Achieving the health MDGs: country ownership in four steps

@article{Ghebreyesus2010AchievingTH,
  title={Achieving the health MDGs: country ownership in four steps},
  author={Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2010},
  volume={376},
  pages={1127-1128}
}
This article outlines the four key steps in making country ownership a reality in achieving the health Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). It identifies the four steps as: planning resourcing the plan implementation and monitoring and evaluation. 
Health systems and health equity: The challenge of the decade
TLDR
Some challenges for attaining health systems equity are reflected on and questions related to the contributions of both national and the global health systems to this mission are raised. Expand
Achieving sustainability in health information systems: a field tested measure of country ownership
TLDR
A tool to measure the country’s ownership of its monitoring and evaluation (M&E) system and stakeholder groups found the M&E country ownership tool to address relevant questions clearly and enabled them to identify successes and challenges within four dimensions of country ownership. Expand
Good Health at Low Cost’: 25 years on. What makes a successful health system?
This new edition of "Good health at low cost 25 years on" draws on a series of new case studies from Bangladesh Ethiopia Kyrgyzstan Tamil Nadu and Thailand providing fresh insights into the role ofExpand
Grand Strategy and Global Health : The Case of Ethiopia
Despite successes in global health to combat specific diseases, progress remains slow particularly in sub-Saharan Africa. We discuss two challenges in the global health landscape currently: theExpand
A blueprint for country-driven development
TLDR
For the past 2 years, two programmes, the Ministerial Leadership Initiative for Global Health and the African Public Health Leadership and Systems Innovation Initiative, with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, have supported country-led development. Expand
Health financing policies in Sub-Saharan Africa: government ownership or donors’ influence? A scoping review of policymaking processes
TLDR
In order to effectively achieve government ownership of financing policies aiming at UHC, the State’s coordination and domestic funding mobilization roles are recommended, together with securing a higher involvement of governmental (both political and technical) actors by donors. Expand
Community-based intervention packages facilitated by NGOs demonstrate plausible evidence for child mortality impact.
TLDR
N NGO projects implementing community-based intervention packages appear to be effective in reducing child mortality in diverse settings, and there is plausible evidence that they raised coverage for a variety of high-impact interventions and improved U5MR by more than twice the concurrent secular trend. Expand
Strengthening monitoring and evaluation (M&E) and building sustainable health information systems in resource limited countries: lessons learned from an M&E task-shifting initiative in Botswana
TLDR
An assessment of the development of a dedicated M&E cadre at the district level in Botswana has shown that such cadres can be developed sustainably if the initiative is country-led, focusing on recruitment and capacity-development of local counterparts, with a clear government retention plan. Expand
Country ownership in international development. Toward a working definition.
Country ownership in development aid assumes that with recipient countries’ interest and participation “owning” aid-funded initiatives will lead to more successful outcomes. But there is noExpand
Improved Specimen-Referral System and Increased Access to Quality Laboratory Services in Ethiopia: The Role of the Public-Private Partnership.
TLDR
This planned and structured approach to improving specimen referral enhanced access to quality laboratory services and highlights the feasibility and untapped potential of PPPs to strengthen laboratory systems. Expand
...
1
2
3
...