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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...

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...

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...