Resources

Health Partners International is keen to ensure that the lessons learned and research in the course of our work reaches as wide an audience as possible and is used for discussion, implementation, teaching and research.

We produce a range of resources built on our extensive experience in strengthening governance and health systems since 1995.

We have a wide range of well-tried and innovative methodologies, tools and approaches for the health sector. These have been developed with our partners, and can be adapted for use in different contexts.

Use our publications search facility on the right by typing in a keyword or ticking a document type, technical or priority health area to find:

Recent Publications

Document Type: Journal articles
Journal Title: Global Health Communication
Publication Date: 2016

Northern Nigeria has a history of low use of health services, resistance to immunization programs, and high maternal and child mortality rates. Cultural, physical, and financial barriers prevent many families from accessing health care. The Partnership for Reviving Routine Immunization in Northern Nigeria; Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health Initiative (PRRINN-MNCH) was a... Read more
Document Type: Presentations
Publication Date: 2016

Sally Findley’s presentation at the Community Health Worker Symposium in Uganda in February 2017 examined the cost-effectiveness of alternative models of community health workers in the promotion of maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH) in Northern Nigeria. This research was based work conducted by the Women For Health programme, which... Read more
Document Type: Journal articles
Journal Title: Health Systems and Reform
Publication Date: 2016

The experience of a donor-supported Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health (RMNCH) program in four states of Northern Nigeria illustrates how a Complex Adaptive System (CAS) approach to health system strengthening can lead to health systems becoming more resilient. The programme worked with the array of political, cultural and social... Read more
Document Type: Journal articles
Journal Title: Health Systems and Reform
Publication Date: 2016

The experience of a donor- supported Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health programme in four states in northern Nigeria illustrates how a Complex Adaptive System approach to health systems becoming more resilient. The programme worked with the array of political, cultural and social determinants which interact to shape the health... Read more
Document Type: Policy and technical briefs
Publication Date: 2016

This brief summarises MAPS’ support for institutional strengthening in nine Nigerian states, through adapting and implementing the national policy and strategy for integrated supportive supervision (ISS). This technical brief explores how the concept of ISS relates directly to areas identified under the national health policies and strategies. It also discusses... Read more
Document Type: Presentations
Publication Date: 2016

Sally Findley’s presentation at the 2017 Community Health Worker Symposium in Uganda summarised the development of midwifery skills for community health extension workers (CHEWs) in Northern Nigeria. Three states in this area of Nigeria have the highest child mortality rates in the country, and maternal and newborn mortality remain very... Read more
Document Type: Infographics and posters
Publication Date: 2016

Electronic -Learning Management Systems (ELMS) enable access to teaching materials, empowering teaching staff to present training curricula with the help of feature rich e-learning material. Our ELMS system,an open source E-learning environment, provides a software and a hardware solar- powered classroom solution providing internet access without the internet, at low... Read more
Document Type: Policy and technical briefs
Publication Date: 2016

This policy brief highlights how the programme’s approach to community monitoring systems (CMS) was cost-effective, self-sustaining and empowered communities. The CMS data gathered by volunteers closely correlated with data generated by the programme’s endline survey, showing that community-based data collection systems can be highly accurate and provide additional data to... Read more
Document Type: Policy and technical briefs
Publication Date: 2016

The Comic Relief-funded More Mobilising Access to Maternal Health Services in Zambia programme (MORE MAMaZ) is empowering women and girls via seven ‘gender-smart’ strategies: Participatory community engagement approach to mobilise communities Addressing social norms that disempowered women and girls Placing a strong focus on male involvement Adopting a whole community approach Training... Read more
Document Type: Reports
Publication Date: 2016

The MORE MAMaZ endline survey was conducted to establish the extent of success of the programme’s interventions in five districts. Specific objectives were: To collect post intervention data to compare changes in attitudes, knowledge and practices arising as a result of the programme’s demand-side intervention by examining changes in knowledge of maternal... Read more