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Dr. Wilson Ching’ani (third from left) and his team at Zomba District Health Office, Malawi. Credit: HRH2030

Part 2: How Can We Optimize the Health Workforce During COVID-19 and Beyond?

Wanda Jaskiewicz | Julie Becker
July 28, 2021
5 Minute Read
The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the need for country leaders to optimize their existing health workforce to meet already high and now growing demand. But how can they do this? In a two-part series, we provide short- and long-term recommendations for health worker optimization within broader health system strengthening efforts.
Dr. Wilson Ching’ani (third from left) and his team at Zomba District Health Office, Malawi. Credit: HRH2030

Part 1: How Can We Optimize the Health Workforce During COVID-19 and Beyond?

Julie Becker | Wanda Jaskiewicz
July 26, 2021
6 Minute Read
The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the need for country leaders to optimize their existing health workforce to meet already high and now growing demand. But how can they do this? In a two-part series, we provide short- and long-term recommendations for health worker optimization within broader health system strengthening efforts.

From Excel to Excellent: Timor-Leste Readies for a New Health Worker Training Information System

Andrea Poling | Abilio Soares
May 26, 2021
4 Minute Read
HRH2030 worked closely with the Timorese National Institute of Health to develop a Training Management Information System (TMIS) to strengthen their ability to coordinate and implement strategic in-service training programs. By using TMIS to inform decision-making, the INS is better positioned to manage the health workforce and advance universal health coverage.
A pharmacist is holding a package of pills for tuberculosis treatment.

The Clock is Ticking: How to End TB by 2022

Dr. Baz Semo | Dr. Kartlos Kankadze
March 24, 2021
4 Minute Read
In 2018, world leaders committed to global targets for tuberculosis treatment, prevention, and funding at the United Nations (UN) High-Level Meeting. Despite these commitments, progress towards the targets has been less than satisfactory.
A health worker speaks with a patient in Mali.

Assessing the Community-Based Workforce Helps Optimize HIV Programs

Wanda Jaskiewicz | Diana Frymus
December 21, 2020
3 Minute Read
Despite COVID-19 challenges, the global health workforce must maintain health services, including those for HIV. The community-based workforce can make a critical difference.

News: USAID Awards “Digis” to Two Projects Implemented by Chemonics


October 22, 2020
2 Minute Read
USAID awards recognize the Human Resources for Health in 2030 program and the Pakistan Small and Medium Enterprise Activity for using technology to “sustain open, secure, and inclusive digital ecosystems and improve measurable development and humanitarian-assistance outcomes on a large scale.”

3 Questions with COVID-19 Coordinator Dr. Monique N’Guessan: Charting a Course for Côte d’Ivoire

Dr. Monique N’Guessan
September 17, 2020
4 Minute Read
Many shortcomings have been highlighted in the management of COVID-19. Leveraging technology and coordinating among multi-sector health professionals will be critical as we overcome the effects of the pandemic.

Beyond PPE: Protecting the Health Workforce during Crises

Wanda Jaskiewicz | Leah McManus | Elizabeth Walsh
August 19, 2020
4 Minute Read
As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, there has been much in the news about providing personal protective equipment (PPE) to individuals and acknowledgment of hospitals being at capacity, but far less discussion on other critical ways to support and further protect the health workforce.

The Next Pandemic: Three Ways to Prepare

Jamey Butcher | Mariam Reda
July 9, 2020
4 Minute Read
COVID-19 has overwhelmed health systems in countries like the United States, Brazil, Italy, Spain, and the United Kingdom. We must act now to mitigate the potentially catastrophic impacts on many developing countries where cases are swiftly increasing.