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Liberia

Train health professionals and open health data (LR0042)

Overview

At-a-Glance

Action Plan: Liberia Action Plan 2020-2022

Action Plan Cycle: 2020

Status: Active

Institutions

Lead Institution: Ministry of Health

Support Institution(s): PHIL, Serene Health Inc. Starks Foundation, World Aid Center, OGP Secretariat, WHO, World Bank, AFDB, USAID, EU

Policy Areas

Access to Information, Anti-Corruption, Capacity Building, E-Government, Fiscal Openness, Health, Open Contracting and Public Procurement, Open Data, Open Response & Open Recovery, Public Participation, Public Procurement, Public Service Delivery, Publication of Budget/Fiscal Information

IRM Review

IRM Report: Pending IRM Review

Starred: Pending IRM Review

Early Results: Pending IRM Review

Design i

Verifiable: Pending IRM Review

Relevant to OGP Values: Pending IRM Review

Potential Impact: Pending IRM Review

Implementation i

Completion: Pending IRM Review

Description

6.1 Improve health care service delivery- through training and use of technology; 6.2 Open data on medical supply chain management and aid, including on emergency procurements during disease outbreak; 6.3. Improve engagement with health officials at the national, district and county levels. The following milestones will be reached to fulfill the commitment: 1. Train health care professionals as 1.1 Community Health Service Supervisors 1.2 Community Health Assistants 2. Draft guidelines in consultation with the public, CSOs, healthcare professionals and providers, and other relevant stakeholders to improve public healthcare service delivery processes; 3. Disclose medical drugs supply chain management decisions and updates, including on emergency procurements such as the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic; 4. Engagement with health officials at national, district and county levels for better service delivery: 4.1 Activate and orient county health board members in all 8 counties with public health facilities; 4.2 Ensure boards within these 8 counties are functional (and meet once every two months) and make minutes of the meetings available on the Ministry of Health website; 4.3 Develop resource allocation formulae to guide the distribution/ budgetary allocation to facilities and counties based on clearly defined parameters; 4.4 Track implementation of the MOH national operational plan at facility, district and county levels through the Verification of Implementation (VOI) developed by the MOH M&E Unit. The commitment will increase access to healthcare services by recruiting and training healthcare professionals. It will create guidelines, track supply chains, and involve county health boards in oversight of processes. It will increase public awareness by opening up information on supplies, budgets and facilities- more information on current spending can enable better decision-making through citizens' input, which may lead to a more efficient system that can serve more people, more equitably. This will increase transparency and accountability by tracking resource allocation. Milestone Activity With a Verifiable Deliverable Deadline: Responsible agency 1. Train healthcare professionals 1.1 Recruit, train and deploy 100 qualified health professionals as Community Health Service Supervisors in 8 counties where National Community Health Assistant Program gaps exist. Begins January 2021 and ongoing until December 2022 Ministry of Health (MoH) 1.2 Recruit, train and deploy 989 qualified community members as Community Health Assistants (CHA) in five counties where CHA gaps exist. Begins January 2021 and ongoing until December 2022 MoH 2. At least 2 consultations per year with public health officials, including at the county level, to understand their needs and feed into the health care budget Begins January 2021 and ongoing until December 2022 MoH 3. Track health resources (budget, medical supplies), distribution- including for COVID-19 Begins January 2021 and ongoing MoH pandemic recovery and response- and publish quarterly reports on an online portal. until December 2022 4. Engagement with health officials at national, district and county levels for better service delivery 4.1 Activate and orient county health board members in all 8 counties with public health facilities. Begins January 2021 and ongoing until December 2022 MoH 4.2 Ensure boards within these 8 counties are functional (and meet once every two months) and make minutes of the meetings available on the Ministry of Health website Begins January 2021 and ongoing until December 2022 MoH 4.3 Develop resource allocation formulae to guide the distribution/ budgetary allocation to facilities and counties based on clearly defined parameters. Begins January 2021 and ongoing until December 2022 MoH with MoFDP 4.4 Track implementation of the MOH national operational plan at facility, district and county levels through the Verification of Implementation (VOI) developed by the MOH M&E Unit Begins January 2021 and ongoing until December 2022 MoH


