Performance and productivity

“The Philippines just passed the Universal Health Care Act in February 2019, so now is a perfect time for the country to elevate the training of human resources for health beyond merely producing adequate numbers of practitioners,” says Dr. Marilyn Lorenzo, HRH2030 Philippines Project...

What is the HRH Inventory Tool? To better understand the scope and nature of donor-supported investments in the health workforce, the Human Resources for Health in 2030 (HRH2030) Program developed a tool to help countries inventory and analyze donors’ investments in health workers. The...

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...

Empowering women to advance in healthcare leadership promotes a better response to the health needs of an entire population. HRH2030’s research into women’s leadership roles in Jordan’s health sector brought forth several recommendations including the establishment of a women’s health leadership network—what became the...

[caption id="attachment_34087" align="alignright" width="586"] Click to enlarge the Philippines Activity Conceptual Framework[/caption] In recent years, the Government of the Philippines has made landmark decisions to strengthen its health system. In 2012, the nation issued the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Law to guarantee universal access to...

Community health workers play a big role many countries’ overall health status, which is one of the reasons why the WHO guideline on health policy and system support to optimize community health worker programmes was heralded when it was released on October 2018. The...

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...

As HRH2030 observed World Health Worker Week in April 2019, the USAID-funded HRH2030 activity in the Philippines joined partners around the world to commemorate health workers through the theme: “Health Workers at the Heart of Health for All.” This celebration came on the heels...

Botswana was one of the first countries in Africa to make HIV treatment available within its public health sector. According to UNAIDS, in 2017 84 percent of people living with HIV were accessing treatment. However, Botswana is still one of the countries most affected...

With funding from PEPFAR, HRH2030 has developed, piloted, and field-tested this tool to help health facility staff and district health management teams optimize their health workforce for the roll-out of “Test and Start” utilizing differentiated service delivery (DSD) models. This HRH optimization tool for...