Health Systems

Health systems strengthening programs provide support to ensure that developing country health systems are effective, efficient, and equitable. Fully functioning health systems are vital to ensure widespread use of effective health measures.

Courses

 A woman in Pemba, Mozambique receives an explanation on how to take ACTs for malaria_Arturo Sanabria, Courtesy of Photoshare
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) occurs when disease-causing pathogens are able to withstand the killing or suppressing power of antimicrobial medicines. This phenomenon increases the global burden of...
Source - World Health Organization 2011.  Combat drug resistance poster.
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) occurs when disease-causing germs are able to withstand the killing or suppressing power of antimicrobial medicines . This phenomenon increases the global infectious...
This course is designed to build the skills of those who are in a position to support change agents in health service delivery. These change agents may be either local health practitioners and...
A counselor talks with the mother of a new born about breastfeeding, infant health, and child nutrition practices at District Hospital of Chhindwara in the District of Madhya Pradesh, India. © 2013 Anil Gulati, Courtesy of Photoshare
The course will assist USAID field-based health officers, foreign service nationals, and U.S. government partners to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment in health systems strengthening...
This course introduces the basic principles and promising practices related to human resources for health (HRH). HRH is an important element of health systems in general and HRH issues have no simple...
Source - Photo by ASSIST Nigeria, 2014. Description - In Nigeria, the USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project supported the scale-up of national standards for vulnerable children programming in seven core service areas.
This course aims to introduce learners to principles and approaches that can help health care workers continually improve the work that they do. It will help to demystify improving health care, its...
Source - © 1999 Arturo Sanabria, Courtesy of Photoshare. Description - Residents gather as supply and service delivery trucks navigate a washed-out road in Ile district, Mozambique.
The purpose of a logistics system is to get the product to the customer, thereby providing good customer service. This course provides basic information on supply chain logistics for health...