Since 2016, the Ethiopia Data Use Partnership (DUP) has supported implementation of the Ministry of Health’s Information Revolution Agenda, strengthening the health information system and cultivating a culture of data use to improve health outcomes across the country....
Improving Primary Care Quality Through Supportive Supervision and Mentoring: Lessons From the African Health Initiative in Ethiopia, Ghana, and Mozambique
Supportive supervision and mentoring (SSM) is crucial to primary care quality and effectiveness. Yet, there is little clarity on how to design and implement SSM and make it sustainable in primary health care (PHC) systems. The 3 African Health Initiative partnership projects introduced strategies to do this in Ethiopia, Ghana, and Mozambique. We describe: (1) how each partnership adapted SSM implementation strategies, (2) the dynamics of implementation and change that ensued after intervening within PHC systems, and (3) insights on the SSM sustainability as a mainstay of PHC.
Learn about DUP's contributions in implementing the Ministry of Health's transformational agenda, the Information Revolution.