Commitments

  1. Extend capacity and transparency of judicial system

    LR0039, 2020, Access to Justice

  2. Create public beneficial ownership register

    LR0037, 2020, Access to Information

  3. Publish budget information online

    LR0038, 2020, Aid

  4. Promote integrity within institutions and schools

    LR0040, 2020, Anti-Corruption

  5. Increase transparency and inclusivity of public contracts

    LR0041, 2020, Access to Information

  6. Train health professionals and open health data

    LR0042, 2020, Access to Information

  7. Make legislative process more transparent and participatory

    LR0043, 2020, E-Government

  8. Enhance compliance and transparency in tax system

    LR0044, 2020, E-Government

  9. Implement transparent SGBV roadmap

    LR0045, 2020, Access to Information

  10. Increase youth engagement in national policy

    LR0046, 2020, Marginalized Communities

  11. Monitor fulfillment of commitments

    LR0047, 2020, E-Government

  12. Publish latest health data

    LR0048, 2020, Access to Information

  13. Legislative Monitoring Database

    LR0027, 2017, E-Government

  14. Publication of Budget Documents

    LR0028, 2017, Anti-Corruption

  15. Freedom of Information (FOI) Act

    LR0029, 2017, Access to Information

  16. Citizen Monitoring for the Justice System

    LR0030, 2017, Access to Justice

  17. Feedback Mechanism to Build Accountability of the LNP

    LR0031, 2017, Access to Information

  18. Capacity Building for Integrity in Government

    LR0032, 2017, Anti-Corruption

  19. Transparency in the Land Authority

    LR0033, 2017, E-Government

  20. Accountability and Value for Money Through Open Contracting

    LR0034, 2017, Access to Information

  21. Beneficial Ownership Registry

    LR0035, 2017, Access to Information

  22. Open Data/Citizen Navigation Portal

    LR0036, 2017, Access to Information

  23. Starred commitment Commercial Land Use Rights Information

    LR0011, 2015, Capacity Building

  24. Open Aid Portal and Publication of Aid Data

    LR0012, 2015, Access to Information

  25. Link Financial Management System to Aid Management Platform

    LR0013, 2015, Aid

  26. Facilitate Tracking of EVD Funds

    LR0014, 2015, Access to Information

  27. Starred commitment Implementation of the New Jury Law

    LR0015, 2015, Public Participation

  28. Citzen Monitoring of Justice System

    LR0016, 2015,

  29. Civic Education and Citizen Engagement Around Offline Tools

    LR0017, 2015,

  30. Know Your Rights' Initiative

    LR0018, 2015, Justice

  31. Passage of Whistleblower Protection Act

    LR0019, 2015,

  32. Transparency Hubs

    LR0020, 2015, Public Participation

  33. Public Service Integrity

    LR0021, 2015, Anti-Corruption

  34. Citizen Feedback Platform.

    LR0022, 2015, E-Government

  35. e-Government

    LR0023, 2015, Capacity Building

  36. Public Expenditure Management Systems

    LR0024, 2015, Capacity Building

  37. Public Safety/ Law Enforecement Reform

    LR0025, 2015, E-Government

  38. Open Data Portal

    LR0026, 2015, Access to Information

  39. Appoint Public Information Officers (PIOs)

    LR0007, 2015, Capacity Building

  40. Popularize Freedom of Information (Foi) Law

    LR0008, 2015, Access to Information

  41. Expand Open Budget Initiative

    LR0009, 2015, Access to Information

  42. Public Information on Land and Natural Resource Reform

    LR0010, 2015, Anti-Corruption

  43. Increase Access to Public Information

    LR0001, 2013, Access to Information

  44. Open Budget Initiative

    LR0002, 2013, E-Government

  45. Extractive Industries Transparency

    LR0003, 2013, Anti-Corruption

  46. Citizens’ Participation and Dialogue

    LR0004, 2013, Public Participation

  47. Starred commitment Accountability and Integrity

    LR0005, 2013, Anti-Corruption

  48. Technology and Innovation

    LR0006, 2013, Access to Information

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