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How Work Culture Change Improved Maternal and Infant Mortality Outcomes in Tsholotsho District, Zimbabwe

Introduction Tsholotsho District is one of seven districts from Matebeleland North Province that participated in a Spark Health Africa Transformative Leadership & Culture Change Initiative in Zimbabwe. The intervention ran from January 2017 to December 2018. In Tsholotsho District, 10 District Health Executives were trained, and at least 200 frontline health workers from the 20 …

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An Asset-based approach to strengthening health systems in Uganda

The Ugandan Ministry of Health partnered with Spark Health Africa in 2018 to conduct a transformative leadership and culture change initiative. The transformation journey for district health management teams starts with instructive training on a suite of modules covering management skills and leadership principles. Spark Health Africa then mentors the teams to hone core these …

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How Strong Leadership in Eastern Cape Improved Medicine Stock Availability

South Africa’s Eastern Cape Department of Health collaborated with Spark Health Africa in 2012 to embark on a Transformative Leadership and Culture Change (TLCC) initiative. Using the competencies that they developed as part of this initiative the provincial management team improved stock availability of all medicines and supplies from 54% to 95% over a six-month …

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Team-building in Uganda: Transforming workgroups through alignment of goals and values

The term ”team” is often used to describe what would more accurately be defined as a workgroup. Workgroups are people brought together by a goal in space and time. To truly become a team, a workgroup would need to be aligned. In donor-dependent countries with multiple stakeholders, it may be common for different groups to …

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