Leadership and Management Projects

Activity:Effective Supervision

Period:27-30 October 2008

Description: Development/adaptation of curriculum and materials; organization and conduct of workshop; preparation and submission of workshop report.

Output 40 MOH civil servants and partners attended the workshop

Focus: Supervision

Countries:Rwanda

Funding Agency:UNFPA Rwanda



Activity:Workshop on Team-Building and Leadership

Period:24-28 March 2008

Description: Training of staff in Team-Building and Leadership

Output 20 participants attended the workshop

Focus: Team Building

Countries:Rwanda

Funding Agency:UNFPA Rwanda



Activity:Supervising HIV & AIDS Services

Period:18-29 August 2008

Description: Assistance to HIV & AIDS supervisors in using performance and quality improvement approach to guide, assist, train, and encourage staff to improve their performance and provide high quality health services.

Output 7 participants from Zambia, Ghana, Namibia, Swaziland, Botswana, Nigeria and Rwanda

Focus: HIV & AIDS services

Countries:Kenya

Funding Agency:IPPFARO, BOFWA, The MacArthur Foundation and Trac Plus



Activity:Resource Mobilization and Proposal Development

Period:2008

Description: Provide skills to develop project proposals and to design, implement and evaluate an efficient resource mobilization campaign

Output 7 participants attended the course

Focus: Diversification of funding sources

Countries:Kenya

Funding Agency:IPPFARO, FUTO



Activity:Workshop to Build Capacity of Consultants in Managing Consultancies

Period:2007

Description: To build capacities of this pool of consultancies in managing consulting, taking into account the geographic and linguistic situation of the consultants selected

Output 15 and 28 participants attended the workshops in Burkina Faso and Cameroon respectively

Focus: Consultancy Management

Countries:Burkina Faso, Cameroon

Funding Agency:TSF/WCA



Activity:Results-Based Management Training for UNFPA Country Office Staff and Implementing Partners

Period:26-30, November 2007

Description: Develop/adapt training curricula and materials; plan, organize and conduct training; prepare and submit training report

Output      Increased participants understanding of the RBM and its application to their UNFPA work     Increased capacity to develop and use M&E     Enhanced capacity to develop gender sensitive quantitative and qualitative indicators     23 Participants attended the training

Focus: Results-Based Management

Countries:The Gambia

Funding Agency:UNFPA



Activity:Managing RH Programmes for the Ethiopia Public Health

Period:2007

Description: Allow better involvement of participants in the implementation, formulation, monitoring and evaluation of programmes in population and reproductive health in North and South Wollo zones Course held on 20-31 August 2007

Output 14 participants attended the course

Focus: Reproductive Health (RH)

Countries:Ethiopia

Funding Agency:Packard Foundation, Ethiopian Public Health Association



Activity:Third (3rd) workshop on “Management and Leadership Practices focused on Organization"

Period:23-25 January 2008

Description: The first two workshops were conducted in 2007. The third workshop which was the final one, focused on organizational management and leadership practices.

The purpose of this workshop was to strengthen the capacity of the staff of MCD NEO Senegal in leadership and management in order to achieve the desired results on the ground.
Workshop 1: Dialogue on Global Programme/Management and Leadership Practices Centred on the Individual
Dates: 25-27 April 2007

Output It attracted 16 participants

Focus: Management and Leadership

Countries:Senegal

Funding Agency:Malnutrition Unit of Senegal Ministry of Health i.e. National Executive Bureau and the Committee for the Fight Against Malnutrition in Senegal



Activity: Programme to Build Capacities in Management and Leadership for Staff from the Executive National Office of the Committee in the Fight Against Malnutrition in Senegal

Period:2007

Description: The National Executive Bureau and the Committee for the Fight Against Malnutrition in Senegal’s concern to mobilize more of the internal potential of staff at all levels to attain the results of the second phase of the project. CAFS provided the technical assistance.

Output 44 participants attended the training

Focus: Management and Leadership

Countries:Senegal

Funding Agency:None



Activity:Managing Volunteers in Community Health and Development Programmes

Period:2007

Description: Training to equip participants with knowledge and skills to better manage volunteers in their organizations and projects in order to contribute to the success of community health and development programmes.

