4298.0 Workforce issues & human capacity development

Tuesday, November 10, 2009: 2:30 PM
In South Asia, it was found that accessing health care services by the migrants in host countries and after their return to home are inadequate for most migrants, particularly the poor and that leadership skills can be promoted in India with the right kind of partnership. The Resource Requirement Tool (RRT) was developed to help countries estimate and project the costs and expenditures necessary for scaling up the education and employment of the health work force while a WHO model is applied in Haiti.
Session Objectives: To promote leadership development in India. To apply WHO models for workforce support in Haiti. Analyze the risk of spreading communicable diseases from migration of workers from South Asia To provide an overview of the tool for costing human resources for health so that participants to estimate costs and expenditures necessary for scaling up the education and employment of their health workforce;

2:30 PM
Boston UNIVERSITY-India Partnership for Public Health Training: The Teach the Teacher to Teach PROGRAM (T5)
James A. Wolff, MD, MPH, MAT, Robert Schadt, EdD, Jennifer Beard, PhD, MPH and Priya Kumar, MPH
3:06 PM
How well is Haiti performing on its commitment to ensure a basic package of care for all?
Marie Agathe Jn Baptiste, MD, MPH, Amy Hagopian, PhD, Stephen Gloyd, MD, MPH and Raoul RaphaŽl, MD

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Organized by: International Health
Endorsed by: APHA-Committee on Women's Rights

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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