Assessment of Preservice Education eLearning Courses Using the QStream Platform

This report assesses two eLearning courses developed by CapacityPlus that are offered through QStream, a learning platform that uses a spaced, repeated question-and-answer format that has been shown to improve the retention of knowledge over time. The Private Sector Participation in Preservice Health Education course provides an overview of factors bearing on the success of private sector involvement in educating health workers. It explores the similarities between public and private institutions; challenges for private schools; and business models in use by private preservice education institutions. It was developed for learners who are engaged in leading private preservice education institutions in low- and middle-income countries. 
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Health Workforce Education: Investing in the Next Generation of Health Workers

On April 14, 2015, CapacityPlus and SHOPS presented a webinar on innovative investment options for health workforce education and training. Over 40 participants joined in the session, which offered presentations and question-and-answer sessions with participants engaging both the speakers and each other. Access a recording of the webinar and view presentation slides. Read more »

Innovative Financing Options for the Preservice Education of Health Professionals

Many developing countries are making significant investments to increase the number of health workers available to provide care to growing populations. However, the available funding is far short of what is required. For these countries to train and produce a health workforce sufficient to meet the populations’ needs, new sources of funding for health worker education need to be found. To address this problem, CapacityPlus partnered with the International Finance Corporation, the World Bank, and the Global Health Workforce Alliance in an exploration of innovative financing of health worker education. This technical brief presents a summary of the forms of financing proposed or documented through this process.

iHRIS Retain: A Tool to Cost Retention Strategies

An overview of iHRIS Retain, a user-friendly tool to cost retention strategies to be implemented at the district, regional, or national level.

iHRIS Retain: Herramienta para calcular los costos de las estrategias de retención

Spanish translation of an overview of iHRIS Retain, a user-friendly tool to cost retention strategies to be implemented at the district, regional, or national level.

HRH Action Framework: A Comprehensive Approach for Addressing Health Workforce Issues

An overview of the HRH Action Framework, designed to assist governments and health managers to develop and implement strategies to achieve an effective and sustainable health workforce.

Innovative Financing for Preservice Education

A brief summary of some innovative forms of financing for health professional schools to consider. The full version is available as CapacityPlus Technical Brief #8.

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