Revitalizing Public Health Clinics and Their Boards of Directors: The Takamol Model in Egypt
Takamol, a five-year USAID-funded integrated reproductive health project, has revitalized 179 primary healthcare clinics in 11 Egyptian governorates. Through facility improvements, training of clinic staff, and revitalizing clinic boards, Takamol has increased community confidence in and use of facility services.
Pursuing true country ownership for effective programs requires a long-term approach involving persistence, keen understanding of counterparts' perspective, deference, building trust, focus on priorities, technical competence, and sustained optimism.
Sustainable Development in East Africa: Lessons from Four Population, Health, and Environment Projects
The integrated Population, Health, and Environment (PHE) approach is based on the premise that people’s health and the environments in which they live are inextricably linked.This publication features insights from four ongoing PHE projects in East Africa.