Sub-national and district management
This section covers management topics and issues relevant to health authorities responsible for a collection of services and facilities, such as a region, province or district.
- The district health system
- Needs assessment and situation analysis
- Planning and budgeting of services
- Organization and implementation of health services
- Scaling up
- Assessment of management performance
Monitoring and evaluation of service delivery
Other topics related to district management include basic values important to health (eg: human rights, equity, gender), health sector reform, decentralisation, and other aspects of the management context such as the Milennium development goals (MDGs), Poverty reduction strategies (PRSPs) and Sector wide approaches (SWAPs).
- Self management
- Problem solving
- Decision making
- Team building
- Change management
- Risk management
- Research into action
The materials provided on these topics are background reading for managers if it is relevant to their particular country context.