GLOBAL HEALTH WRITES CITIZEN JOURNALIST: Jenny YC Lee What does “gender” mean to you? It is different from sex, which refers to the anatomy of an individual’s reproductive system. Gender varies across social context and over time. Nowadays, many researchers around the globe incorporate “gender analysis” to ensure equity in health system research. At the […]
GLOBAL HEALTH WRITES Citizen Journalist: Ifunanya Ikhile The Fourth Global Forum on Human Resources for Health held in Dublin, Ireland, brought together key stakeholders in human resources for health from several sectors and countries. During the course of the conference, several health workforce themes were discussed, including: gender equity and women’s economic empowerment, investing […]
On the 5th and 6th of November the IFGH held the 2014 IFGH International Conference in partnership with Concern around the theme of ‘Partnerships for Health’. The conference was well attended and provoked some interesting thoughts regarding the value of partnerships as well as how to recognise a partnership that is not performing effectively. For […]
Remember, Friday, 13th of June is the early deadline for submission of abstracts to the IFGH Partnerships for Health conference! Partnerships have become a cornerstone of the development process but how do they serve to facilitate health related development goals? Is partnership always a viable solution or can some partnerships create more problems than solutions? What […]
This abstract presents a novel approach for North-South partnerships in human resources for health capacity building through development of an E-HL. The northern partner in this model is Sudanese expatriate health professionals in UK and Ireland.
To determine the geographical and skill mix distribution of qualified health workers in Uganda; identify the current efforts to improve the quality of available information on staff distribution; determine the level of integration of existing data on staff distribution; and identify the successes and challenges of producing high quality information on staff distribution.
We consider implementation of a national HMIS in four different African national settings, two in a production stage and the other two at advanced stages of rollout. Each has taken different approaches to the geographic architecture of the system.
A toll free mobile telephone intervention tested in one sub district of Bangladesh and prior to initiation and at project end qualitative assessments were conducted to understand the utility of mobile phone in increasing communication for maternal and neonatal complications.
In this case study, we present avenues where the use of mobile phone technologies may present an opportunity to deliver preventative and treatment healthcare information among communities and at workplaces within resource-low economies.
NHRHO missions to continuously generate and provide evidence and convene stakeholders to inform and support policy and decision-making in HRH. The goal of the observatory is to monitor trends in patterns of the health workforce to generate reliable and instant data, information and evidence needed for human resource development.