HRH Global Resource Center September Newsletter


10 Resources Added This Month

Family Planning - Integrated HIV Services: a Framework for Integrating Family Planning and Antiretroviral Therapy Services
This document focuses on FP integration with HIV services, more specifically with HIV care and treatment services. It encourages supervisors or planners, service providers, and community-based personnel to consider opportunities for operationalizing client-responsive integration of FP and HIV services. [from foreword]

Human Resources for Health: A Gender Analysis
This paper discusses gender issues manifested within health occupations and across them. In particular, it examines gender dynamics in medicine, nursing, community health workers and home carers. [adapted from executive summary]

Building Global Alliances III: the Impact of Global Nurse Migration on Health Service Delivery
The shortage of practicing nurses worldwide has led to aggressive recruiting by healthcare employers in the United States, the United Kingdom, and other countries. Foreign-educated healthcare professionals represent more than a quarter of the medical and nursing workforces of Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States. [author's description]

Using Lay Counselors to Promote Community-Based Voluntary Counseling and HIV Testing in Rural Northern Ghana: a Baseline Survey on Community Acceptance and Stigma
This study assessed approval for the use of lay counselors to promote community-based voluntary counseling and testing for HIV and the extent of HIV/AIDS-related stigma in the Kassena-Nankana district of rural northern Ghana. [from abstract]

African Atlas of the Health Workforce
All 46 member states of the African Region have contributed to this data collection. Data is provided for 23 different types of health care cadres, both as total numbers and densities per 1000 population. For many health care cadres, additional data e.g. on the age characteristics and the urban/rural distribution is available. [publisher's description]

Current Health Workforce and HRH Policy in Myanmar: the Way Forward
This brief article provides a general introduction to HRH policy and the HRH situation in Myanmar.

Developing the Health Workforce: Training Future Nurses and Midwives in Rwanda
This document introduces a competency-based curriculum for nurses and midwives in Rwanda developed by the Capacity Project.

HRH Fact Sheets
The data presented here in 46 country fact sheets for all countries in the African Region are intended to give a brief summary of the HRH situation in each country. [publisher's description]

Sources of Health Workforce Statistics
This database is a collection of data sources on health workforce statistics. [publisher's description]

Health Systems in Transition Country Profiles
Health Systems in Transition profiles are country-based reports that provide a detailed description of each health care system and of reform and policy initiatives in progress or under development. [publisher's description] Each report contains a section on human resources for health including an overview of the situation and specific health workforce statistics.

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