Management for health services delivery

Sub-national and district management

This section covers management topics and issues relevant to health authorities responsible for a collection of services and facilities, such as a region, province or district.

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Related topics

Other topics related to district management include basic values important to health (eg: human rights, equity, gender), health sector reform, decentralisation, and other aspects of the management context such as the Milennium development goals (MDGs), Poverty reduction strategies (PRSPs) and Sector wide approaches (SWAPs).

  • Leadership
  • Self management
  • Ethics
  • Communication
  • Problem solving
  • Decision making
  • Team building
  • Supervision
  • Change management
  • Risk management
  • Research into action

The materials provided on these topics are background reading for managers if it is relevant to their particular country context.

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“Solve the problem rather than being alarmist without action”
Above the door to Clement Malau's office - Secretary for Health, Papua New Guinea

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