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Local Health System

Sustainability Project

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LHSS Year 3

Annual Report

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for Proposals

Our Mission

The LHSS Project helps countries achieve sustainable,

self-financed health systems that offer quality health care for all. 


The Evidence Gap Map identifies existing literature examining the impact of health systems strengthening on health outcomes. Evidence is organized around USAID's Health System Strengthening Learning Agenda.


The Health Systems Podcast brings you conversations on what's working in health systems strengthening approaches in countries around the world.


The 8th Global Symposium on Health Systems Research (HSR 2024) will be held in Nagasaki, Japan, from November 18 to 22, 2024.

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Addressing Social Determinants to Improve Health Equity

LHSS is exploring evidence, identifying promising practices, and testing approaches to learn what works, what doesn’t, and in what contexts. The knowledge we share will provide workable solutions for national governments — and advance the field of health systems strengthening globally. 

USAID Health Systems Strengthening

Practice Spotlight Series

The Health Systems Strengthening Practice Spotlight briefs discuss specific health systems strengthening approaches and how they were successfully applied in USAID-supported or other HSS program settings.

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