2010 Evaluation of Health Sector Coordination Southern Sudan

(August, 2010) Evaluation of Health Sector Coordination Southern Sudan, Jonglei and Upper Nile States for IMA World Health (IMA) and ETC-Crystal (ETC) under the World Bank financed Multi Donor Trust Fund programme (MDTF) (Phase 1).

With effect from July 2008, IMA World Health (IMA) and ETC Crystal entered into a Memorandum of Understanding to jointly work under MDTF in Upper Nile State and for Jonglei State in Southern Sudan. This resulted in an assignment for ETC Crystal for the development of a framework and guidelines for operating State level Health Sector Steering Committees in order to reinforcing the capacity of the State Ministry of Health to supervise and support the work of County Health Departments (CHD). The first phase of the assignment was a situational analysis to determine the best options for the establishment ofhealth sector coordination in view of health system strengthening.