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The provision of high-quality health care to individuals, families, and communities requires a skilled, motivated, adequately supported, and equipped health workforce. Many low- and middle-income countries, however, face significant deficiencies in both the quantity and quality of their health workforce. Sub-optimal health worker performance creates...

It’s a selfless job, being a health worker. Many awake before the sun rises, only to arrive at a health center where a long line of patients already wraps around the building. Every day is full of people seeking the health worker’s skills, her services,...

_______________________________________________________________________________________ April 2019: Commemorating World Health Worker Week  Dear Colleagues,  It’s World Health Worker Week! While the global health community marks this event the first week of April every year, we at HRH2030 focus on health workers every day—as we seek to further USAID’s longstanding commitment to strengthening the health...

You're Invited! Please join USAID’s HRH2030 program for two high-level events in April. RSVP today; space is limited. The Health  Sector: A Key Contributor to Women's Economic and Social Empowerment and Prospering Families and Communities April 3, 2019 | 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. EDT | Chemonics International,...

This post originally appeared on the Chemonics blog. Faith-based organizations deliver more than 30 percent of health services across sub-Saharan Africa, according to the Africa Christian Health Associations Platform. Without meaningful engagement with this community, we jeopardize our pursuit of health for all. To achieve health for all,...

Audio interview with HRH2030 Philippines Project Director Dr. Marilyn Lorenzo  (Running time 8:07) On March 24, the USAID-funded HRH2030 program in the Philippines joins partners around the world to commemorate World Tuberculosis (TB) Day to raise public awareness on the impact of TB and challenges towards...

_______________________________________________________________________________________ March 2019: Seeking Balance for Health Systems Strengthening   Dear Colleagues, HRH2030’s mission is to build the accessible, available, acceptable, and high-quality health workforce needed to improve health outcomes and advance health for all. In each and every activity, we strive for inclusiveness, collaboration, and perspective. Sometimes our...

Worldwide, the need for health workers is ever-growing. Who meets the demand, even filling gaps where insufficient health systems cannot? Women. The World Health Organization estimates that of the 200 million working to contribute to the health and social sectors, 70 percent are women. Women...

_______________________________________________________________________________________ February 2019: Driving Impact at the Local Level   Dear Colleagues, In advancing the global health workforce agenda, HRH2030 is always seeking to drive greater impact at the country level. Without high-performing health workers with the right skills in the right places at the right times, there is...

_______________________________________________________________________________________ January 2019: Reflecting on 2018, Looking Ahead   Dear Friends, Happy New Year! As we enter 2019, HRH2030’s work of building the future health workforce and optimizing the performance of the current one – as well as supporting all the complex activities that go on in between –...