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Systems Matters      
 

Welcome to the October 2016 issue of Systems Matters, HPI's quarterly newsletter, featuring announcements, blogs, videos and new publications.     

Announcements

Launch of Health Partners Zambia

We are pleased to announce the launch of Health Partners Zambia (HPZ), a wholly-owned subsidiary company, registered in Zambia. At a celebratory reception in Lusaka, HPI’s Managing Director, Dr Rodion Kraus, spoke about why we care about women-centred and equitable development and what partnering means to us saying, "To make a difference today, no one organisation has all the skills..."Read more...

Congratulations Photo Competition Winners!

Congratulations to Suchita Shah, who recieved 1st place for her photo entitled 'Leaf spoon', taken in Cambodia. The hand in the photo belongs to a grandmother who was feeding a child using a leaf...Grandmothers are resourceful, and this one was no exception.”  Thank you to everyone who entered our photo competition. Explore the runner up entries here.
New Project Awards & Opportunities
 
HPI and WISE Development have been awarded the Global Evaluation Framework Agreement 2 Lot 1 covering Impact Evaluation.

HPI continues to build on the successes of Maximising the Quality of Scaling Up Nutrition (MQSUN) Framework Agreement as a core part of the consortium implementing MQSUN+.

Featured Blogs

E-Learning: From Question Mark to Exclamation Mark
 
By the end of 2016, eleven health training schools in northern Nigeria will be able to teach their students using an innovative e-learning management system (ELMS). Where internet connections can be slow, a solar powered, integrated hardware and software solution is breaking down the barriers that young women face in accessing quality education... Read more...
Results Based Financing I: From Revolutionary to Routine
 
Once considered "revolutionary innovation," Results Based Financing (RBF) in health is rapidly moving into "routine operations." With hundreds of millions of dollars invested in establishing "proof of principle," questions remain about whether and when RBF is really better than more conventional input-based health financing... Read more...
A song to increase health awareness and social issues in Zambia
 
The MORE Mobilising Access to Maternal Health Services in Zambia (MORE MAMaZ) aimed to increase the use of maternal and newborn health services in five districts. This blog captures the human side to work undertaken in these communities and how song can be an effective means of ensuring entire communities are aware of the maternal danger signs. Read more..

Recent Events

MORE MAMaZ Dissemination Event

The MORE Mobilising Access to Maternal Health Services (MORE MAMaZ) programme culminated with a dissemination event in Lusaka. Key results were presented and participants were invited to visit technical corners on key themes: Emergency Transport Schemes, Community Monitoring Systems and Volunteers to watch demonstrations and explore practical aspects of the work...Read more..

Meet the team

Meet Miniratu Soyoola

As Chair of the National Safe Motherhood Technical Working Group in Zambia, Miniratu Soyoola supported progress towards goals of increased health access for rural women. The Programme Director for More Mobilising Access to Maternal Health Services in Zambia (MORE MAMaZ), Miniratu has been living and working in Zambia for the last few years and is supporting the launch of Health Partners Zambia...Read more...

New Publication

Community Engagement, Routine Immunisation & the Polio Legacy in Nigeria

The Partnership for Reviving Routine Immunisation in Northern Nigeria - Maternal Newborn Child Health (PRRINN-MNCH) community engagement approach aimed to empower communities and develop solutions to overcome barriers to health. Lessons learned are also relevant to Polio Eradication. Read more..

Keep updated and let us know what interests you. We welcome your feedback.

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