Strengthening the Health Workforce for Improved Services: Results and Lessons Learned from CapacityPlus 2009-2015
The CapacityPlus final report details the project’s achievements in supporting country-led progress in health professional education, human resources management and leadership, use of health workforce data for decision-making, health workforce retention and productivity, professionalizing under-recognized cadres of health workers, monitoring and evaluation, and addressing gender equality in health systems. Chapters of the report are also available in the project’s legacy series of technical briefs.
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CapacityPlus held its end-of-project event at the Hilton Hotel/Crystal City in Arlington, Virginia, on September 17, 2015. The agenda featured opening and closing panels on human resources for health (HRH) investments and future priorities; a project overview from CapacityPlus project director, Kate Tulenko; a video showing comprehensive HRH strengthening in Uganda; a storytelling session placing the project’s work in the context of the challenges faced by an individual health worker; a marketplace with demos of project tools and approaches; and two rounds of interactive breakout sessions in which participants learned more in-depth about CapacityPlus’s country-level results and lessons learned.