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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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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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Government-centred health system strengthening: Lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic in Africa

The divergent paths that countries have taken in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic have demonstrated the importance of government leadership to safeguard population health. While no country has eliminated COVID-19, there are definite success stories that have largely contained spread and averted the detrimental health impacts seen elsewhere in the world.  Notably, success stories …

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