This brief on “Medical Products, Vaccines, and Technologies” is one of the chapters of the Leadership, Management, and Governance Evidence Compendium. The USAID-funded Leadership, Management, and Governance (LMG) Project collaborated with the USAID-funded SIAPS program to develop this chapter. The compendium contributes to the evidence base and advocates for continued investment in Leadership, Management, and Governance (L+M+G) activities by examining and documenting the evidence … Read more
SIAPS and its predecessor programs have assisted numerous countries in strengthening governance to promote robust decision making, enhance accountability, reduce opportunities for corruption, and improve efficiencies to enable better access to and use of quality-assured medicines. This compendium draws on these experiences and provides a collection of examples of strategies and approaches for strengthening governance … Read more
A presentation by Helena Walkowiak, Principal Technical Advisor for SIAPS, on December 6 2017.
Hafner T, Walkowiak H, Lee D, Aboagye-Nyame F. Defining pharmaceutical systems strengthening: Concepts to enable measurement. Health Policy and Planning Advance Access. 2016; 1-13. Read the full article
Many developing countries are beneficiaries of donations for implementing their malaria programs. Global initiatives and donors, including USAID/PMI; Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria; Roll Back Malaria (RBM); and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, expect that the resources they provide reach the affected population and are managed prudently and that reports are … Read more