Output Capacity building in the management of volunteers

Focus: Community Health and Development

Countries:Ethiopia

Funding Agency:Pathfinder International Ethiopia



Activity:Second Evaluation of Organizational and technical Management of the Regional Institute of Public Health

Period:2006

Description: 10 senior staff from the Regional Institute of Public Health underwent a second exercise of evaluation of the organization and technical management.

Output Action plan reviewed and a new plan for the next 12 months developed.

Focus: Reproductive Health (RH)

Countries:Benin

Funding Agency:AWARE-RH/AED



Activity:Training in management of eye Care services: Leadership and advocacy

Period:2006

Description: Training in eye care management for participants from Benin, Burkina Faso, Guinea, Niger, Senegal and Mali.

Output Strengthen capacities of management of Eye Care services;Leadership and advocacy for heads of Ocular services in six francophone countries

Focus: Reproductive Health (RH)

Countries:Senegal

Funding Agency:West African Health Organization (WAHO)



Activity:Building Capability in RH Management and Advocacy in The Sudan

Period:2006

Description: TOT in MIS for Community Based Reproductive Health Programmes, Facilitative Supervision Training, MIS Training

Output Strengthen the capacities of Packard grantees in supervision, monitoring and evaluation and financial management.Focused on Ahfad University for Women (AUW) (Reproductive Health Services), Near East Foundation, and Impact on Health (through Sudan Family Planning Association).

Focus: Reproductive Health (RH)

Countries:Sudan

Funding Agency:Packard Foundation



Activity:Services for Tailored Training in Health Information Management in Makueni District for DHMT/HMT

Period:2004-2005

Description: Management of RH Programmes course; Facility COPE training; Peer Review Meeting; Community Based Reproductive Health course; Planning & Coordination meeting

Output District Health Management Team equipped with skills in planning, coordination and evaluation of RH programmes

Focus: Reproductive Health (RH)

Countries:Kenya

Funding Agency:Belgian Technical Cooperation



Activity:Training in Leadership and Management of RH Programmes for MOH of Senegal

Period:2004

Description: Training to improve competencies of officers in MoH to contribute to the achievement of national RH objectives, 6-10 December 2004, Saly/Mbour, Senegal

Output 17 Officers of MoH Senegal

Focus: Reproductive Health (RH)

Countries:Senegal

Funding Agency:UNFPA/CST



Activity:Building Capability in RH Management and Advocacy in The Sudan

Period:2001-2006

Description: Task Force Committee Meeting ; visit to Sudan by CAFS to follow up task force meeting; Tailor-made course for Sudan participants in management of RH programmes.

Output Promotion of management and advocacy development for RH for Packard Grantees in Sudan Khartoum State.

Focus: RH Management, Advocacy

Countries:Sudan

Funding Agency:Packard Foundation



Activity:Management and Leadership Development

Period:2001-2005

Description: Strategic planning and organisational assessment of the Family Life Education Project in Uganda;Development of various “packages” for training in East and West Africa;Co-facilitation of a seminar on Learning Exchange for Community Based Family Planning Programme in Kisumu;Two-day Dialogue on Leadership;Curriculum Development for Results Based Consulting;Leadership Training

Output Addressed Management and Leadership challenges at all levels of the Health sector

Focus: Reproductive Health (RH)

Countries:None

Funding Agency:MSH



Activity:Visionary Leadership in Population and Development Programme

Period:2000-2006

Description: Country Assessment Dialogues to identify leadership gaps and weaknesses; identification of anchor institutions for providing in-country leadership training in Sudan, Ethiopia, Nigeria;Development of 2-week training curriculum + modules, a self learning module and a mentoring guide; Interview and Selection of first & second cohort of participants for the VLP programme in Sudan and Ethiopia;National launch workshops in Sudan and Ethiopia; Advanced leadership training, Nairobi, Kenya
On the job support follow up: Transfer of Leadership Course to Ahfad University, Transfer of Leadership Course to Addis Ababa University. Training of Trainers for Ahfad University (Leadership Course), Self Development Group Workshop in Khartoum, Training Of Trainers for Addis Ababa University (Leadership Course),

