As preparations for the Summit are underway, the team have been reflecting on the importance of leadership for health care system strengthening in Uganda.
Leadership and Governance is part of the six WHO health system building blocks, the WHO Ouagadougou Declaration for health system strengthening, and WHO's Vision 2020. The International Leadership in Healthcare Summit will be a platform to share strategies for success for the successful implementation of leadership and governance strategies throughout Uganda and the wider world in the context of improving healthcare indicators.
Developing the leadership capabilities of frontline health workers in Rwenzori and Eastern regions in Uganda has been the mission of Baylor Uganda's Caring Together project, supported by Janssen and Pepal, for the past three years. This will be one of the strategies for success shared at the summit.
Here's a short video showing how the Caring Together project began three years ago:
73 days to go!