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Dominican Republic Improves Access to Health Services by Strengthening Human Resources Management

In the Dominican Republic, the Ministry of Health is improving to access to high-quality health services by focusing on the health workforce and, in particular, the systems used to manage these valuable human resources. One important outcome has been the discovery of a large number of people on the payroll who were no longer working. The money saved by cleaning the payroll is being reinvested into the health sector. Read more »

HRH Global Resource Center November 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: Partnering with African Faith-Based Organizations for a Strong Health Workforce

A new CapacityPlus technical brief brings to light the efforts that African faith-based organizations are making to strengthen their health workforce and integrate into national health systems, with the goal of improving health outcomes. Read more »

HRH Global Resource Center October 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 »

mHero Updates Health Workers on Ebola in Real Time

IntraHealth International and UNICEF are joining forces to help Liberia’s Ministry of Health and Social Welfare communicate with health workers in real time as the country fights to contain the Ebola outbreak. They are combining two existing technologies—IntraHealth’s iHRIS software, which is supported by CapacityPlus, and UNICEF’s mobile phone SMS platform—into a powerful communication tool called mHero (Mobile Health Worker Ebola Response and Outreach). Read more »

New Publication Spotlight: Using Evidence for Human Resources for Health Decision-Making: An Example from Uganda on Health Workforce Recruitment and Retention

A strong and well-distributed health workforce is essential for achieving national and global health goals. Effective policies to address workforce challenges, such as retention, should be informed by relevant data; however, the availability of evidence does not guarantee that it will be used for decision-making. A new CapacityPlus technical brief shows national stakeholders how to transform evidence into policy decisions and subsequent action. Read more »

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