Reflections from MDI 2018: Solving Africa’s Health Challenges

[cs_content][cs_element_section _id=”1″][cs_element_row _id=”2″][cs_element_column _id=”3″][cs_text _order=”0″] As part of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), UN members have committed to achieving Universal Health Coverage by 2030.  How will African countries reach this goal? Johnson & Johnson’s Management Development Institute (MDI) believes that by providing health workers with the management and leadership skills and tools, the efficiency and… Read more >

Johnson & Johnson’s Management Development Institute: Training the New Leaders in Town

As Program Officer at GBSN, one of the programs I manage is the Management Development Institute (MDI). MDI targets healthcare workers in Sub-Saharan Africa who have assumed management opportunities within their organizations and are looking to improve their management and leadership skills to better lead teams and manages scarce resources. Participants are required to attend… Read more >

Listening and Leading to Build Midwifery in French-speaking Africa

Professor Mame Yauto Faye is the Regional Director of the Francophone Management Development Institute. MDI targets health workers in Africa, including midwives, to strengthen their abilities in management and leadership so that populations have better access to health care services. In French, the word for “midwife” is “sage femme” Ð which literally translated into English… Read more >

Impact of Agribusiness Management Program on Cassava Production in Ghana

This blog was written by Marian Tandoh Wordey, the Business Development Advisor for CAVA – Cassava Adding Value to Africa, a cassava value chain project where she directly supervises field business facilitators in cassava value chains within the southern sector of Ghana. Marian recently participated as a panelist in the Agribusiness Dialogue Breakout Session at… Read more >

Training African Managers

In 2012 GBSN partnered with the Association of African Business Schools and two foundations in launching an exciting organization, the African Management Initiative. Its ambitious aim: to help train African managers on a significant scale. In June AMI asked 136 Kenyan Human Resources professionals : “If you could help grow the staff in your company… Read more >