DRC IHPplus Fact Sheet on the Leadership Development Program
The Integrated Health Project Plus (IHPplus) was implemented in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) from June 2015 to June 2018 by Management Sciences for Health (MSH) and Overseas Strategic Consulting, Ltd. (OSC), under a subcontract via Pathfinder/Evidence to Action. This USAID-funded project was designed to avoid a gap in services in USAID supported health zones upon completion of the USAID Health Office’s five-year flagship Integrated Health Project (IHP) in 2015. The two major project components were direct support for service delivery and health systems strengthening activities. The DRC, gripped by poor governance and violence for years, is today building a health system to serve its people. This requires strong and responsive management and leadership. DRC-IHPplus assisted the Ministry of Health (MOH) to achieve its goals through the LDP—a team-based professional development program created by Management Sciences for Health (MSH) in 2002 and adapted for use in 40 countries.