Gates Institute Global Program
Best Practices Scale Up
Our “business unusual” approach to scaling up best practices
Best Practices Scale Up
Empowering Communities: Transforming SRHR through Locally-led Scaling Strategies
Our Global Program on scaling up best practices is committed to locally led and resourced SRHR programs that feature a package of demand generation, service delivery, and advocacy interventions that are adapted to the local context.
We prioritize the needs of under-resourced and marginalized communities in our “business unusual” approach to scaling up best practices through 200+ regional partners.
For sustainability, we believe local governments should own, implement and finance their efforts to rapidly and sustainably scale HIPs, with technical coaching provided with declining intensity by our locally based experts and partners.
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Empowering Sustainable Progress: Guiding Local Governments Towards Self-Sustained Health Systems
Empowering Sustainable Progress: In addition, we emphasize the importance of providing coaching in leadership, program management, and coordination. Furthermore, cost-efficient self-assessment tools designed for monitoring progress and facilitating necessary adjustments are deemed indispensable.
Transitioning Capacity: By coaching local governments to effectively transfer capacity, we ensure that the improvements in urban health systems become self-sustaining after the conclusion of technical assistance, often referred to as “graduation.” This strategic approach to scaling best practices paves the way for the realization of locally-owned and lasting SRHR and gender equity programs, aligning seamlessly with our overarching Mission.
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