Management for health services delivery

Management of health facilities: Overall management

  • District Health Facilities: Guidelines for Development and Operations
    WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific, 1998
    guidelines for the planning and design of district hospitals, including extensive information on the selection and maintenance of medical and laboratory equipment.
    (pdf 478kb - Go to bottom of page 4 and click on the link to table of contents - then click on the underlined chapter headings.
    The total document is 349 pages, but you can open one chapter at a time)
  • Health Facility Committees: The Governance Issue
    pdf, 60kb

    Community Health Department, 2004, Aga Khan Health Service, Kenya
    Health facility committees and governance; strengthening health systems: genuine community representation, management capacity, managing revenues, information and quality of services; lessons learnt
    (8 pages, pdf 60kb)
  • Preparing Nurses for Facility Management
    pdf, 442kb

    Community Health Department, 2004, Aga Khan Health Service, Kenya
    Changing role of the dispensary nurse; role of community committee; management functions; training; lessons learned
    (8 pages, pdf 432kb)
  • District Health Facilities: Guidelines for Development and Operations
    Regional Office for the Western Pacific, 1998
    Planning, facility design, equipment, drugs, different levels of facilities/services evaluation
    (349 pages, pdf 478kb)
    (Go to the bottom of page 4 and click on Table of Contents. Then click on the underlined headings)
  • On Being in Charge : A Guide to Management in Primary Health Care
    Rosemary McMahon, Elizabeth Barton, and Maurice Piot, 1992
    Concepts, definitions, principles and main functions of management, health team, leading the health team, organizing, controlling and assessing work
    (472 pages, pdf 52kb)
    (On page 3 of the above link, you can click on the blue headings to see the chapter details)
  • Clinical Engineering Facility Management Guide: Facility Management
    doc, 84kb

    Capt. John Clark, The Air Force Medical Logistics Operations Centre
    People, place, purpose; common functions of facility management
    (5 pages, Word doc 55kb)
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