Emerging Leaders Programme: Early Successes

EL success screen shotThe CHEPSAA Emerging Leaders Programme was launched in July 2013 and has 26 participants from Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania and South Africa. The overall goal of the programme is to contribute to capacity development for health policy and systems research and analysis in Africa by building a critical mass of future leaders who are committed to working in this field and equipped with the necessary skills and capabilities.

 

The Emerging Leaders Programme has influenced the thinking and practice of its participants and has recorded some early successes. These include:

  • Helping to inspire people in Kenya and to energize a community-based social support movement;
  • Supporting teamwork and leadership in Tanzania; and
  • Fostering networking between colleagues in West and East Africa to solve research-related problems.

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