This review outlines the current arrangements for country health sector teams in ten International Health Partnership countries: Burundi, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Mali, Mozambique, Nepal, Nigeria and Zambia. It provides a summary of good practice and effective national coordination in health and HIV/AIDS. The review draws on the National AIDS Councils/Commissions, explains Country Coordinating Mechanisms (CCMs) and explores the lessons learnt from them. Experiences in coordination and working practices are also described from the education sector and the peacekeeping/humanitarian sector.
Harmer, A. Helpdesk Report: International Health Partnership (IHP+) Country Health Sector Teams: Background Literature Review. Health Resource Centre, UK (2008) 51 pp.