MSH Publication, Managers Who Lead, Now Available in Arabic

[Managers Who Lead cover, Arabic version]Managers Who Lead cover, Arabic versionManagement Sciences for Health is proud to present the Arabic version of Managers Who Lead, a resource guide designed specifically for health professionals in developing countries in need of skills and strategies for strengthening health systems. This guide prioritizes investing in the people who make up a cohesive, well-functioning health system.

Managers Who Lead is an excellent resource that presents practical leadership and management skills that public or private health sector professionals can immediately put into practice to efficiently lead and manage their teams to face challenges and achieve desired outcomes. Health managers can use this guide to transform their work environment and teams to improve performance and health services.

The availability of this guide in Arabic is proving to be a valuable resource for health professionals working in Arabic speaking parts of the world. Managers Who Lead is now being used by leadership teams working in five governorates in Upper Egypt. The manual includes tools in several chapters that teams in Egypt have found useful for improving the quality of health services and achieving results in their work place.

Kawthar Mahmoud, Undersecretary for Nurses at the Ministry of Health and Population stated, “When I read the manual Managers Who Lead—which includes scientific material and emphasizes the need for managers to gain applied leadership skills—I realized the importance of the application of this scientific content in all sites offering health services. I also recognized the need to train managers of institutions and centers providing health services on these skills to improve their performance, especially mangers and nurse supervisors all over the country.”

Salma El Shazely, Head of Nurses at Luxor International Hospital has also found the guide to be helpful in her work: “This manual has been excellent. It is a very practical and most valuable tool that we use every day in the work place. It is very easy to follow and offers excellent advice for both leaders and upcoming leaders. It guides us along as if we have a mentor right next to us. We find it very beneficial especially because we are located in distant places.” 

Arabic and English versions of Managers Who Lead may be downloaded here.