Improving Health Worker Education in the DRC

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Jul 2, 2014

India, like many countries, is embracing the goal of universal health coverage—that all people can affordably access the health services they need. Health workers are vital to these efforts, of course, since health services don’t deliver themselves. Using data for decision-making, too, is critical.

Jul 1, 2014

This monthly update from the HRH Global Resource Center provides information on the latest resources, improvements, and news from this digital library devoted to human resources for health (HRH).

Jun 24, 2014

A new course on the Global Health eLearning Center highlights ways to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment in building stronger health systems.

Gender and Health Systems Strengthening is intended to assist USAID field-based health officers, foreign service nationals, and US government partners to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment in health systems strengthening efforts.

Jun 17, 2014

On May 6, CapacityPlus hosted its third knowledge-sharing and dissemination event, Better Data, Stronger Health Workforce: The Open Source iHRIS Approach. Held at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, the event showcased iHRIS, the leading open source software for tracking and managing data on the health workforce.


Establishing and Using Data Standards in Health Workforce Information Systems

Human resources information systems help countries track and support their health workforces. Information systems are successful when they support policy and management decisions and when those decisions lead to better health care—but success depends on the quality of the human resources for health (HRH) data going into the system. How can countries ensure the quality of their data? A new CapacityPlus technical brief discusses organizational, national, and international data standards that can help.

See all resources in our Knowledge Library


20th International AIDS Conference
July 20–25, Melbourne, Australia

The International AIDS Conference is the premier gathering for those working in the field of HIV as well as policy-makers, people living with HIV, and other individuals committed to ending the pandemic. The AIDS 2014 program will present new scientific knowledge and offer many opportunities for structured dialogue on the major issues facing the global response to HIV.

Two CapacityPlus abstracts have been accepted as poster presentations:

  • Transitioning Health Care Worker Support: A Resource Framework and Lessons Learned from the PEPFAR Experience
  • Improving the Management of Maternity and Newborn Care Matters for Women in High HIV Prevalence Countries.

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