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Ministerial Leadership Initiative for Global Health Video Archive
Advancing Country Ownership for Greater Results
PREVIEW:Advancing Country Ownership for Greater Results: On January 12th, MLI will bring together a prestigious group of ministry leaders from MLI partner countries and development leaders representing donors and implementing partners. This frank and informed conversation will revolve around the growing movement toward country ownership of programs and its implications for the future of development practice and aid effectiveness. In this video preview, MLI Director Rosann Wisman shares why she believes this event is important and what she hopes it will accomplish.
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Interviews with MLI Global Leaders: Throughout the 2010 World Health Assembley in Geneva, MLI conducted short interviews with health leaders from each of the MLI countries as well as with MLI senior advisor and director of ACHEST, Dr. Francis Omaswa. Their perspective about public health and country-driven development can be seen below.
Geneva Roundtable and Reception:Chaired by Hon. Mary Robinson, President of Realizing Rights and former President of Ireland and UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, this roundtable dialogue features a discussion on the essential role that political leadership plays in realizing the right to health for all.
Ethiopia LCF: Negotiating with Development Partners: Lessons from Nepal: At the MLI Learning Collaborative Forum in Addis Ababa, health officals from Nepal held a session about negotiations training and the results they have witnessed within the Ministry of Health and Population.
Ethiopia LCF: St. Paul's Hospital Visit: While in Addis Ababa, MLI country delegations visited St. Paul's Hospital to learn about the implementation of the Balanced Scorecard, their new management project.
Ethiopia LCF: Policy Roundtable: The LCF concluded with a dialogue on "Country Ownership and Strong Stewardship: Ministries of Health Improving Health Outcomes." The roundtable featured closing remarks by Honorable Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Ethiopia’s Health Minister.
MLI Interview: Dr. Bocar Daff, Director of the Reproductive Health Division in Senegal's Ministry of Health and Prevention, gives his feedback after participating in a study tour to Rwanda (in French).
MLI Informational Video
MLI Geneva Signing Ceremony: Health Ministers from Ethiopia, Mali, Senegal and Sierra Leone as well as the Secretary of the Ministry of Health and Population in Nepal gathered in Geneva to endorse MLI's Call to Action for Country-led Development in Health. The Call combines the countries’ experiences working with MLI and highlights their shared vision for achieving country-led development.
MLI Geneva Working Session: Leaders from MLI countries convened for a working session to discuss the functions of the MLI Call to Action for Country-led Development in Health.
Global Launch: MLI's Call to Action for Country-Led Development: At the 2011 Global Health Council Conference, MLI offically launched the Call to Action for Country-Led Development. MLI brought together a large group of MLI leaders, Washington-based development partners, and non-governmental organizations to highlight this important document that was developed after last fall's Learning Collaborative Forum. During the launch and reception, MLI featured an exhibit of photos from the five MLI countries by acclaimed photographer Dominic Chavez. His work has been previously seen in MLI's photo blogs.
If countries lead will donors follow: "If Countries Lead will Donors Follow?" featured officials from the five MLI countries and addressed how MLI countries are taking action to increase country ownership and leadership. The event took place at the 2011 Global Health Council Conference in Washington, DC.
A Practical Approach to Defining, Supporting, and Evaluating Country-Driven Development: The Ministerial Leadership Initiative: This session at the 2011 Global Health Council Conference, organized by Encompass, MLI”s monitoring and evaluation consultants, illustrated the key elements and implementation of a practical approach to supporting and evaluating country-driven development. Panelists described how MLI uses this approach to work with five ministries of health, supporting their different priorities in health financing for equity, donor harmonization and aid effectiveness, and reproductive health.