Online Program

Training, human resource development and workforce issues

Tuesday, November 3, 2015: 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
This session will discuss the importance of training public health work force and the crucial role trained workers play in dealing with public health challenges which arise as a result of disease outbreaks. Examples of the recent Ebola outbreak will be discussed and the role played by the first respondents will be highlighted.
Session Objectives: Describe programs that strengthen health care workforce in international health settings. Discuss approaches and initiatives that strengthen health care worker recruitment, retention, and deployment.

Implementation of a microfinance program for networks of young men in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania   
Peter Balvanz, MPH, Suzanne Maman, PhD, Thespina Yamanis, PhD, Mrema Kilonzo, MS, Marta Mulawa, PhD, Donaldson Conserve, PhD and Lusajo Kajula-Maonga, MS
Using evidence and incremental changes to influence policy choices on human resources for health   
Amina Aminu, MBBS; MPH, Mike Egboh, BSc; MPH, Ibrahim Yisa, MBBS; MPH; FMCPH and Khalilu Muhammad, M.B.B.S

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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) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)

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