by Kate Tulenko and Alex Preker
CapacityPlus and IntraHealth International, Inc., 2013
Many developing countries are making significant investments to increase the number of health workers available to provide care to growing populations. For these countries to train and produce a health workforce sufficient to meet the population’s needs, new sources of funding for health worker education need to be found. To address this problem, CapacityPlus explored innovative solutions for the financing of health worker education. This technical brief describes 19 forms of financing, the majority of which have been applied successfully in health professional schools.