For India’s public health system to deliver effectively, it is imperative that policymakers place strategic focus on tackling persistent HRH issues such as chronic shortage of health workers, unbalanced skill mix in the existing health workforce, and inequitable urban-rural distribution of health workers.
Resource Type: Report Authors: Marc Luoma, Nirmala Ravishankar, Ananya Price, Jason Bedford, and Alfred Mndzebele Published: 4/1/2011 Resource Description: Swaziland’s HIV/AIDS prevalence rate among adults is among the highest in the world. A shortage of trained health personnel and suboptimal productivity within the existing workforce are key impediments to scaling up HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment in Swaziland. In 2009, […]
Resource Type: Report Authors: Marc Luoma, Julie Doherty, Stephen Muchiri, Tiberius Barasa, Kate Hofler, Lisa Maniscalco, Charles Ouma, Rosalind Kirika, and Josephine Maundu Published: 8/1/2010 Resource Description: Continuing to strengthen Kenya’s health system requires a thorough understanding of its unique strengths and weaknesses. The ministries of health used the HSA process to evaluate the state of the health system at […]