Author: Rania Faouri

Photo: USAID Director of Population and Family Health Office Daniel Sinclair delivering his speech during the launch National HRH Strategy Launch Event on October 15, 2018. Without a strong and motivated health workforce, Jordan is at risk of reversing progress made in regards to human resources for...

“Having a qualified and trained health workforce is a key factor in Jordan’s distinguished health status,” noted High Health Council Secretary General Dr. Mohammad Tarawneh on March 27, 2018 at the approval of Jordan’s new human resources for health (HRH) strategy. “Through the National Human...

On May 9, 2018, HRH2030 joined government officials and healthcare professionals to launch the health professional relicensure bylaw. The bylaw, drafted with technical and operational support from HRH2030, requires healthcare professionals to renew their licenses on the basis of continuing education in order to maintain...

The Jordan Ministry of Health spends more than 45 percent of its general budget on salaries and benefits for more than 30,000 people. Still, a lack of data to identify staffing needs and make appropriate staffing decisions often creates inefficiencies. To overcome the data gap, the...

On April 1, 2018, the government of Jordan officially enacted the new Bylaw for Health Professional License Renewal No. (46) with technical assistance from the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) HRH2030 program. The regulation requires all health professionals to renew their licenses every...

While women account for more than 50 percent of the health workforce in Jordan, they are underrepresented in top management roles. Initial results from recent HRH2030 research in the country reveal that 57 percent of 2,082 female health workers surveyed report having fewer opportunities than...

USAID has emphasized its commitment to improving health sector outcomes and resilience through health systems strengthening under Development Objective 3 (Social Sector Quality Improved), Intermediate Result 1 (Health Status Improved). Through HRH2030, USAID is helping Jordan strengthen its health workforce by improving human resources practices at...

 Audio interview with Dr. Al Hadidi (in Arabic) In Jordan, HRH2030 works with the High Health Council (HHC) to strengthen the council’s capacity to govern the health workforce. A critical piece of this work is collaborating with the HHC to bolster the National Human Resources for...

Women account for more than 50 percent of the health workforce in Jordan; however, women are largely underrepresented at decision-making levels in the health sector. According to the USAID-funded HRH2030 program's review of Ministry of Health statistics, women comprise 55 percent of the ministry’s staff,...