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approach for supporting regional CSOs towards sustainability

  1. 1. Stronger health systems. Greater health impact.Developing a customized capacity building approach for supportingregional CSOs towards sustainability Sciences for Health ManagementSheilla Benyera, Roselyn Kareithi, Jerusha Govender, Puleng LetsieMSH Building Local Capacity Project 1
  2. 2. Session outline • Welcome and Introductions • Objectives • Introduction to Management Sciences for Health (MSH) and Building Local Capacity for HIV/AIDS Service Delivery in Southern Africa Project (BLC) • Familiarization with the BLC Customized Capacity Building Approach Management Sciences for Health • Practice developing a customized capacity building plan • Discussion and wrap upMSH Building Local Capacity Project 2
  3. 3. Expected outcomes • Familiarize participants with BLC capacity building approach for enhancing sustainability • Practice developing a customized capacity building plan • Provide opportunity for participants to share experiences for developing customized capacity building plan Management Sciences for HealthMSH Building Local Capacity Project 3
  4. 4. Who is here? My name is ... I work for ... (organization) as the ... (job title) Management Sciences for HealthMSH Building Local Capacity Project 4
  5. 5. WHO is MSH? •A non-profit international health organization •Supports 2,000+ people in 70 countries •Seeks to save lives Management Sciences for Health and improve health outcomes Part of MSH TeamMSH Building Local Capacity Project 5
  6. 6. What is the BLC Project? • Building Local Capacity for HIV Service Delivery in Southern Africa Project (BLC) • MSH project, funded by USAID • BLC vision for Improved Capacity in Southern Africa o Expanding HIV prevention knowledge and services o Strengthening local and regional institutions o Ensuring quality of health services o Increasing care and support for OVCHealth Management Sciences for o Strengthening Global Fund Principal RecipientsMSH Building Local Capacity Project 6
  7. 7. What is a customized capacity building approach? • Tailor-made approach • Responsive • Targeted • Best-match Management Sciences for HealthMSH Building Local Capacity Project 7
  8. 8. Why Customize? • Disparities • Capacities • Leadership and charisma • Country context • Resources Management Sciences for HealthMSH Building Local Capacity Project 8
  9. 9. BLC Customized Capacity Building Model Management Sciences for HealthMSH Building Local Capacity Project 9
  10. 10. Why Measure Capacity Building? • Understand outcomes and impact of work • Collect data on o Capacity levels o Improvements over time o Key areas of focus • Monitor changes in service delivery Management Sciences for HealthMSH Building Local Capacity Project 10
  11. 11. What does BLC use to measure capacity building support? • Consolidates information from a large number of sources and other MSH tools o Management and Organizational Sustainability Tool (MOST) o BLC Capacity Assessment Tool • Adapted to be regionally specific • Administered in a participatory manner Management Sciences for Health • Graduating stages o embryonic to matureMSH Building Local Capacity Project 11
  12. 12. Dimension of the Tool 1. Leadership and Governance 2. Structures and Systems 3. Human Resources Management 4. Financial Management 5. Program Management 6. Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation 7. Partnerships Management Sciences for Health 8. Knowledge Management 9. Grants ManagementMSH Building Local Capacity Project 12
  13. 13. Group work In your groups read Your Health Incorporated case study and answer the following: o In your groups using information from Figure 1 and Table 1, develop a customized capacity building plan for YHI for its Human Resources Management component. (Record on flipchart) o What challenges do anticipate in implementing this capacity building plan? Managementsolutions do you propose? What Sciences for Health o How will you make sure that the capacity you built lasts beyond your technical assistance?MSH Building Local Capacity Project 13
  14. 14. Plenary discussions • Each group presents its capacity building plan/template • Discussions Management Sciences for HealthMSH Building Local Capacity Project 14
  15. 15. YHI Human Resources Capacity Building Plan Component Baseline Score in Capacity Gap Action Indicator Budget Timeframe Responsible % Person or BLC YHI Organization 1. Human 54 50 1. Timeshee 1. Review and Resourc t system implement es not in the Manage place. timesheet ment 2. HR policy and policies roll-out a and coded procedur timesheet es not system compliant 2. Review and with roll-out of USAID HR policies rule and and regulation procedures s (national legislation)Management Sciences for Health 3. Provide support to develop a staff developme nt policy and framework and a performanc e manageme nt systemMSH Building Local Capacity Project 15
  16. 16. http://www.hivsharespace.net/blc/ocat Management Sciences for HealthMSH Building Local Capacity Project 16
  17. 17. Conclusions • BLC’s customized approach enhances organizations’ service delivery and sustainability through improved management, governance, and financial systems • Participatory and prioritized capacity building plans allow for sustained capacity building efforts and addresses gaps in service delivery • Replicable model-highly participatory which promotes Management Sciences for Health ownership, accountability and sustainabilityMSH Building Local Capacity Project 17
  18. 18. Questions & Comments Management Sciences for Health sbenyera@msh.orgMSH Building Local Capacity Project 18
  19. 19. Stronger health systems. Greater health impact. Saving lives and improving the health of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people Management Sciences for Health by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health.MSH Building Local Capacity Project 19

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