Transfer of VLP Leadership Training to Adolescent Health and Information Project (AHIP); Workshops on Resource Mobilization: Genrating Innovative Interventions: and Advocacy, Khartoum, Sudan. Workshop in Resource Mobilization & Advocacy: Gender Mainstreaming: and Women’s Health, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Output Development of a critical mass of visionary leaders who would make a difference in population programmes

The HIV/AIDS group developed a fundraising proposal: “Combating HIV/AIDS in Khartoum” aiming at awareness creation and capacity building for service providers, written with activities involving VLP fellows and coordinated by Society for Women and AIDS in Sudan.

Focus: RH Management

Countries:Ethiopia, Nigeria,Sudan, India

Funding Agency:Packard Foundation



Activity:Regional Networking Expansion Activities

Period:2001-2003

Description: Development of Training Manual in Managing HIV/AIDS Programmes at the Workplace; Organisational development of Nutrition Coalitions for Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania.

Output Managing regional networking activities in East and Southern Africa

Focus: Networking & Capacity Building

Countries:Sub-Saharan Africa

Funding Agency:USAID/REDSO



Activity:In-Country course on Health Education and Promotion in Ethiopia

Period:2002

Description: Preliminary activities in Nairobi to discuss the contents and logistics for the training; Adaptation of CAFS training manual by the CAFS trainer and staff of Addis Ababa University to address areas proposed by the Health Education Centre, MOH; Training in designing, implementing and evaluating effective IEC and behavior change communication programmes in Ethiopia

Output 26 health officers provided with knowledge and skills to design and implement effective health education programmes in Ethiopia

Focus: Advocacy

Countries:Ethiopia

Funding Agency:Ministry of Health, Ethiopia, UNFPA



Activity:Training MOH/Mali Cadres in Multi-Sectoral Approach to Health, Contracting and Human Resource Management

Period:2002

Description: Design and implementation of tailor-made course in multi-sectoral approach to health, contracting and human resource management.

Output 15 Cadres (5 Doctors and 10 Paramedics) trained in a two-week course and produced own individual action plans to apply the acquired skills

Focus: Management of Reproductive Health

Countries:Mali

Funding Agency:MOH-Mali, USAID



Activity:Institutional Assessment for Cote d'Ivoire Family Planning Association (AIBEF)

Period:2002

Description: Association’s management systems and procedures over the last five years analyzed and report produced on the way forward

Output Causes of association's crisis determined and strategies proposed to overcome the situation

Focus: Organizational Development

Countries:Cote d'Ivoire

Funding Agency:IPPF, AIBEF



Activity:In-country training on Managing HIV/AIDS Programmes at the Workplace

Period:2001-2006

Description: Training designed and implemented to provide programme managers and peer education programme coordinators with Advocacy skills so that they can act as catalysts in directing their organization' response to HIV/AIDS;
Programme planning and implementation skills, to enable them design tailor-made interventions for their respective organizations

Output 11 Programme coordinators from 7 companies in Mombasa, Kenya, trained

Focus: HIV/AIDS

Countries:Kenya

Funding Agency:International Centre for Reproductive Health (ICRH)



Activity:Management and Leadership Development

Period:2001-2005

Description: Strategic planning and organizational assessment of the FLE Project in Uganda;; Development of various “packages” for training in East and West Africa; Co-facilitation of a seminar on Learning Exchange for Community Based Family Planning Programme in Kisumu; Two-day Dialogue on Leadership; Business Planning Pre-launch Assessment; Two-day Dialogue on Leadership; Curriculum Development for Results Based Consulting Course; Leadership Training; Training of Senior Ministry of Health Staff in Leadership; Leadership and Management Dialogues

Output Addressed Management and Leadership challenges at all levels of the Health sector

Focus: Reproductive Health (RH)

Countries:Kenya

Funding Agency:MSH