Johnson & Johnson Management Development Institute

A Management Development Program for Managers and Leaders of Health Care Organisations

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Leadership, Management and Advocacy (LMA)

The Leadership, Management and Advocacy (LMA) training is intended to close the identified gaps for the effective and efficient management of the surgical health sub-sector in Kenya.

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The Leadership, Management and Governance (LMG) Program for Community Health Systems Strengthening (CHSS)


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Management Development Institute (MDI)

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The Management Development Institute (MDI) for Health Care Organisations is a one-week intensive program designed to enhance the leadership and management skills of program managers and leaders of sub-Saharan organisations, governmental and non-governmental.
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Leadership, Management & Advocacy (LMA)

Program Overview

The Leadership, Management and Advocacy (LMA) training is a one week intense training and an additional six months of the Surgical Health Improvement Project (SHIP) work. The program has been designed to specifically include leaders, managers and practitioners (surgeons, obstetricians, trauma and anaesthesia care providers and hospital administrators
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Community Health Systems Strengthening (CHSS)

Community Healthcare Improvement Project (CHIP)

Amref Health Africa in collaboration with the Division of Community Health and other stakeholders took the initiative designed and developed a Leadership and Management training programme to improve delivery of the Community Health Services in Kenya

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2018 southern Africa MDI program, 2-8 September 2018

Thank you for your expression of interest in the Management Development Institute (MDI) for Health Care Organizations, an intensive one-week in-residence training program designed to enhance the leadership and management skills of program managers and leaders of sub-Saharan African organizations, governmental and non-governmental, which are devoted to delivering health care services to underserved populations. The program is funded by Johnson & Johnson, one of the most admired companies in the world today. Scholarships that cover all costs (tuition, meals and accommodation) with the exception of travel costs are available to successful candidates.

The 2018 MDI southern African programme will run from 2 to 8 September 2018. Click here to download the 2018 application form. The application deadline is 15 June, 2018. Find attached the programme brochure which I encourage you to share with other professionals. To increase likelihood of a successful application, early application submission by a team comprising a minimum of 3 managers with a shared improvement goal is strongly recommended. The ideal team size is between 4 and 6 managers.

I invite you to submit your applications at your earliest convenience to, Sharman May ([email protected]) and Chipo Mupure ([email protected]).

We look forward to seeing your organization represented in the MDI 2018 programme here in Cape Town! Please share this information with other decision makers and potential participants.


Mlenga Jere, Regional MDI Director

Graduate School of Business at the University of Cape Town

Phone: +27 21 406 1414
*Taught in English

Twitter @mdichip

Download 2018 MDI Brochure (PDF)

Application process for 2019 to be announced soon

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