“And POTUS begat PEPFAR” sounds like a passage from the Old Testament. In 2003, George W Bush (POTUS) set up the President’s emergency plan for AIDS relief (PEPFAR) to combat HIV/AIDS. This initiative has saved millions of lives by providing medication, training, supporting labs and infrastructure. But there needs to be accountability, to find out… Continue reading And POTUS begat PEPFAR

Performance Management at the Health Centre

We had a meeting at Kakumbi Rural Health Centre last month, chaired by the Public Health Officer, Mr Chulu. He had just returned from a regional meeting which discussed how well each health centre was meeting its targets. I was fascinated by his report on our failings, which had been pointed out by the health… Continue reading Performance Management at the Health Centre