Capacity Building

At the community level, Shine for Health builds capacity through training, recruitment,  and supervision of community organizations, health professionals, including community health workers, overseeing the integration of health systems and teams. It is also involved in program design, research, evaluations and follow-up; and adaption of programs through local and international settings.

Our expertise ensures ongoing technical assistance to health grant recipients utilizing in person and remote methods as appropriate. To do so, prior identification of existing resources that meet priority health learning and support needs for countries and communities is important. Consequently, communities empowered are more visible to policy makers whose capacity are also reinforced, in the process, to use any advocacy lever for change.
It‘s absolutely essential for us to building up and strengthening institutional & technical capacities, structures and strategies with government structures and policies.

Health systems in most developing countries, and especially in Africa, have a pyramidal structure based on territorial division. It is generally comprised of three different levels that are:

  • The central or national level
  • The intermediate, regional or departmental level
  • The peripheral or district level

After several years of implementation, it is important to check whether these divisions and their operations have yielded the expected results. Have they improved health benefits and the quality of life of populations? Has the system ensured access to care for all segments of the population?

Shine for Health intervenes in health system innovation through new ideas in the implementation of programs

Talent Management and Governance

Talent management in public health program, and/or in development programs in general has not been talked about. Filled with young working populations, doubled with the scarcity or good management and leadership experience, most   developing countries  face  huge challenges to  implement projects, although great and valuable at their inception.

Shine for Health is cognizant of the reality and will help develop the needed skills.


Medical and Health Equipment in Low income Countries


Medical devices donations enable hospitals to improve health outcomes. However, donation of medical equipment to low income countries have yielded mixt outcomes with problem of obsolescence and maintenance. While donating, recipient hospitals and countries ‘needs should be met, and they should have access to the correct accessories and supply in order to make the equipment work. Countries and WHO has spelt out four principles for good medical equipment donations: respect the recipient’s request; assure the donation will benefit the recipient; keep an open line of communication; and ensure quality (
Shine for health will work to evaluate the needs and help provide maintenance.

Cultural Awareness and Program Implementation

While designing community project in developing countries, it is important to strengthen the understanding of community’s partners, stakeholders, Corporates with social responsibilities about local realities.

Recent experience revealed that becoming aware of cultural dynamics can be a difficult task due the fact that it is not part of a conscious spontaneity. New Promise Services professionals who are culturally competent through their experience with several remote communities on several continents, make sure cultural realities of the focus communities and bottlenecks are taken into account while developing projects for developing countries.

While they are all called developing countries, they all have country specific realities.