Over the past decade, the imperative of
building strong national health systems has gained heightened global attention.
The unprecedented resources made available for global health, and particularly
for combating the major pandemics, have enabled countries to significantly
expand the reach of life-saving health interventions. Yet, in many countries,
efforts to scale up these programs have been impeded by weak health systems.
If the six health system building blocks defined by the World Health Organization
in Everybody's Business offer countries a broad perspective on health
system components, this practical electronic handbook goes further by providing
health program managers with some of the essential nuts and bolts for strengthening