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New Resource Spotlight: “That’s Improvement!”: Uganda Focuses on Health Workers

Meet three Ugandan health workers who love their jobs. Agnes, Habiba, and Alex find joy in serving their clients, but they face many challenges—and there are simply not enough health workers to meet the demand.

To improve health services, Uganda is focusing on the people that provide quality care. CapacityPlus and the Uganda Capacity Program, both led by IntraHealth International, are supporting the Ugandan government’s efforts to strengthen its health workforce and increase access to quality care. In this short video by CapacityPlus’s Carol Bales and Sarah Dwyer, Ugandan health workers, managers, and leaders show how the country’s efforts are paying off—and how service delivery has improved. 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 »

Palliative Care Association Endorses iHRIS to Help Transform Patient Care in Africa

The African Palliative Care Association (APCA), which works to reduce unnecessary pain and suffering from life-limiting illnesses across Africa, has endorsed iHRIS, the free, open source platform of health workforce information tools and software supported by CapacityPlus. APCA announced the endorsement during its fourth triennial conference held September 17-20 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Read more »

Building Local Skills to Support the Open Source iHRIS Software

Over 20 countries are implementing the open source iHRIS software to manage and plan their health workforce. CapacityPlus, along with other USAID projects led by IntraHealth International, is assisting several of these countries to install, customize, and roll out the human resources information systems (HRIS) software. 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 »

A New Vision for Scholarships: 1,200 Nigerian Midwifery Students Receive Support to Finish School

A ceremony on August 13 in Abuja honored 1,200 midwifery students from 54 schools in 30 Nigerian states who are receiving scholarship and bursary awards through a program supported by CapacityPlus. The awards benefit students in their last year of training who are at risk of not finishing their studies due to financial constraints. Read more »

Strengthening HR Management in the Dominican Republic: A Leadership Program’s Impact

Strengthening the management of a country’s health workforce is an essential component of improving service delivery. However, human resources management systems are often weak, and the role of HR professionals can be widely misunderstood. Read more »

HRH Global Resource Center July 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 »

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