Policy Brief No.4 Health Facility Committees: The Governance Issue Best Practices in Community-Based Health Initiatives


The brief is based on the experience of a pilot project in the Kwale District. It focuses on a number of issues related to the management of health facilities: the rational for decentralisation of health services, the role of the community in the management of health facilities, the membership of local management committees, selection criteria – and, finally, the involvement of local politicians.