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Post Graduate Diploma in Health Leadership and Management at the Solomon Islands National University

  Post Graduate Diploma in Health Leadership and Management at the Solomon Islands National University Program Beginnings. The HLM course was initiated by Dr Tenneth Dalipanda the Permanent Secretary for Health, funded by the WHO Solomon Islands Country Office and developed and delivered in 2018 by Human Resources for Development Alliance Pty Ltd (HRDA) in …

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Problems of Managing Health Staff in the Solomon Islands

Julie Atu, Solomon Bosa, Elizabeth Dereveke, Ben Gwali, Serah Habu Hopkins, Kevin Jack Maelihato, Ethel Kaota, Ambrose Kikolo, Edwin Kiloe, Beryl Manetarai, Vaelyn Maoma, Leeanne Panisi, Grace Qilavisu, Trina Sale, Lilac Sisiolo, Gloria Siwainao, Elsie Taloafiri, Hedson Taro, Linda Tupe, Derrick Willie, Nixon Panda The second cohort of 21 Ministry of Health and Medical Services …

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Program Evaluation Starts at the Beginning – Not at the End

In the March 2019 residential block of the Heath Leadership and Management Program at the Solomon Islands National University we worked from the notes prepared by Emeritus Professor Arie Rotem. Program evaluation starts at the beginning – not at the end. Previously we implemented health programs and then thought about how to evaluate them, which …

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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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