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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...

October 2019: Transforming Health Education Dear Colleagues, We are smart enough to predict things that will happen, so why can’t we be smarter about taking action today? This sums up one of my favorite tweets issued around the United Nation’s first-ever High-Level Meeting on Universal Health...

September 2019: Transforming Health Education Dear Colleagues, Ah, September. In this part of the world, this is the month when many children head back to school for the start of a new school year. Young adults head off to college to begin their undergraduate programs, and...

  August 2019: Leave No One Behind Dear Colleagues, As I write this, the UN High-Level Meeting on Universal Health Coverage (UHC) is just a few weeks away; the UN General Assembly convenes on September 23 under the theme “Universal Health Coverage: Moving Together to Build a...

HRH2030 Project Director Wanda Jaskiewicz has more than 20 years of experience in international health and development with a focus on human resources for health, HIV/AIDS, family planning, reproductive health, and maternal and child health. She has worked in more than 25 countries providing...

This blog originally appeared on the Management Sciences for Health Leader Net website.  People drive health systems. I think a lot about health worker performance and productivity in my work with the HRH2030 Program. After all, a health system’s strength—and ultimately the health of any population—depends...