facility warehouse. If users are interested in receiving technical assistance to improve and/or computerize the logistics information system, Management Sciences for Health (MSH) will analyze the responses to determine the initial steps in this process. Description:

Purpose: The User’s Guide was prepared for two reasons: To document the experience and lessons of the Management Sciences for Health (MSH) Turkey program in implementing quality surveys, and To provide other international health programs with detailed information to replicate similar surveys to improve performance and management of family planning (FP) and reproductive health (RH) programs.

Purpose To provide a framework and tools to help countries assess options for expanding social insurance coverage and make decisions about social insurance policies. Description

Purpose:This tool helps program managers and clinicians determine the extent to which current reproductive health services are youth-friendly.

Purpose:Community COPE is intended to assist supervisors and staff at service delivery sites to gather information from the community about the services the facility provides. The process identifies site strengths and weakness and also involves community members in addressing the weaknesses identified.

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.

Purpose:To provide health care staff with a continuous quality improvement approach to maternal health services.Description:COPE is a process and a set of simple and practical tools for assessing and improving the quality of maternal health services. The process encourages self-assessment and joint problem solving by service staff and supervisors.

Purpose: To evaluate and improve counselor-client interactions. Description:

The Virtual Business Planning for Health Program (VBPH) equips organizations to develop a sound business plan to advance its mission. Participants learn how to capture and package new ideas, identify target markets, and determine the best complement of staff to design and launch the new product or service.

Global Exchange Network for Reproductive Health (GEN) is a Web-based network for reproductive health individuals and organizations. GEN currently has more than 1,300 members who participate in events in English, Spanish, and French.  Previous topics covered by GEN seminars include: the financial sustainability of reproductive-health programs and organizations;

Antecedentes y derechosEn los más de 200 países del mundo se hablan aproximadamente 6.912 idiomas1. De ellos, 150 países tienen por lo menos una minoría sustancial, es decir un grupo étnico o religioso que conforma por lo menos el 10% de su población. Alrededor de 300 millones de personas pertenecen a los grupos indígenas del mundo2.

In September 1994, many thousands of men and women from every corner of the world—national leaders and representatives of governments, family planning organizations, women's groups, and health agencies—will meet in Cairo, Egypt to discuss what is probably the most important issue facing the world today: the limits to global survival resulting from rapid rates of population growth and s

To diversify funding sources, health and social service organizations are finding that they can secure funds from nontraditional private sources—companies, professional investors, and individuals—for innovations in their social programs. A well-crafted business plan can often open the door to the foundations and corporate giving programs engaged in philanthropy or social investing.

You can take the following kinds of actions to develop your own leadership capacity and that of your staff and to improve working conditions.

The goal of this document is to provide practical guidance on commodity management issues related to establishing, managing, and scaling up voluntary counseling and testing (VCT) programs at both national and program levels.

UNAIDS estimates that about 2.6 million children (aged 0-14) were living with HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa at the end of the year 2001, and most of these HIV infections were a result of mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) of HIV. In the same year, about 11 million children aged 0-14 were orphans as a result of their parent or parents' AIDSrelated death.

Practices that enable work groups and organizations to face challenges and achieve results.  

This tool, developed in partnership with Stop TB/WHO and the World Bank, assists DOTS programs in identifying performance problems; underlying stakeholder motivations that may contribute to those problems; and potential incentives, enablers, and system improvements that can address motivational challenges. 

Primary Healthcare Revitalization, Integration and Decentralization in Earthquake-affected Areas (PRIDE) is a USAID-funded project to improve primary healthcare services and health outcomes in Bagh and Mansehra districts. PRIDE came into being in the aftermath of the earthquake that struck northern Pakistan on 8 October 2005, bringing devastation to a 30,000 sq. km.

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