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Knowledge Library

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.

Human Resources for Health (HRH) Indicator Compendium

HRH Indicator CompendiumThis compendium provides a list of published indicators on human resources for health (HRH) and is intended as a tool for HRH systems strengthening practitioners interested in monitoring HRH projects and programs.

Guidelines for Developing Monitoring and Evaluation Plans for Human Resources for Health

These guidelines are intended to give stakeholders an overview of the process for developing M&E plans that are an integral component of HRH plans. This document complements existing M&E resources, such as national and regional M&E plans for  malaria and HIV/AIDS, in that it provides the general steps required to develop an M&E plan while also paying particular attention to HRH-specific considerations, challenges, and indicators. The guidelines focus on national-level M&E plans for HRH, but they can also be applied at regional, district, and subdistrict levels.

Contributions to the Medical Education Partnership Initiative

Overview of CapacityPlus's support to build the capacity of MEPI-supported schools in three technical areas: graduate tracking, eLearning, and community-based education (CBE).

Compendium of Approaches and Tools for Expanding High-Quality Health Workforce Education and Training

This compendium categorizes and describes approaches and tools that national stakeholders can use to address common challenges in expanding high-quality education and training. It lists sources of globally-recognized, evidence-based guidelines and recommendations for scaling up and transforming health professional education. It then suggests resources to support the implementation of those recommendations, categorized in relation to the health workforce production pipeline framework.