Strengthening HRH in Jordan

Empowering women to advance in healthcare leadership promotes a better response to the health needs of an entire population. HRH2030’s research into women’s leadership roles in Jordan’s health sector brought forth several recommendations including the establishment of a women’s health leadership network—what became the...

Video (June 25, 2018, short/2:35, long/6:17): On June 25, HRH2030 facilitated a national event in Jordan to promote women’s leadership in the health sector. At the event, HRH2030 disseminated its recent research on “Barriers and Enablers of Women’s Career Progression to Management Positions in...

Under the patronage of Her Royal Highness Princess Muna Al-Hussein, HRH2030 facilitated a national event on June 25 to promote women’s leadership in the health sector. Minister of Health, H.E. Prof. Mahmoud Al Sheyyab welcomed close to 250 health and gender stakeholders, noting that...

To best strategize ways to reduce gender inequalities in Jordan’s public and private health sectors and to promote qualified women into the decision-making sphere, stakeholders, including government and health institutions, need to understand the barriers and enablers to women’s career advancement to management positions...

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...

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...

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...