Skill mix and competency

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...

On October 4, 2019, HRH2030 attended the 2019 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit, collaborating with Johnson & Jonson to present a session, Identifying Win-win Partnerships for Youth Employment in Health: Experiences linking the future health workforce, educators, and employers....

“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...

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...

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...

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...

Around the world, gender norms influence the ability of individuals, couples, and families to meet their desired family planning (FP) needs. Provider bias and power imbalances in client-provider and client-client interactions impact the quality and accessibility of FP reproductive health (RH) service providers who...