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Hospitals and clinics in the developing world are continually challenged by a shortage of essential medicines and medical supplies, but that's only the beginning of the problem.
Health care workers are in short supply and unevenly distributed; many lack the appropriate training to handle the health care needs of the populations they serve. In addition, health care facilities do not have standards of accountability, data collection or job skill development to make the most of available staff.
Human Resources for Health programs address these issues in human resources to help health care facilities better manage and develop their staff.
Since 2009, IMA World Health has been a partner in the USAID-funded CapacityPlus project, which addresses the challenges of human resource depletion around the world.
Key goals include strengthening planning processes, performance support, job skill training programs, partnerships and workforce development among faith-based health care organizations in developing countries.
IMA's role includes:
For more information, please visit www.capacityplus.org.
Before CapacityPlus: The Capacity Project
CapacityPlus builds on the successes of the now-closed USAID-funded Capacity Project, which operated from 2006-2009.
IMA has developed Human Resources for Health technical publications for public health professionals. GO>>