Stronger health systems. Greater health impact.
Developing a customized capacity building approach for supporting
regional CSOs towards sustainability
Management Sciences for Health
Sheilla Benyera, Roselyn Kareithi, Jerusha Govender, Puleng Letsie
The Second HIV Capacity Building Partners’ Summit
March 19, 2013
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Session outline
• Welcome and Introductions
• Objectives
• Introduction to Management Sciences for Health (MSH) and
Building Local Capacity for HIV/AIDS Service Delivery in
Southern Africa Project (BLC)
• Familiarization with the BLC Customized Capacity Building
Approach
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• Practice developing a customized capacity building plan
• Discussion and wrap up
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Expected outcomes
• Familiarize participants with BLC capacity building approach
for enhancing sustainability
• Practice developing a customized capacity building plan
• Provide opportunity for participants to share experiences for
developing customized capacity building plan
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Who is here?
My name is ...
I work for ... (organization) as the ... (job title)
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WHO is MSH?
•A non-profit
international health
organization
•Supports 2,000+
people in 70 countries
•Seeks to save lives and
improve health
outcomes
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Part of MSH Team
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What is the BLC Project?
• Building Local Capacity for HIV Service Delivery in Southern
Africa Project (BLC)
• MSH project, funded by USAID
• BLC vision for Improved Capacity in Southern Africa
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Expanding HIV prevention knowledge and services
Strengthening local and regional institutions
Ensuring quality of health services
Management
Increasing care and support
for Sciences
OVCfor Health
Strengthening Global Fund
Principal Recipients
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What is a customized capacity building
approach?
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Tailor-made approach
Responsive
Targeted
Best-match
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Why Customize?
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Disparities
Capacities
Leadership and charisma
Country context
Resources
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BLC Customized Capacity Building
Model
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Why Measure Capacity Building?
• Understand outcomes and impact of work
• Collect data on
o Capacity levels
o Improvements over time
o Key areas of focus
• Monitor changes in service delivery
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What does BLC use to measure capacity
building support?
• Consolidates information from a large number of sources and
other MSH tools
o Management and Organizational Sustainability Tool (MOST)
o BLC Capacity Assessment Tool
• Adapted to be regionally specific
• Administered in a participatory manner
• Graduating stages
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o embryonic to mature
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Dimension of the Tool
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2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
Leadership and Governance
Structures and Systems
Human Resources Management
Financial Management
Program Management
Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation
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Partnerships
Knowledge Management
Grants Management
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Group work
In your groups read Your Health Incorporated case study and
answer the following:
o In your groups using information from Figure 1 and Table 1,
develop a customized capacity building plan for YHI for its
Human Resources Management component. (Record on
flipchart)
o What challenges do anticipate in implementing this capacity
building plan? What solutions
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youforpropose?
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o How will you make sure that the capacity you built lasts beyond
your technical assistance?
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Plenary discussions
• Each group presents its capacity building plan/template
• Discussions
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YHI Human Resources Capacity Building Plan
Component
1.
Human
Resourc
es
Manage
ment
Baseline Score in
%
BLC
YHI
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Capacity Gap
Action
1.
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2.
Timeshee
t system
not in
place.
HR
policies
and
procedur
es not
compliant
with
USAID
rule and
regulation
s
2.
3.
MSH Building Local Capacity Project
Indicator
Review and
implement
the
timesheet
policy and
roll-out a
coded
timesheet
system
Review and
roll-out of
HR policies
and
procedures
(national
legislation)Management
Provide
support to
develop a
staff
developme
nt policy
and
framework
and a
performanc
e
manageme
nt system
Budget
Timeframe
Responsible
Person or
Organization
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Conclusions
• BLC’s customized approach enhances organizations’ service
delivery and sustainability through improved management,
governance, and financial systems
• Participatory and prioritized capacity building plans allow for
sustained capacity building efforts and addresses gaps in
service delivery
• Replicable model-highly participatory which promotes
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ownership, accountability and sustainability
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Questions & Comments
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[email protected]
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Stronger health systems. Greater health impact.
Saving lives and improving the health
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of the world’s poorest and most Management
vulnerable
people
by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health.
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