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We are living through a pandemic of the likes we’ve never seen before, and the world is struggling to find a way forward that promises solutions. But with no immediate solutions in sight, those of us who are not health workers have to take...

International Woman’s Day falls on March 8 of each year to celebrate women and commemorate the movement for women’s rights. In our work to build the accessible, available, acceptable, and high-quality health workforce needed to improve health outcomes and advance universal health coverage, HRH2030...

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration, the commitment that emerged from the Fourth World Conference for Women in 1995, which still serves today as a milestone in the quest to advance women’s rights. And as we gear up for International...

Today, it’s well-acknowledged that health system resiliency needs to be fostered continuously, so that systems can better withstand shocks as they occur. Our HRH2030 team believes that health workers themselves—and those closest to supporting and managing them—have the best ideas about how to foster...

HRH2030 Project Director Wanda Jaskiewicz shares her thoughts on the implementation of National Health Workforce Accounts—the information system designed to “progressively improve the availability, quality, and use” of health workforce data worldwide through a standardized set of indicators....

November 2019: Improving Health Workforce Competencies Dear Colleagues, In the global health community, and as advocates for investing in the health workforce, we are often reminded of the shortfall of 18 million health workers awaiting us by 2030—just 10 years away. It’s a scary thought. What...