This book is about managing health programs and projects. I provide information drawn from a number of areas of management research and literature with the intent of helping the reader develop an evidence-based approach to the practice of management in health programs and projects. A focused reader will take away a solid overview of the current best practices in management that apply to managing health programs and projects.

I think it is important to focus on managing at the level of programs and projects because these are the mechanisms through which a great many health services are organized and provided in both the public health and private health sectors. For example, at the prevention end of the health services spectrum, people ...

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