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Table 1 District Management Team core responsibilities in South Africa

From: Bottom-up innovation for health management capacity development: a qualitative case study in a South African health district

• Identification of client and stakeholder needs
• Identification of critical health and systemic challenges and understand source of the challenges
• Take decisions and set priorities (public health interventions)
• Balance competing demands by taking decisions on key District Actions, which respond to key priorities, client and stakeholder needs and challenges
• Allocate resources (time from personnel, goods and services and capital costs). Ensure that capacities are matched with planned Actions. Refine the Actions until the allocated resources meet the Actions
• Monitor and reflect on progress against plans
• Strengthen processes where necessary (to implement the plan)
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