This section hosts guidelines, manuals and toolkits to strengthen public health practice.
UNICEF engages in health systems strengthening to promote the survival, growth and development of children and women, especially for the most vulnerable. This document outlines UNICEF’s HSS approach which includes activities appropriate to the three major functional levels of health systems in different contexts, enabling promotion of good health, delivery of essential interventions, accountability, and achievement of equitable outcomes. In addition, it includes five issue-specific areas of existing capacity and perceived priority. This document can be used by Government health departments to establish sustained improvements in the provision, utilization, quality and efficiency of health services.