Three Questions for Doris Mwarey

Doris Mwarey is the regional HR specialist with the Africa Christian Health Associations Platform, a position supported by CapacityPlus. She is based in Kenya.

How are you helping the Christian Health Association community to learn from each other in terms of human resources for health (HRH)?
One of the key roles I'm playing is to create linkages between the different Christian Health Associations. I help them to learn from each other, and I support them through various collaborations, especially the human resources for health technical working group that exists within the Africa Christian Health Associations Platform. Read more »

Promising Practices to Build HR Capacity in HIV Strategic Information

The resource document “Promising Practices to Build Human Resources Capacity in HIV Strategic Information,” developed by the Capacity Project with support from USAID and the PEPFAR Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Working Group, is now available online. 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). Please contact us with your questions and suggested resources. Read more »

Uganda Ministry of Health Takes Next Steps with HRH Retention Strategy

Stakeholders from the Uganda Ministry of Health (MOH), universities, faith-based organizations, and other partners participated in meetings in July led by CapacityPlus staff member Wanda Jaskiewicz. They discussed and planned for field testing of a rapid rural retention assessment tool and a retention strategy costing tool. Read more »

Helping Nigeria Track Certification and Licensing of Nurses and Midwives

CapacityPlus is working closely with the West African Health Organization to support the implementation of iHRIS Qualify—a health professional certification and licensing system—for the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria. Read more »

Moving Ahead with the Second Global Forum on Human Resources for Health

See update on this forum.

From July 26-28, CapacityPlus leaders took part in a coordinators’ meeting in Tokyo to contribute to planning the Global Health Workforce Alliance Second Global Forum on Human Resources for Health. Read more »

CapacityPlus Paper on HR Information Systems Presented at Health Workforce Conference

A paper by CapacityPlus’s Dykki Settle, Carl Leitner, Carol Bales, and consultant George Blair, “Using Routine Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) to Manage, Measure, and Monitor the Health Workforce,” was presented at the International Conference on Research in Human Resources for Health. The conference took place June 9-11 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Read more »

Improving Rural Retention of Health Workers in Lao People’s Democratic Republic

CapacityPlus’s Wanda Jaskiewicz participated in a technical workshop on improving rural retention of health workers in Lao People’s Democratic Republic. Held June 21-25, the workshop was sponsored by the Ministry of Health and the World Health Organization. The World Health Organization has invited CapacityPlus to help apply the WHO global retention recommendations in country-specific settings. Read more »

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