BUILDING A FIT FOR PURPOSE, FIT TO PRACTICE HEALTH WORKFORCE

HRH2030 helps low- and middle-income countries develop the health workforce needed to end preventable maternal and child deaths, support the goals of Family Planning 2020, control the HIV/AIDS epidemic, and protect communities from infectious diseases.

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Analyzing Health Labor Markets

In order to expand and effectively use the health workforce to support HIV service delivery in low- and middle-income countries, decision-makers must understand what drives demand for and supply of health workers.

Why Human Resources for Health?

 

While USAID and other global health leaders strive to promote healthier lives for all, shifting disease dynamics and population growth in low- and middle-income countries pose ever-increasing stress on national health systems. As a critical piece of the health system, a strong health workforce — with the right skills and in the right places — is key to alleviating these pressures. However, leaders at all levels face a global health workforce shortage and, in many cases, they lack the data and tools needed to optimize the existing workforce and advocate for more resources. HRH2030 aims to work with partners across sectors to find sustainable solutions to these challenges, furthering USAID’s vision of sustained, equitable access to responsive, high-quality health services.