Working with the Malawi Ministry of Health

January 9, 2019

Kassim J Kwalamasa of the REACH Trust in Malawi talks about the Ministry of Health’s (MOH) reception and support of PERFORM2Scale. The PERFORM2Scale program aims to build capacity of District Health Management Teams (DHMTs) to improve their planning and decision-making in order to improve workforce performance towards achievement of Universal Health Coverage in Malawi. It… Read More »

Engaging PERFORM2Scale stakeholders in Uganda

December 12, 2018

Adelaine Aryaija-Karemani of Uganda’s PERFORM2Scale team writes on the stakeholder engagement workshop recently held in Kampala. PERFORM2Scale has now been working with three District Health Management teams to support the improvement of workforce performance since May 2018.  In that time we have facilitated short workshops to analyse workforce problems and developed strategies to address them, and have… Read More »

Views and videos on scale up from HSR2018

November 6, 2018

It’s been a few weeks since the end of HSR2018. This has been time enough to reflect on the symposium and what was achieved, but not to follow up on all the contacts made or to develop the ideas hatched (which we may still be doing come HSR2020).   Catch up on scale up What… Read More »

New scale up videos

November 6, 2018

                    Slide from Susan Bulthuis’ presentation   If you were at the Fifth Global Symposium for Health Systems Research in October you may have attended sessions on health intervention scale-up. Some sessions featured PERFORM2Scale team members while others were on the project itself. If you missed them or… Read More »

This week at HSR2018

October 8, 2018

As you’ll have already read, PERFORM2Scale is at the Fifth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research in Liverpool this week presenting the following sessions: Thursday October 11th – Scaling-up health system interventions Oral presentation – 4-5:30pm – ACC room 11A Friday October 12th – Lessons on scaling-up interventions to improve equitable access to health care… Read More »

PERFORM2Scale at HSR2018

October 2, 2018

PERFORM2Scale members are taking part in the Fifth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research in Liverpool, the theme of which is ‘Advancing Health Systems for All in the SDG Era’. Consortium members will be delivering presentations on scaling-up, and PERFORM2Scale will be featured on stand 22 in Exhibition Hall 2. Come and see us! NB Please… Read More »

Building management capacity at district level to improve workforce performance

August 15, 2018

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 »

Lessons on scale-up – a HSR2018 session

August 14, 2018

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 »

Orientation and situation analysis workshop in Ghana

July 24, 2018

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 »

New PERFORM publications

April 19, 2018

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.