In the final year of SHOPS Plus, we used an approach to arrive at key themes for our last year. We will use the themes as a framework to organize our learning across the project. The steps below are not, of course, the only way to organize learnings, and they are a work in progress. We will know how well the framework holds up once we get further into programming our events. What follows is a behind-the-scenes look at how our project got ready for the whirlwind of its last year.
The Sustaining Health Outcomes through the Private Sector (SHOPS) Plus project is delighted to partner with Knowledge SUCCESS to bring you a curated collection of resources highlighting the importance of the private sector in family planning programming.
When public health officials make decisions, they are faced with competing demands on financial resources, conflicting interests, and the imperative to meet national health goals. Decision-makers need tools to help them establish a healthy market, particularly in resource-constrained settings. SHOPS Plus found this to be the case in a recent activity in Tanzania, where their ultimate goal was to engage all the actors in Tanzania’s health market, public and private, to ensure proper targeting of investments and meet the health needs of all Tanzanians.