Strengthening Strategic Health Information Systems in Kenya's North Eastern Province
Running from 2007- 2012, APHIAplus NAL has laid the foundation for the use of data for decision making at facility, district, provincial, and national levels. With a mandate to improve the quality of service delivery, building strategic health information systems capacity was integral to the APHIAplus NAL strategy. This technical brief discusses steps taken by the project to meet challenges to the use of strategic health information in Kenya’s North Eastern Province, and provides recommendations for future similar efforts in comparable contexts.
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.