Strengthening Management in Low Income Countries Management capacity is often cited as a constraint to achieving public health goals, yet the course of change remains unclear. This paper summarizes key challenges and effective strategies in developing middle management capacity in low-income countries, and the role of the international community.
Technical Brief No.1 - Integrated health services: what and why? Integration is not a new topic – in the past it has been the subject of a rather polarized debate. It is once again topical, largely because of the rise of single-disease funding and in recognition of the fact that the health Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) will not be met without improving health systems. This paper reviews experiences and identifies some key messages.