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The EU-Libya Health System Strengthening Programme (LHSS)

Institutional Design Expert for General Healthcare Council
Background of the Mission
The Libya Health System Strengthening Programme (LHSS) is an EU-funded programme and was relaunched in 2017.
The overall objective of the LHSS programme is to improve efficiency, effectiveness and quality of health service delivery in Libya. Its purpose is to strengthen strategic planning, financing as well as management and quality of health service delivery through targeted reforms and pilot interventions.
The EU-LHSS programme’s 2nd Phase is articulated around three result areas:
Result One: Strategic Planning, Health Financing and Capacity Strengthened
Result Two: Health Service Delivery and Quality of Health Care Improved
Result Three: Workforce Planning, Development and Management Strengthened
During phase one EU-LHSS, the Human Resources for Health Work group agreed to explore the possibility of establishing a regulatory body for the health work force. The prime objective is to ensure that all health care professionals are competent and well equipped with the necessary qualifications, competencies and set of skills necessary to care for patient competently and safely.
The work of the EU-LHSS was advanced to the next step during the beginning of phase 2 when the proposal was presented to the Presidential Council of the Government of National Accord and the proposal was adopted by the council. Presidential Decree 853 was passed in September 2107 to establish the General Healthcare Council- GHCC with the following functions:
1. Establishment of registers for all health care professionals permitted to practice in Libya
2. Provide guidance and issues national guidelines on processional standards and ethical issues related to these professions.
3. Assess fitness of health professionals to practice when questions about their competencies are raised through complaints or referrals.
4. Regulation of training of health professionals at all levels including undergradate and postgraduate education.
Objective of the Mission
The newly appointed Management Board of the General Health Care Council (GHCC) and the National Centre for Health System Reform (NCHSR) requested that the EU-LHSS continue their support in establishment of the GHCC and building its institutions, including the following:
a. Institutional design including detailed proposal for structure (organogram), job descriptions for its cadre, and salary scale.
b. Development of operational policies and implementation strategy.
c. Assistance in learning from international experience especially from courtiers in the MENA region and developing countries.
The Non-Key Expert in Institutional Design will assist the GHCC management Board and the NCHSR to establish this body through defining its policies and processes including development of management structure and organogram, propose salary scale for its employees and collaborators, defining the human workforce capacity and expertise needed for its tasks.
Specific tasks of the Expert
1. Formalization of the vision and values of the General Health Care Council
2. Development of detailed organogram for the GHCC outlining structure and functions of various directorates and offices with clear separation of responsibilities while maintaining integrated approach and team work.
3. Development of operational policies that ensures the council will meet its obligations and functions.
4. Development of Job specifications for key positions within the GHCC.

5. Propose remuneration package and salary scale for the GHCC cadre.

Management of the mission
• The work language is English and Arabic
• Up to 30 Working Days from March 2018

• The assignment is based in Tripoli

Profile of the expert – Required qualifications, competences and experience
Qualifications and Skills
• Graduate degree in Management, business administration, or other relevant field.
• Postgraduate degree in Business Administration / Management or other relevant field is advantage (e.g. MBA)
• Knowledge of the Libyan public sector/governmental landscape at national and local level desirable.
• Fluency in written and spoken Arabic and English.
Specific Professional Experience
• A minimum of 10 years progressively responsible professional work experience in public sector related research, Management, and system re-design.
• Previous experience in strategic planning, business development and project/Programme management.
• Excellent communication skills and computer skills.
• Track record in management of change and Continuous quality Improvement in management.
• Previous experience in Human Resource Management and planning is an advantage.

• Previous experience in the field of work force regulation is advantage.

For any inquiries contact Dr. Murad

Agreement between the Center and the Decision Support Center


On Wednesday 29th November 2017 , a meeting between the National Centre of Health System Reform team and some members of  Decision Support Centre was held  to present the visions , goals  and  current achievements  of the NCHSR.

The meeting ended after expressing optimism,  with signing a full cooperation agreement between the two parties

Launching the National Center for Health System Reform

With the endorsement of the Presidential Council of the of National Accord goverment, the National Center of the Health System Reform, the Ministry of Health and the Libyan Health System Strengthening Program supported by the European Union, The first conference was held to announce the National Center for Health System Reform on Saturday, September 09, 2017 at Bab Al-Bahr Hotel in Tripoli in the presence of the President of the National  Accord government, the Secretary of the Ministry of Health and the secretary of the Ministry of Education, and a number of health experts in Libya from the public and private sectors.

During the conference, the development of the strategy of the Libyan health system was reviewed and discussed according to the documents of the World Health Organization for the six main pillars of the health systems:
Governance, Finance, Human Resources, Service Delivery, Medicines, Medical Equipment and Health Information System.

Workshop on Health Insurance Fund

In the centre of Information and documentation of the Ministry Of Health , the NCHSR had organised a workshop about the Health Insurance with the contribution of Representatives of the Social security fund and the directors and managers of MOH departments .

The workshop included the discussion on the ability of applying  the health insurance system in Libya, a display on the workforce which will be available along with this project, the obstacles facing the project and the methods of inserting the data.