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Can cell phones transform the role of CHWs in the health system? Can the levonorgestrel intrauterine system be successfully introduced through mobile outreach in sub-Saharan Africa? How can we improve malaria in pregnancy programs? What was the impact on the health system of a meningococcal vaccine campaign?
The editors of the Global Health: Science and Practice (GHSP) Journal invite you to read about these and many others issues in Volume 2, Issue 1.
What does the Toolkit offer?
- Essential facts on the safety, effectiveness, and importance of emergency contraception.
- Tools for advocacy and policy making, including talking points, and global and regional data on current availability and use of emergency contraception.
- Training and service delivery tools for providing emergency contraception, including manuals, job aids, guidelines, and more.
- Resources for various facets of emergency contraception program management, including logistics, social marketing, and scale-up.
- Country experiences with delivery of emergency contraceptive services, including assessments, case studies, and policy briefs.
- Links to websites of key organizations working to improve health outcomes worldwide by expanding access to emergency contraception.
Visit the new Emergency Contraception Toolkit.
Just published in the Knowledgement Managment for Development Journal (KM4D) “Collaborative learning and stakeholder engagement: lessons and implications of the revitalization of the Continuing Professional Development policy for health workers in Nigeria”, Mwaikambo and colleagues present the lessons of a multi-stakeholder project aimed to revitalize Nigeria’s Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Policy for Medical Laboratory Scientists (MLS).
The paper assesses the extent to which the project partners feel that the project objectives have been met as a result of participating in a variety of stakeholder engagement techniques throughout the planning and implementation of project activities. A mixed method evaluation concluded that developing eLearning courses for CPD credits made the Policy more accessible to MLS.
In addition, the evaluation concluded that the employment of the various stakeholder engagement techniques facilitated mutual learning and improved stakeholder collaboration and joint adoption and implementation of the Policy and eLearning courses. The authors conclude the paper with a number of suggestions as to how to further improve stakeholder engagement that can be adopted by other similar partnerships.
To learn more about the K4Health/Nigeria Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Program, read Lisa Mwaikambo's blog.