Collecting dust on the shelf: How can we ensure human resources for health strategic plans get implemented?
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Advocacy for health and health education
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Identify common weaknesses in human resources for health strategic plans. List the common challenges to developing and implementing human resources for health strategic plans. Describe a standardized process for prioritizing, costing and mobilizing resources to support increased implementation of strategic plans. Identify lessons learned in Lesotho for use in strengthening national HRH strategic plans.
Keyword(s): International Health, Health Care Workers
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am a human resources for health specialist, with ten years experience in HRH policy development and planning, pre-service and in-service education, HIV and other infectious diseases. I lead the assessment of 21 country assessments to determine strengths and weaknesses in HRH strategic plan implementation, and conducted a pilot in Lesotho to translate their HRH strategic plan into a costed implementation plan.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.