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Advancing the Science and Practice of People-Centered Health Systems

CapacityPlus is sponsoring satellite events and participating in presentations at the Third Global Symposium on Health Systems Research in Cape Town, September 29–October 3. Read more »

Mobile Technology Can Equip Health Workers for Ebola Challenges Ahead

Two new mobile learning courses developed by CapacityPlus lead partner IntraHealth International offer specialized guidance on care and prevention for health workers in Ebola-affected areas, delivered through SMS text messages or through interactive voice response on simple mobile phones. Read more »

Knowledge Exchange among African Faith-Based Organizations Strengthens Health Workforce Management in Ghana

Samuel Nugblega is committed to supporting the people who provide health care to his fellow Ghanaians. “I have a passion for personnel development,” he says. “My key passion is to support people to grow.” As technical advisor of leadership, governance, and human resources for the Christian Health Association of Ghana (CHAG), Nugblega is in a position to do just that. Read more »

HRH Global Resource Center August Update

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). Read more »

New Publication Spotlight: Recruitment of Community Health Workers

Recruiting and selecting the most appropriate person to fill the role of a community health worker is a vital element of a functional local health system. Community health workers are often the only ones able to reach critical populations in underserved areas, and are key to providing family planning, HIV, and other essential services as countries move toward universal health coverage. Read more »

iHRIS Health Workforce Information System Helps India Improve Health Service Delivery

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. Read more »

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