Consultancy for the training in managerial capacities for zonal and district teams of the Ministry of Public Health of Ecuador
Ministry of Public Health
- Monitoring & Evaluation
Narrative description of the project
The Support Program for Local Management of Health Services, Drinking Water and Sanitation (PSAS), financed with resources from the Kingdom of Belgium, aims to improve access for the population of 5 prioritized districts in Zone 1 (Lake Agrio, Ibarra, Espejo – Mira, San Lorenzo and Muisne – Atacames) and 3 districts prioritized in Zone 4 (Jipijapa – Puerto Lopez, Jama – Pedernales and Los Rosales); and, to support the improvement of potable water services in the provinces of Esmeraldas, Imbabura and Manabí.
The purpose of the contract was to train the personnel of the Ministry of Public Health on management issues that allow improving performance in managerial capacities in the districts and intervention zones of the Health, Drinking Water and Sanitation Program (PSAS-CTB).
The beneficiaries of the training program were the officials of the district headquarters of the 8 intervention districts of the PSAS Program (Zone 1: Lago Agrio, Ibarra-Pimampiro-San Miguel de Urcuquí, Espejo-Mira, San Lorenzo and Muisne-Atacames; 4: The Rosales, Jama-Pedernales and Jipijapa – Puerto López) and the officials of the zonal coordination of Zone 1 and 4. In addition, the technical staff of the National Direction of First Level of Health Care will be trained.
The mandate consisted in the training of 72 public servants of the Ministry of Health in the following modules:
• Module 1: Strategic Planning and Organizational Management by Processes
• Module 2: Monitoring and Evaluation and Quality Assurance
• Module 3: Administrative and Financial Management
• Module 4: Conflict Management and Negotiation and Human Resources Management
The modules were taught in a blended format, where the training was given over 2 weeks through the IDEA e-learning platform and then a face-to-face training was held in the cities of Ibarra and Manta.