Month: January 2019

Preventing implementation from being overwhelmed by planning: Solomon Islands health

We are staff working in the health sector in Solomon Islands. We are concerned that the amount of time planning and attending donor-led workshops can overwhelm the implementation of national priorities. We are frequently required on short notice to attend planning meetings and development partner issue specific conferences to a degree that interferes with our responsibilities …

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The causes and effects of unspent health funding in Solomon Islands

We are staff working in the health sector in the Solomon Islands. We have agreed that the inability to spend funds allocated for annual operational plans and budgets is the most immediate constraint to health service provision. It is at the centre of declining staff commitment and the erosion of community confidence in health services, …

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