Igniting a New Way of Thinking

Spark Health Africa is committed to health system strengthening through transformative leadership and collective impact in African Ministries of Health and their partner organisations.

A different kind of leadership to navigate today’s complex healthcare challenges.

Spark Health Africa is a South African registered not-for-profit organisation with a unique approach to health system strengthening through transformative leadership development and driving collective impact.

We seek to cultivate a resilient workforce by changing the work culture within Ministries of Health and to strengthen collaboration between diverse stakeholders in pursuit of collective impact.

Our Mission

IGNITE

Our mission is to IGNITE the power of African public-sector health teams and stakeholders to INNOVATE and improve service delivery, inspiring a culture of ownership and accountability in order to positively IMPACT health systems for healthy and productive individuals, families and communities.

INNOVATE

IMPACT

Our Approach

Spark Health Africa ignites a new way of thinking in healthcare professionals through workshops, on-the-job mentoring and coaching, thought partnership, and mediation. We target health management teams in Africa Ministries of Health and their partner organizations, which includes funding partners, implementing partners, and civil society groups.

Workshops

We support teams as they grow to embody leadership & culture change principles to become resilient change agents.

On-the-job coaching

We mentor and coach health professionals as they apply workshop skills to real-life problem-solving to build management competencies.

Thought partnership

We support teams as they grow to embody leadership & culture change principles to become resilient change agents

Mediation

We guide conversations with diverse stakeholders to conceptualize, commit to and implement initiatives underpinned by collective impact

Our Programs

2021 - present in partnership with VillageReach
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2020 - present
Community Health (CHU4UHC) Platform Approach, Kenya
2020 - present
Platform Approach, South Africa
2018 - 2021
Select districts, Uganda
2018 - 2020
Manicaland province, Zimbabwe
2016 - 2018
Matabeleland North province, Zimbabwe
2016 - 2018
Turkana, Mombasa, and Homa Bay, Kenya
2016 - 2018
Kwazulu-Natal province, South Africa
2016 - 2017
Eastern Cape province, South Africa
2015 - 2016
Southern region, Malawi
2014 - 2015
Bayelsa and Plateau states, Nigeria
2013 - 2014
Central region, Malawi
2013 - 2014
Eastern Cape province, South Africa
2012 - 2013
Lesotho

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