MSH Approach to Health SystemsStrengthening: What Does This Mean For Me?CLM Staff MeetingApril 26, 2012
Our PurposeTo have a productive engagement with CLM staff on MSH approach and how it applies to our work through: • Examples when and where its been helpful • Reviewing approach and its 6 steps • Sharing an example of an LMG application • Soliciting staff feedback
Health Systems at Work http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PFVCNUOM5Us Source: World Bank, 2011
The Danger of a Perfect Sub-SystemNot considering demand means that many may gountreated THE IMPLICATION: A PERFECT SUB-SYSTEM MAY NOT ALWAYS HELP THE ENTIRE HEALTH SYSTEM A misdirected outreach and delivery strategy is being used
6 steps to achieving greater impact Step 1. Identify the health outcome or impact goal Step 2. Identify the health challenges, their causes and risk factors Step 3. Identify and select high impact interventions Step 4. Determine health system requirements and bottlenecks to achieve coverage levels Step 5. Identify the critical health systems interventions that address bottlenecks Step 6. Select the most appropriate M&E indicators along the approach
Key Resource: One MSH Tools DatabaseYou can access many key tools related to Health Systems Strengthening on the One MSH tools database located in the Tools and Resources sections of the Intranet.
MSH Approach to HSS: New Resources for Staff• MSH Approach to HSS: A Staff Resource (revised March 2012)• Project application worksheet• 4-pager on approach for external audiences (coming soon!) http://intranet.msh.org/technical-topics/hss/index.cfm
We Welcome Your Feedback• Was this discussion about MSH’s approach and how it applies to CLM’s work helpful?• Did you learn anything new?• Do you see the applicability to your work?• How would you make this approach useful to your work?• Is there anything else you would like to see as part of the approach?• Is there anything you think would be helpful to encourage its use?