HRH Global Resource Center June Newsletter


10 Resources Added This Month

Role of Networking in Managing Migration of Human Resources for Health in the Philippines
This paper aims to present the existing HRH problems exemplified by migration in the light of other related issues such as the nurse medic phenomenon, foreign doctors taking up residency training, quality of nursing education, paradoxical enrollment trends in nursing and medicine and the effects of migration on health service delivery. [from introduction]

Working from the Inside: Mainstreaming HIV into Government Planning in Kenya
This brief describes the successful process of working within the government to achieve results in HIV planning. [adapted from author]

I Can Make a Difference in One's Family Life: Preventing Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV in Ethiopia
This brief discusses the Capacity Project's work to train health workers to help prevent mother to child transmission of HIV.

Guidelines: Incentives for Health Professionals
This paper was commissioned by the health professions with the support of the Global Health Workforce Alliance to provide an overview of the use of incentives for health care professionals. It describes some of the different approaches taken and presents characteristics shared by effective incentive schemes. The paper also suggests some approaches to their development and implementation. [from introduction]

Scaling Up, Saving Lives
This report calls for a rapid and significant scaling up of the education and training of health workers as part of a broader effort to strengthen health systems. It highlights the importance of training to meet a country’s own health needs and the great opportunity represented by the increased use of community- and mid-level workers. [from foreword]

Training and Retaining More Rural Doctors for South Africa
The so-called brain drain is a complex phenomenon with a web of push-pull factors determining final outcomes. There are no quick fixes. Yet, those on the front lines addressing the critical personnel shortages in South Africa's public health system - especially in rural areas - have pointed to approaches that could slow the exodus and eventually turn the situation around. [from author]

Non-Physician Clinicians in Sub-Saharan Africa
This article builds on a recent publication on the capacity of the existing health workforce in Africa to expand through increasing production of its non-physician clinicians and by suggesting that there are four further issues to be urgently addressed if NPCs are to realize their full potential. [adapted from author]

Human Resources for Health Challenges of Public Health System Reform in Georgia
The aim of this study was to assess adequacy of HR of local public health agencies to meet the needs emerging from health care reforms in Georgia. [from abstract]

Supportive Supervision to Sustain Health Worker Capacity in Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam and North Sumatera
This brief describes PATH's project to implement supportive supervision techniques to improve health worker training in Indonesia.

Return Migration of Nurses
This paper focuses on some of the challenges and the opportunities created by migration of nurses, specifically focusing on the issue of return. [from introduction]

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