AMP improves national health systems and outcomes by collaborating with governments to strengthen Leadership and Management capabilities.
|Investee||Aspen Management Partnership in Health, founded 2015|
|Location||Pan-African operations, HQ in Washington, DC|
|Funding start||June 2020|
Despite having the world’s most significant disease burden, Africa has the lowest ratio of health workers per population. Africa will have a shortage of 6 million health workers by 2030, and an additional USD 2 billion is needed annually to build and strengthen community health systems in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Among other reasons, governments struggle to address these issues, due to:
AMP develops bespoke Leadership & Management (L&M) capabilities of health ministry teams through an in-country approach, leveraging embedded private sector professionals. AMP aims to increase access to equitable and high-quality primary healthcare, reducing mortality and morbidity for remote communities in SSA. To achieve this, AMP is doing the following:
AMP provides its L&M training through various ways: 2-year placements of skilled management partners in health ministries, In-country workshops, distance learning programs, executive coaching, and leadership labs.
AMP identified 26 African countries that could benefit from their L&M training programs to achieve their public health goals. AMP contributes to:
|# of countries with current AMP partnerships||4||6|
|# of Management Partners active||7||6|
|# of teams supported through AMP Health partnerships||7||11|
By investing in AMP Health, we align with and contribute to Goal 3 of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, target 3.8: Access to quality essential health-care services.