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To better understand the scope and nature of donor-supported investments in the health workforce, USAID’s HRH2030 program developed an approach to help countries inventory and analyze these investments. HRH2030 developed the “HRH Inventory” process in close collaboration with PEPFAR/Tanzania—a country that has been inventorying and...

You're Invited! . June 13, 2019 | 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. EDT | Chemonics International, 1717 H Street NW, 1st Floor, Washington, DC . USAID is partnering with countries to build high-quality health systems that are accessible, accountable, affordable, and reliable. The provision of health services to meet...

_______________________________________________________________________________________ June 2019: Coming Together to Share Knowledge and Improve Global Health Dear Colleagues,  April kicked off the season of convening for the global health community, with the annual celebration of World Health Worker Week, followed by major meetings and conferences that continue to bring people together. May...

Community health workers play a big role many countries’ overall health status, which is one of the reasons why the WHO guideline on health policy and system support to optimize community health worker programmes was heralded when it was released on October 2018. The guideline...

You're Invited! . June 13, 2019 | 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. EDT | Chemonics International, 1717 H Street NW, 1st Floor, Washington, DC . USAID is partnering with countries to build high-quality health systems that are accessible, accountable, affordable, and reliable. The provision of health services to meet...

Munashe Nykia is a registered nurse in Harare, Zimbabwe. He also serves as a Global Young Nurse Representative on the board for the Nursing Now Campaign which is run in association with the International Council of Nurses with support from the World Health Organization. A...

_______________________________________________________________________________________ May 2019: Advancing Women’s Leadership in the Health Workforce Dear Colleagues,  Earlier this week, the United Nations held its multi-stakeholder hearing in advance of the High-Level Meeting on Universal Health Coverage that will take place during the UN General Assembly in September. In advance of...

In many parts of the world, midwives are the main caregivers for women and their newborns during pregnancy, labor, childbirth, and postpartum. Qualified and adequately resourced midwives can prevent complications through the maternity continuum of care and avert unnecessary maternal and newborn deaths and disabilities....