Category Archives: Human Resources

Roles played by community cadres to support retention in PMTCT Option B+ in four African countries: a qualitative rapid appraisal

by Donela Besada, Ameena Goga, Emmanuelle Daviaud et al. BMJ Open, 2018 Mar 22;8(3):e020754 11 pp. 604 kB http://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/8/3/e020754.full.pdf The objective of the study was to explore the roles of community cadres in improving access to and retention in care … Continue reading

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Practitioner Expertise to Optimize Community Health Systems

Harnessing Operational Insight by Madeleine Ballard, Ryan Schwarz, Ari Johnson et al. Community Health Worker Impact, USA, 2017 36 pp. 2.5 MB http://www.hivsharespace.net/system/files/Practitioner-Expertise-to-Optimize- Community-Health-Systems.pdf To harness the potential of community health workers (CHWs) to extend health services to poor and … Continue reading

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The role of community health workers in improving HIV treatment outcomes in children: lessons learned from the ZENITH trial in Zimbabwe

by Joanna Busza, Ethel Dauya, Tsitsi Bandason et al. Health Policy and Planning, 33, 2018, 328–334, January 2018 7 pp. 151 kB https://academic.oup.com/heapol/article-pdf/33/3/328/24268094/czx187.pdf Reliance on community health workers (CHWs) for HIV care continues to increase, particularly in resource-limited settings. CHWs … Continue reading

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Mid-level health workers: a review of the evidence

Health Systems Department in WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia and WHO Country Office for India, 2017 8 pp. 99 kB http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/handle/10665/259878/UHC-health_workers.pdf Health services are delivered by health workers. The achievement of universal health coverage and the health-related Sustainable Development … Continue reading

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The shaded side of the UHC cube: a systematic review of human resources for health management and administration in social health protection schemes

by Konrad Obermann, Tata Chanturidze, Bernd Glazinski et al. Health Economics Review, 2018, 8:4 – Published: 20 February 2018 7 pp. 605 kB https://healtheconomicsreview.springeropen.com/track/pdf/10.1186/s13561-018-0188- 4?site=healtheconomicsreview.springeropen.com Managers and administrators in charge of social protection and health financing, service purchasing and provision … Continue reading

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Toolkit for Integrating Gender in the Monitoring and Evaluation of Health Programs

by Jessica Fehringer, Brittany Iskarpatyoti, Bridgit Adamou et al. MEASURE Evaluation, September 2017 104 pp. 14.8 MB https://www.measureevaluation.org/resources/publications/ms-17-122- en/at_download/document This toolkit aims to help international health programs integrate a gender perspective in their monitoring and evaluation (M&E) activities, measures, and … Continue reading

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Family medicine around the world: overview by region

by Neil Arya, Christine Gibson, David Ponka et al. Canadian Family Physician, June 2017, 63 (6) 436-441 6 pp. 131 kB http://www.cfp.ca/content/63/6/436.full-text.pdf The object of the study was to demonstrate how family medicine has been recognized and integrated into primary … Continue reading

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Global action for training in malaria elimination

by Dyann F. Wirth, Núria Casamitjana, Marcel Tanner et al. Malar J (2018) 17:51 4 pp. 1.1 MB https://malariajournal.biomedcentral.com/track/pdf/10.1186/s12936-018-2199-3? site=malariajournal.biomedcentral.com The gap in human resource training for malaria elimination needs to be addressed in order to assure continued progress. This … Continue reading

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The CHW Reference Guide Summary: A global resource for and about Community Health Workers

by Henry Perry CHW Central , May 2017 49 pp. 2.6 MB https://gallery.mailchimp.com/8da0346bffb863735d3b6a8c6/files/c12beb54-fdfe-475b- b81f-4f068bf3a80a/CHW_Reference_Guide_FINAL_6_13_FINAL_1_.pdf The “CHW Reference Guide Summary,” presents a synopsis of the original 468-page document, Developing and Strengthening Community Health Worker Programs at Scale: A Reference Guide and … Continue reading

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Africa Health, Vol. 39, Nr. 6, September 2017

44 pp. 2.4 MB https://www.dropbox.com/s/ieupt9f78gadbmi/Africa%20Health%20September%202017.pdf?dl=1 The issue includes comment from the Global Human Resources for Health conference; plus two interesting malaria-related feature articles looking at how to scale up chemoprophylaxis; as well as who will be the winners and losers … Continue reading

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