Technical briefs

HRH2030 led a study that developed a sex-disaggregated leadership inventory to determine if female participation in leadership positions in the health and social services sectors increased after public or private sector institutions took specific measures or initiatives. The study also assessed the remaining gender...

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...

Throughout sub-Saharan Africa, human resource challenges have hindered countries’ efforts to achieve HIV epidemic control. To accelerate access to the services needed to realize the 95-95-95 goals[1], the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and other donors, such as the Global Fund...

Although more people than ever before are using family planning services to satisfy their reproductive health intentions, the ambitious global goal of 120 million additional contraceptive users will not be met by 2020. New and different partnerships and strategies are needed to improve...

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...

HRH2030 and USAID’s Office of Population and Reproductive Health developed a global gender-competency framework for family planning service providers to improve gender-awareness in health workers. This second edition includes many updates like examples from Ethiopia and the Philippines....