Advancing Malawi’s Health Workforce

The country’s Department of Human Resource Management and Development at the Ministry of Health finalized the transition of health workers previously supported by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) through the HRH2030 program to the government payroll....

Mark Chiipanthenga, antiretroviral treatment (ART) services coordinator at Mlale Community Mission Hospital, has a vital role to play in attaining epidemic control. In January 2018, Mark was one of five healthcare workers recruited by USAID’s HRH2030 program, supported by the President's Emergency Plan for...

When women are economically empowered, they re-invest in their families and communities. This creates a ripple effect, increasing economic growth and contributing to global peace and stability. No other sector employs more women than health— 70 percent of the health workforce is made up...

In many ways, a fully functioning health workforce drives the well-being of communities, regions, and entire countries. Policy-makers at the national level can use reliable data to make decisions about where and what type of health workers are needed based on population health needs....