Guides & Handbooks

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    Organizations can use the Knowledge Management (KM) Index, a new evidence-based assessment tool, to measure capacity in four fundamental KM practice areas:

    1. Organizational structure (KM vision and strategy),
    2. Learning opportunities (professional development),
    3. Internal KM culture (seeking out and sharing knowledge), and
    4. KM for global health (efforts to advance global health agenda).
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    One of K4Health's flagship publications, Family Planning: A Global Handbook for Providers offers clinic-based health care professionals in developing countries the latest guidance on providing contraceptive methods. 

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    The Knowledge Management Collection is built on the foundation of the five-step KM Road Map. The Building Better Programs guide offers a detailed look at each of the five steps of the Road Map along with in-depth tasks to complete within each step. (Not sure you're ready to dig in at this level? Try the Knowledge Management Pocket Guide.)

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    The Knowledge Management Road Map (KM Road Map) is a five-step systematic process for generating, collecting, analyzing, synthesizing, and sharing knowledge in global health programs.

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    The Knowledge Management Collection is a family of resources designed for global health professionals to help them understand, use, and train others on knowledge management approaches, tools, and techniques. All materials in the collection are free to adapt and use. The collection includes:

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    Esta guía como una herramienta de referencia para cualquier persona que trabaje en la salud pública o el desarrollo internacional y que desee reunir a un grupo de personas para analizar ideas, afrontar desafíos y compartir las mejores prácticas. Los usuarios pueden utilizar esta guía como referencia para determinar qué es lo más relevante para sus necesidades específicas.

    In English

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    L’abondance de contenus libres en matière de santé - des programmes de formation en ligne aux documents d’orientation et de recherche en passant par les ressources multimédias – constitue une opportunité indéniable d’enseignement, de formation et de partage. Cependant, ces contenus libres sont en eux-mêmes limités. Il est important de les rendre disponibles selon chaque contexte et dans la langue des personnes qui les utiliseront.

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    The abundance of openly accessible health content—from eLearning courses and multimedia resources to guidance documents and research papers—presents a remarkable opportunity for teaching, learning, and sharing. Open health content, however, is not sufficient by itself. It is important to provide it in the appropriate context and the language of the people who will use it. The Knowledge for Health (K4Health) project developed this adaptation guide to expand the reach, usefulness, and use of evidence-based global health content, specifically as it relates to family planning.

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    K4Health and Family Planning 2020 (FP2020) created Family Planning Voices in 2015 to document and share real stories from people around the world who are passionate about family planning. Since then, the FPVoices photoblog has featured hundreds of stories from family planning providers, implementers, donors, policymakers, advocates, and clients from more than 50 countries—and there are many stories left to tell.

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    How to Hold a Successful Share Fair is an essential reference tool for anyone who works in public health or international development and wants to bring together a group of people to discuss ideas, address challenges, and share best practices. This simple handbook guides users through the process of holding a share fair and includes customizable planning tools and concrete examples.

    En español

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