New tools help Liberia’s John F. Kennedy Medical Centre improve its data systems

Authors: Augustine Omodieke & Olasunmbo Makinde Over the past year, leadership from the John F. Kennedy Medical Centre (JFKMC), Liberia, and the Accelerator have worked together to strengthen the hospital’s systems and management processes across the fiscal, supply chain, and service delivery to improve the quality of care. These interventions are designed to ensure that …

Practical approaches strengthen John F. Kennedy Medical Centre’s data reporting culture

Author: Olasunmbo Makinde, Health Strategy and Delivery Foundation Over the past year, leadership from the John F. Kennedy Medical Centre (JFKMC), Liberia, and the Accelerator have been working together to strengthen the hospital’s systems and management processes across the fiscal, supply chain, and service delivery to improve the quality of care at the hospital. To …

Support to Liberia ensures adequate stock of pharmaceuticals and medical supplies at John F. Kennedy Medical Centre

Author: Augustine Omodieke, Health Strategy and Delivery Foundation Over the past years, Liberia’s John F. Kennedy Medical Centre (JFKMC) has experienced stock out of essential drugs due to poor inventory management and demand forecasting. As a result, patients were forced to purchase drugs from private drug stores. Stacks of commodities (mostly donated products) arrived at …

Accelerator Coach Provides Practical Guidance on How to Adapt and Use Global Evidence to Launch the Liberian Health Equity Fund

“Coaching in Liberia was one of the best experiences of my life,” says Anthony Gingong. “I told them I was not coming as a foreigner. I was coming as one of them. That alone eased the tension in the room.” Gingong is a health professional with almost 30 years’ experience within Ghana’s National Health Insurance …

Laying the foundation for the Liberian Health Equity Fund

To help Liberia overcome systemic health systems challenges, the Accelerator is partnering with Liberia’s Ministry of Health (MOH) to improve the effectiveness and sustainability of public health financing for the Liberian Health Equity Fund — its vision for a national health insurance model. After years of civil wars and an Ebola outbreak, rebuilding Liberia’s health …