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Webinar Explores Models for Training Frontline Social Service Workers

Well-trained frontline health workers are essential to address the social service needs of vulnerable children and their families. But what are the best models for providing basic skills training to this workforce, which relies on a variety of paid and unpaid workers, including community members? More than 80 participants from 11 countries participated in a webinar hosted by the Social Service Workforce Strengthening Alliance via CapacityPlus on September 8 to hear about and discuss three best-practice models for extending the social service workforce. Read more »

HRH Global Resource Center September 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 »

CapacityPlus Releases New Versions of Health Worker Information Systems Software

The CapacityPlus iHRIS team is pleased to announce the release of iHRIS Manage and iHRIS Qualify 4.0.18. Part of the iHRIS Suite of software, iHRIS Manage maintains health worker deployment, performance, and attrition information while iHRIS Qualify tracks training, certification, and licensure. Read more »

Regional Champion of Open Source iHRIS Software Shares Successes and Lessons Learned

Professor Kayode Odusote works with countries in West Africa to track, manage, and plan their health workforce using CapacityPlus’s iHRIS software. Recently he traveled to the US from his home country of Nigeria to share successes and lessons learned. Read more »

Increasing Access to Care by Asking Health Workers What They Want

In Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR), health workers are concentrated in cities while more than 80 percent of the population lives in rural areas. As in many countries, attracting health workers to rural posts—and retaining them—is a challenge. 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 »

Dominican Republic Advances Work to Strengthen Management of Health Workers

Improving how health workers are managed is key to strengthening the services they deliver. In the Dominican Republic, CapacityPlus is helping the Ministry of Health refine the human resources management (HRM) systems needed to create an enabling environment for the health workforce to perform effectively. Read more »

HRH Global Resource Center Launches eLearning Program

On August 2, the HRH Global Resource Center officially launched its eLearning program at an online event hosted in Chapel Hill, NC, and highlighted the program’s first eLearning course, iHRIS Administrator: Level 1. Read more »

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