Health Workforce/HRH

Inter-sectoral actions: Health of all is better when sectors work together

By Jenny YC Lee, Key Correspondent for the Irish Forum for Global Health   In a roundtable discussion at the 4th Global Forum on HRH, Dr. Tana Wuliji from the WHO shared facts about the pressing issues in health workforce. If we add up all the shortfall of health workers around the world, the number … Continue...

Health is a productive sector, not a consumptive one. Invest in it!

By Loice Epetiru, Key Correspondent for the Irish Forum for Global Health   The Fourth Global Forum on Human Resources for Health brought together stakeholders from around the globe to discuss the Human Resources for Health agenda with the aim of attaining universal health coverage, health security and achieving...

Gender analysis: Making research transformative

By Jenny YC Lee, Key Correspondent for the Irish Forum for Global Health 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...

To leap, to soar – the Dublin Declaration

By Tsion Fikre, Key Correspondent for the Irish Forum for Global Health   The Fourth Global Forum on Human Resources for Health came to an end on November 17th, 2017. Over 1000 people from 90 countries attended around 90 sessions during the week that kicked off with the first ever Youth Forum, and the first …...

7 issues that will shape the health workforce of the future

By Margarite Nathe, Key Correspondent for the Irish Forum for Global Health   What will it take to build the ideal health workforce? There are 7.6 billion of us on the planet today. That’s 7.6 billion working adults, infants in diapers, nursing mothers, teens planning their futures, elderly people, and many, many...

Effective Partnerships Will Make Workforce 2030 a Reality!

By Loice Epetiru, Key Correspondent for the Irish Forum for Global Health   The topic: “Making Partnerships Work for Workforce 2030” was one of the track session topics deliberated on at the Fourth Global Forum on Human Resources for Health. From 13th-17th November 2017, a thousand delegates convened at the...

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