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Organizational Capacity Assessments for Policy, Advocacy, Financing, and Governance


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Nicole Judice of Health Policy Plus presents on organizational capacity assessments for policy, advocacy, financing, and governance

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Organizational Capacity Assessments for Policy, Advocacy, Financing, and Governance

  1. 1. Health Policy Plus (HP+) Organizational Capacity Assessments for Policy, Advocacy, Financing, and Governance
  2. 2. …the ability of health systems actors to work together at multiple levels to coordinate and sustain the policy process, and to strengthen financing and governance affecting the health sector. CAPACITY FOR HEALTH POLICY, FINANCE,AND GOVERNANCE IS… Strong PoliciesWell Implemented Good Governance Health Financing
  3. 3. OCA adaptation Elements of capacity required to improve and foster enabling environment Engage civil society in participatory processes for policy advocacy, implementation, & monitoring Identify/analyze policy & financial needs Support evidence-based decisions about introduction/expansion of new health services Monitor the policy process and monitor and evaluate outcomes of policy implementation Implement new accountability/citizen engagement systems & structures Develop & execute costed implementation plans Engage the private sector in service delivery & health systems strengthening Model the links between health & attainment of SDG goals Support UHC initiatives such as insurance Support innovative financing models for scale up Analyze policy environment & support more effective policy implementation Engage in financing discussions, including domestic resource mobilization Strengthen capacity to foster accountability through policy communication techniques
  4. 4. Outreach and expectation exchange Facilitated/guided self-assessment Results debrief and priority-setting Action plan development Monitoring progress and re-assessment 4 Process
  5. 5. Group discussion for each component • Define and describe performance ideal – what do we mean by high capacity? • Team strengths and purpose • Staff and resources in place and gaps • Systems and processes in place and gaps Individual, private scoring • capacity • importance 5 Self-assessment process
  6. 6. 6 Self-assessment Scoring Sheet
  7. 7. Analyzes team data Generates graphs for debrief and reporting 7 OCA Spreadsheet for Debrief Compiles areas for improvement to guide planning
  8. 8. Identify capacity needs and how to fill them Monitor progress and revisit plan regularly 8 Action Planning and Monitoring
  9. 9. Kenya: University of Nairobi, School of Economics
  10. 10. Costing methodologies – training workshop and coaching Policy communication – training workshop and coaching Internship program Raise awareness of potential clients Incentives for faculty to engage students in consultancy assignments Capacity Development Plan
  11. 11. Health Policy Plus (HP+) is a five-year cooperative agreement funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development under Agreement No. AID- OAA-A-15-00051, beginning August 28, 2015. The project’s HIV activities are supported by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). HP+ is implemented by Palladium, in collaboration with Avenir Health, Futures Group Global Outreach, Plan International USA, Population Reference Bureau, RTI International, ThinkWell, and the White Ribbon Alliance for Safe Motherhood. This presentation was produced for review by the U.S. Agency for International Development. It was prepared by HP+. The information provided in this presentation is not official U.S. Government information and does not necessarily reflect the views or positions of the U.S. Agency for International Development or the U.S. Government. HealthPolicyPlusProject @HlthPolicyPlus