The Knowledge library

Knowledge Library

Selected Health Workforce Tools from CapacityPlus

This overview compiles selected tools and resources for the global health workforce from CapacityPlus, and includes brief descriptions and links to online versions. A related overview presents tools and resources that are available in French.

CapacityPlus Overview: End-of-Project Event

An overview presentation on the project's results and lessons learned delivered at the CapacityPlus end-of-project event in Arlington, Virginia, on September 17, 2015.

Strengthening Human Resources Management and Leadership

CapacityPlus expanded the evidence base for the importance of human resources management (HRM) and leadership; a compelling case study is the Dominican Republic, which implemented a comprehensive program of HRM strengthening that demonstrates how such an effort can contribute to long-term policy improvements, cost savings, and increased accessibility and use of HIV/AIDS, family planning, and other key services.

Human Resources for Health (HRH) Effort Index

The Human Resources for Health (HRH) Effort Index is designed to improve the measurement of inputs to and outcomes of national HRH programs. The Effort Index also monitors country progress and changes over time. The focus of the Index is on collective, national-level HRH efforts, as opposed to efforts made by individual projects, nongovernmental organizations, or other stakeholders. This survey is designed to collect information leading to the construction of such index.

Overcoming Human Resources for Health Constraints for the Delivery of Quality HIV Services

Over the past six years, the USAID- and PEPFAR-funded global CapacityPlus project has assisted PEPFAR countries to identify and address human resources for health (HRH) challenges to accelerate progress toward national HIV goals and the vision of an AIDS-free generation.There are many approaches, achievements, and lessons learned from CapacityPlus’s work that can be leveraged to advance implementation of the PEPFAR 3.0 agenda and the new PEPFAR HRH strategy. This technical brief presents these for each objective of the PEPFAR HRH strategy.

Professionalizing Under-Recognized Cadres to Strengthen Health Systems

CapacityPlus raised awareness of the need to professionalize under-recognized cadres of health workers that play essential roles in well-functioning health systems, including contributing to the launch of global coalitions and tools to strengthen and support the supply chain and social service workforces.

CapacityPlus End-of-Project Event Agenda

Agenda for the CapacityPlus end-of-project event on September 17, 2015, in Arlington, Virginia.

Transforming Health Professional Preservice Education to Meet National Needs

CapacityPlus supported more than 50 health professional schools in 12 African countries to strengthen health workforce education and school management, contributing to over 9,000 new health workers and building the capacity of these schools to continue scaling up production of graduates and improving the efficiency and quality of their programs.