Strengthening health systems to support and strengthen health services delivery
Learning Areas:Administration, management, leadership
Protection of the public in relation to communicable diseases including prevention or control
Provision of health care to the public
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health
Describe the role of health systems strengthening in supporting and strengthening health services delivery. Discuss and explain some initiatives undertaken by the United States Government to strengthen service delivery across the world. Explain how strengthening the different building blocks of a health system leads to better response for health crises.
Keyword(s): Health Care Delivery, Health Systems Transformation
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: As the Director for USAID's Office of Health Systems I am responsible for the overall strategic direction. I have served with USAID since 1997 in many countries leading efforts to strengthen health systems and health services delivery.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.