Reports

Community health workers play a pivotal role in many health systems by providing an essential link between people and health services. Ethiopia has formalized the role of community health workers and created an innovative community-based health extension program (HEP) to improve access to health...

This briefer provides an overview of National Health Workforce Accounts (NHWA) and illustrates opportunities for PEPFAR and implementing partners to optimize PEPFAR investments through use of NHWA for better decision-making....

Accurately predicting the future supply of and demand for healthcare workers is essential if policymakers are to make smart investments in human resources for health (HRH) and efficiently allocate scarce funds. HRH planning models have become increasingly sophisticated over the past two decades, but...

Global estimates reveal a growing disparity between supply and demand of health workers in the coming decade; a disproportion which will be highest in low-and middle-income countries. What can nations do to prepare for or even offset this imbalance? Can a country’s health workforce...

A high-performing health workforce is an essential driver for strengthening health systems. Having reliable, standardized, up-to-date, complete, and quality health workforce data is critical for planning and decision-making at the country level. To combat the issue of siloed and disparate systems and data sources, a...

Effective health worker supervision approaches and practices are essential elements that help compensate for shortfalls in HRH training, management, and efforts to improve quality of health services. Defined as “a broad set of supervisory interventions that improve provider performance through team-based learning approaches, including...