The three neighbouring districts, Luwero, Wakiso and Nakaseke, have been selected to participate in PERFORM2Scale’s first management strengthening initiative to improve health workforce performance in Uganda. The important stages of problem analysis and the development of strategies to address priority problems took place during two short workshops in Mukono and Wakiso districts, near the capital… Read More »
Friday 12th October – 11am-12:30pm – ACC room 1C ‘Lessons on scaling-up interventions to improve equitable access to health care’ is a participatory session featuring contributions from practitioners and policy makers in the field of health scale-up. Speaking at the session are: Chair: Mr Tim Martineau, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine Talk-show host: Dr Peter… Read More »
PERFORM2Scale members are taking part in the Fifth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research in Liverpool in October, the theme of which is ‘Advancing Health Systems for All in the SDG Era’. Consortium members will be delivering presentations on scaling-up (see below with more details to follow), and PERFORM2Scale will be featured on a stand… Read More »
The PERFORM2Scale management strengthening intervention (MSI) is underway now. The Ghana Country Research Team (CRT), based at the School of Public Health, University of Ghana, conducted the first MSI workshop in May 2018 in the study region. There they reviewed the findings of the study districts’ situation analyses, and analysed selected health workforce and service… Read More »
You may remember that PERFORM2Scale was preceded by and based on the success of the PERFORM project, which used an action-research approach to strengthen human resources management in the health in Africa. Two papers produced by members of the PERFORM Research Consortium have recently been published and link directly to PERFORM2Scale.
The PERFORM2Scale consortium partners gathered in Kampala earlier this month for a busy and highly productive fortnight of workshops and discussions. Representatives from the partner institutions in Uganda, Malawi, Ghana, Netherlands, Switzerland, Ireland and the UK met to develop a better understanding of the health systems management strengthening intervention, to consider its application in the… Read More »
Very pleased to report that we have ethical approval for all international-level research for the PERFORM2Scale programme – so that’s Ghana, Malawi and Uganda, plus through Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine. We’re on track to begin the management interventions in April!
Earlier this month, PERFORM2Scale consortium members attended and spoke at the Fourth Global Forum on Human Resources for Health in Dublin, which this year focused on building the health workforce of the future. We delivered a short presentation entitled ‘Strengthening decentralised human resource management to improve health workforce performance‘ in the ‘Health workforce policy and… Read More »
We have been busy in this preparatory year, establishing the PERFORM2Scale consortium, developing the research and intervention tools and engaging with national stakeholders. We had a large consortium meeting in March in Liverpool to launch the programme and to begin the process of developing a detailed research protocol. Partners from Ghana, Ireland, Malawi, the Netherlands,… Read More »
Partners for the new PERFORM 2scale project will be coming together for the first project workshop, being held at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine on 27th – 31st March 2017. PERFORM2scale is bringing to scale a management strengthening intervention approach originally developed by the original PERFORM project, which ran from 2012 to 2016, and… Read More »