Skill mix and competency

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...

Global eLearning Course (September 6, 2018, 120 min, FREE): HRH2030 worked in partnership with USAID and K4Health to produce an updated online course on HRH principles and practices on the Global Health eLearning Center (GHeL). Structured around the WHO Global HRH Strategy: Workforce 2030,...

Video (June 25, 2018, short/2:35, long/6:17): On June 25, HRH2030 facilitated a national event in Jordan to promote women’s leadership in the health sector. At the event, HRH2030 disseminated its recent research on “Barriers and Enablers of Women’s Career Progression to Management Positions in...

To best strategize ways to reduce gender inequalities in Jordan’s public and private health sectors and to promote qualified women into the decision-making sphere, stakeholders, including government and health institutions, need to understand the barriers and enablers to women’s career advancement to management positions...

To frame the work of our country programs, HRH2030 created the Health Worker Life Cycle Approach. While drawing inspiration from theSousa et al. Health Labor Market Framework (which informed the World Health Organization’s Global Strategy on Human Resources for Health), this life cycle adds...