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Purpose The Cost and Staffing Projection Tool is used to estimate the costs of achieving health worker staffing targets, comprising salaries and pre-service training costs. Description

Multi-Drug Resistant TB is a major problem in many countries. Cases can be difficult to find and hard and expensive to treat. This tool provides a simple way for managers to compare the cost-effectiveness of different diagnostic and treatment strategies (e.g. hospitalized versus ambulatory treatment systems). 

Multi-Drug Resistant (MDR) TB patients incur significant costs for seeking and undergoing treatment. It is important to understand these costs to develop appropriate levels of social protection to prevent people from deciding not to seek diagnosis or discontinuing treatment, or from suffering economic hardship as a result of treatment. 

The Human Resource Management (HRM) Rapid Assessment Tool offers a method for assessing an organization’s human resource management system and how well it functions. This tool helps users to develop strategies to improve the human resource management system and make it as effective as possible. It is designed to be used in public and private health organizations.

The Multidrug Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR-TB) Cost Effectiveness Analysis Tool is a simple, user-friendly, generic tool that is allows countries to compare the cost-effectiveness of different MDR-TB diagnoses and treatment methods. The tool builds on previous studies about MDR-TB control cost-effectiveness and WHO guidelines on TB control costs and cost-effectiveness.

Why is Gender Responsiveness in Health Governance so important? Gender-responsiveness in governance has the potential to enhance positive health outcomes not only for women but also for the entire community. Women play three important roles in a health system: 1) as decision makers; 2) as health workers and health care providers; and 3) as users of services.

This resource was designed to help Kenyan civil society organizations (CSOs) working in the health sector to become more effective, efficient, results oriented, and sustainable.

All medicines carry some risk of adverse events; although certain risks are identified when medicines are tested during clinical trials, others aren’t recognized until after the medicine is on the market and has been used in “real world” settings.

This compendium is for the use of national TB program staff in high burden settings who are trying to identify strategies to reach at-risk and vulnerable communities more effectively it contains very summarized descriptions of over 120 approaches to reach and serve at-risk and vulnerable populations, and links to over 650 tools and reference materials.

The Framework is intended to support implementation of Ebola response plans at the local level. It contains modules and worksheets to promote: Strengthening local area multisector response coordination Maintaining essential services (health and non-health) during and after the outbreak Limiting the spread of Ebola Supporting Ebola care and treatment protocols

Governance Guides: Five Essential Practices of Governance In this series of Governance Guides, Management Sciences for Health (MSH), through USAID's Leadership, Management, and Governance (LMG) Project, shares practical ways to govern your health system well -- even if you have little prior experience in governance.

The Facilitator’s Guide for Integrating Leadership and Management Curriculum into Pre-service Health Institutions guide leads local leadership and management facilitators from health education institutes through the process of integrating practical, action-oriented leadership and management approaches into pre-service health curricula using a three phased approach: (1) engagement; (2) adapta

This publication makes the case for putting people at the center of health systems strengthening.

Good governance involves constantly striving for better results and improved effectiveness. It requires an interest in and commitment towards continuous improvement. This guide discusses actions that can improve organizations' governance on a continuing basis.

Participation in problem definition improves the quality of solutions and the willingness of stakeholders to help define practical ways to implement the solutions. Stakeholder participation to define solutions in turn improves the willingness and ability of stakeholders to implement the solutions.

This training handbook is designed to facilitate the governance orientation and continuing governance education of the leaders and officials who govern district health systems.

This training handbook facilitates governance orientation and education for leaders and officials who govern health centers. When used by the facilitators in conjunction with the LMG Project’s good governance resources, participants will be able to master and apply the five practices of good governance in their organization, improving its performance.

This handbook facilitates the governance orientation and education for ministry of health officials. When used by facilitators in conjunction with the LMG Project’s guides and learning resources, participants will be able to master and apply the five practices of good governance in their organization, improving its performance.

This handbook is designed to facilitate the governance orientation and education for leaders and officials who govern hospitals. When used by the facilitators in conjunction with the LMG Project’s guides and learning resources, participants will be able to master and apply the five practices of good governance in their organization, improving its performance.

This handbook facilitates the governance orientation and education for officials and leaders who govern provincial health systems. When used by facilitators in conjunction with the LMG Project’s guides and learning resources, participants will be able to master and apply the five practices of good governance in their organization, improving its performance.

The Leadership, Management and Governance (LMG) Project used this guide with Reproductive Health Uganda (RHU) and introduced it to WAHO member states during the Good Practices Forum in July 2015. In January 2016 it was shared with participants at the International Conference on Family Planning in Indonesia. 

This field guide has been designed to be used by health program directors and managers of community-based programs who are considering using community mobilization to improve health at the individual, family, and community level.

The tool uses a scale from 1-5 to rate the capacity of the CSO in four specific M&E dimensions: 1. Planning2. Structures and human resources3. Process and procedures4. Data and information management

The Organizational Capacity Assessment Tool can be utilized for the development of baseline and periodic capacity assessments of an organization, helping users to measure how an organization’s capacity changes over time.

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