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Namibian PM receives leadership award

Namibian Prime Minister Nahas Angula was awarded the David Rockefeller Bridging Leadership in Africa Award, at The Synergos Institute’s University for a Night in Africa event.

New Era, October 15, 2010


African Health Leadership Initiative

Strengthening health systems and leadership to move from policy to action


Saving mothers’ lives in Namibia

Namibia’s ongoing efforts to offer lessons for other countries seeking to improve maternal health, as well as for health programs tackling HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis, or other conditions.

McKinsey Quarterly, June 2010


Improving maternal health in Namibia

Tour a pilot project in Namibia’s capital, where simple, scalable actions are saving mothers’ lives.

McKinsey Quarterly, June 2010


Making childbirth safer

Synergos program helps Namibia’s Ministry of Health retool approach for improving maternal health.


Reviving an ambulance service

Interventions help to dramatically cut down response time in central Namibia, increasing odds for saving lives


A path for better health

Synergos’ plan in Namibia aims for improvements in maternal health


Namibian health authorities tackle maternal mortality

When maternal mortality almost doubled in fourteen years, health leaders in Namibia decided to make maternal health a priority — and set up a pilot in Khomas region., February 23, 2010


Leading by doing

An innovative process aimed at unblocking health service delivery by building a strong, united team of health leaders, February 23, 2010


Minister of Health and Social Services, Dr. Robert Kamwi, opens Otjomuise Clinic

The clinic will provide the community of Otjomuise with more accessible and readily available health services

New Era, October 9, 2009


Insights from Celine Usiku of Namibia’s Ministry of Health and Social Services

Senior official from Namibia’s Ministry of Health and Social Services discusses her experience with the African Health Leadership Initiative.

March 2009