CapacityPlus NewsletterJanuary 2011
Second Global Forum on HRH

From January 25-29, CapacityPlus will join representatives from the global health workforce community at the Second Global Forum on Human Resources for Health/Prince Mahidol Award Conference in Bangkok, Thailand. CapacityPlus has been involved in the forum’s planning and is sending a delegation to this important international event. Read more »

CapacityPlus Voices

Partnering to Keep Health Workers in the Communities That Need Them features Dr. Carmen Dolea of the World Health Organization. She talks about the challenge of retaining health workers in rural areas, and how CapacityPlus is helping to apply the WHO's new retention recommendations. Read more »

CapacityPlus News

CapacityPlus Promotes National Health Information Systems in West Africa

CapacityPlus’s Dykki Settle presented at the Sub-Regional Workshop on Health Information Systems and Epidemiological Surveillance in the Economic Community of West-African States Region in Senegal. Read more »

Ugandan District Sees Progress on Health Workforce Goals with Planning

Staff from the Kumuli District Health Office in Uganda reported that they have succeeded in recruiting 73 of the planned 80 new health workers, constructed 10 houses for health workers, and provided uniforms to 50 health workers. Read more »

Building Local Capacity to Gather and Use Health Worker Data

“Worth More than Any Money:” Building Local Capacity in Health Worker Information Systems features Kayode Odusote’s experiences with helping West African countries to gather and use health worker data. Read more »

The CapacityPlus Partnership
IntraHealth International (lead partner), Abt Associates, IMA World Health, Liverpool Associates in Tropical Health (LATH), Training Resources Group, Inc. (TRG).

Associate Partners
African Population & Health Research Center (APHRC), Asia-Pacific Action Alliance on Human Resources for Health (AAAH), West African Institute of Post-Graduate Management Studies (CESAG), Partners in Population and Development (PPD).

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