Health Leadership and Governance Program

To improve health outcomes in USAID areas of maternal and child health (MCH), family planning (FP) and tuberculosis (TB) by enhancing leadership and governance capabilities of local chief executives and local health officers.

Health Leadership and Governance Program

The Health Leadership and Governance Program (HLGP) is a USAID joint initiative with the Zuellig Family Foundation and the Philippines’ Department of Health (DOH) to strengthen the leadership and governance capabilities of local chief executives (LCEs) and public health professionals to address health system challenges. The activity will bolster the capacities and commitment of regional and local health and other agencies, including the academia, to support local health systems. The public-private collaboration will be implemented in 118 priority municipalities and three cities to help facilitate the achievement of the country’s MDGs by reducing maternal and infant mortality rates.

Partners

  • United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

    Funding Agencies
    United States | Staff size: Unknown

    USAID is the lead U.S. Government agency that works to end extreme global poverty and enable resilient, democratic societies to realize their potential.

    U.S. foreign assistance has...

  • Zuelling Family Foundation

    Staff size: Unknown
  • Department of Health, Philippines

    Government
    Philippines | Staff size: Unknown

    The Department of Health (DOH) holds the over-all technical authority on health as it is a national health policy-maker and regulatory institution. The DOH has three major roles in the health...

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Key Information

LocationPhilippines, East Asia and Pacific
StatusActive
  • Start Date 2013
  • End Date 2016
  • ValueUSD 4.7 Million
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