Published on February 28, 2013 at 11:15 PM
In a post in Management Sciences for Health's (MSH) "Global Health Impact" blog, Jonathan Quick, president and CEO of MSH, interviews Sylvia Vriesendorp, technical lead on leadership at MSH, about Kenya's First National Conference on Health Leadership, Management and Governance, which took place in February and "demonstrated the long-term vision of the Kenyans who are running the health system." According to the interview transcript, they note the establishment of the Kenya Institute of Health Systems Management, which was announced at the conference, and discuss the importance of closing the gender gap "in leadership roles in the Kenyan health system and elsewhere" (2/27).
This article was reprinted from kaiserhealthnews.org with permission from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Kaiser Health News, an editorially independent news service, is a program of the Kaiser Family Foundation, a nonpartisan health care policy research organization unaffiliated with Kaiser Permanente.