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Table 1 Steps in country-owned capacity building framework

From: Country ownership and capacity building: the next buzzwords in health systems strengthening or a truly new approach to development?

Step Action
1. Conduct an organizational self-assessment to find areas of strength and weakness
i) Define the impact of identified weaknesses on performance
ii) Prioritize weaknesses for intervention
iii) Break down weaknesses into manageable ‘challenges’
2. Identify challenge and define indicators to measure success in addressing that challenge
3. Choose approach to address challenge
4. Choose tools to address challenge
5. Describe and carry out activities and tasks to address challenge
6. Collect data throughout to monitor and evaluate effectiveness of intervention
7. Conduct an organizational reassessment and repeat cycle