Resource Spotlight: Framework for Action on Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice
At a time when the world is facing a shortage of health workers, policymakers are looking for innovative strategies that can help them develop policy and programs to bolster the global health workforce. This document highlights the current status of interprofessional collaboration around the world, identifies the mechanisms that shape successful collaborative teamwork and outlines a series of action items that policymakers can apply within their local health system. The goal of the framework is to provide strategies and ideas that will help health policymakers implement the elements of interprofessional education and collaborative practice that will be most beneficial in their own jurisdiction. [from summary]
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The HRH Global Resource Center has other resources on this topic including:
- Systematic Inclusion of Mandatory Interprofessional Education in Health Professions Curricula at Gunma University: a Report of Student Self-Assessment in a Nine-Year Implementation
- Supporting Existing Health Cadres in Learning New Skills: Tools and Approaches
- Effect of a Peer-Educational Intervention on Provider Knowledge and Reported Performance in Family Planning Services: a Cluster Randomized Trial
For additional resources on this topic, visit the Training Methodologies subject category.
Past Resource Spotlights
- Challenges Facing the Tanzanian Health Workforce in the Era of HIV/AIDS
- From Staff Mix to Skill Mix and Beyond: Towards a Systemic Approach to Health Workforce Management
- What Countries Can Do Now: Twenty-Nine Actions to Scale-Up and Improve the Health Workforce