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National Ebola Recovery Strategy for Sierra Leone (2015-2017)

Government of Sierra Leone, 2015

This 24-month recovery plan focuses on three sequential steps in Sierra Leone: (1) getting to and maintaining zero cases, (2) implementing immediate recovery priorities, with a special focus on restoring access to basic healthcare, reopening and running of schools in a healthy environment, providing social protection support, and revamping the private sector, including agriculture activities; and (3) transitioning back into the Agenda for Prosperity plan.

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Sierra Leone Basic Package of Essential Health Services (2015-2020)

Ministry of Health Sierra Leone, 2015

The Basic Package of Essential Health Services provides a framework and guiding document for improving health service delivery in Sierra Leone. It represents a commitment from the Government of Sierra Leone (GoSL) through the Ministry of Health and Sanitation (MoHS) to ensure that a basic level of essential health care service delivery is available to its people.

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Resource Mobilization Implementation Kit

Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3), 2015

The Resource Mobilization Implementation Kit (I-Kit) takes you through each step of the resource mobilization process, from the fundamental elements of a strategic plan, as the source of new business opportunities, to the detailed phases of drafting a proposal for a donor, writing a business plan and preparing some smaller business development documents, such as a business opportunity brief.

While the primary audience for this HC3 Project I-Kit is social behavior change communication (SBCC) practitioners and organizations with a strong focus on SBCC, the implementation kit includes definitions, templates, and resources that may be reviewed and adapted. 

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Plan Stratégique National de Lutte Contre le Sida (2014-2017)

Programme National Multisectoriel de Lutte contre le Sida (PNMLS), 2014

Le Plan Stratégique National de lutte contre le sida 2014 – 2017 est élaboré dans un contexte international d’espoir de la fin de l’épidémie à l’horizon avec la réduction importante de nombre des nouvelles infections au VIH. La République Démocratique du Congo voudrait par ce plan renforcer les acquis de la réponse nationale et passer à l’échelle de ses interventions dans le cadre de sa vision vers un Congo sans sida. C’est dans ce cadre qu’un processus fortement participatif et inclusif a procédé à la revu de performance du Programme sida et qui a conduit à l’élaboration du nouveau Plan Stratégique prenant en compte l’orientation du cadre d’investissement.

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National HIV & AIDS Strategic Plan (2015-2020)

Ministry of Health Liberia, 2014

This national strategic plan focuses on preventing new HIV infections in Liberia in order to maintain a low HIV prevalence in the next six years. The plan aims to reduce new HIV infections by 50% by 2020; intensify the provision of quality and accessible HIV prevention information and services for key populations; and also accelerate actions to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV by 2020, including placing positive mothers on lifelong antiretroviral therapy (Option B+) as the preferred regime of treatment for HIV positive pregnant women.

The Government of Liberia remains committed to the international obligations as enshrined in the 2011 Political Declaration on HIV, the Universal Access and UNAIDS Three Zeros: zero new HIV infections, zero discrimination, and zero new AIDS related deaths.

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Liberia Community Health Road Map

Ministry of Health Liberia, 2014

This Community Health Road Map document provides guidance to the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare to coordinate and activate the existing community health structures and support systems at all levels, as well as accelerate the implementation of a standardized package of community health services. It aims to improve the health and social welfare status of the population of Liberia on an equitable basis at the community level, with the vision of having a healthy population with social protection for all.

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National Multisectoral Strategic Plan for Family Planning (2014-2020)

Ministry of Health Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2014

The National Multisectoral Strategic Plan for Family Planning (2014-2020) aims to ensure a sustained increase in modern contraceptive use by Congolese women and men who wish to use contraception, progressively decrease the use of less efficient traditional methods, and respond to the currently high unmet need for family planning. It provides a multisectoral approach with cooperative efforts from several ministries and donors, national and international nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), and faith-based organizations (FBOs). These efforts are coordinated by the National Program for Reproductive Health (PNSR), the structure mandated by the Ministry of Public Health to promote and coordinate activities related to reproductive health.

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Accreditation - Transforming and scaling up health professionals' education and training

World Health Organization, 2013

World Health Organization Guidelines on Transforming and scaling up health professionals' education and training: Recommendation -- National governments should introduce accreditation of health professional education where it does not exist and strengthen it where it does exist. Accreditation, if properly used, is a key tool for quality management of professional education and for ensuring that graduates have the competencies that correspond to accepted professional standards and to the needs of the population. The alignment of accreditation with health goals is one of the four enabling actions that contribute to scaling up the education of health professionals. Accreditation is particularly important at a time when private health professional education is proliferating, often in an unregulated environment.

 

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Transforming and Scaling up Health Professionals’ Education and Training: WHO Education Guidelines

World Health Organization, 2013

These guidelines call for new approaches in health professionals’ education. Approaches are needed that transform systems and encourage the move away from the traditional focus on tertiary care hospitals to initiatives that foster community engagement. The guidelines recommendations support and advocate for implementation considerations in efforts to involve communities and countries collectively for this transformational change in health professionals’ education. It is the intent of the Guidelines to encourage educational and training institutions to foster and enhance the relational activity and the interaction and planning between education, health and other sectors.

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Everyday Leadership: Tools for Teaching Leadership & Management

International Training & Education Center for Health (I-TECH), 2013

Developed by the International Training and Education Center for Health (I-TECH), the Everyday Leadership website is an online repository of materials developed as part of I-TECH's Everyday Leadership Project and includes more than 130 curricular materials, 370 short video teaching clips, 21 longer video profiles in leadership, and 21 case studies developed by I-TECH to strengthen global health leadership and management practices. Training topics include:

  • Leadership
  • Management
  • Supervision
  • Communication
  • Policy & Advocacy
  • Organizational Development
  • Financial Management