Transformative Education
for Health Professionals

Governance and planning

Key Policy Issue #1: Will a national education plan to produce and retain graduates have an effect on quantity, quality and relevance?

Should the plan be developed in consultation with all stakeholders? Must the plan be informed by the needs and absorptive capacity of the labour market, and be aligned with national HRH plans and national health plans?

In reviewing the literature for evidence, four different interventions have been identified and analysed which include the following:

On governance and planning

  • What are the constraints and facilitators of developing effective policies of transformation and scaling up of the education and training of health professionals?
  • What are the effects of active participation of representatives from key stakeholder groups in the governance structures of health professional schools on the quantity, quality and relevance of health professionals?
  • Which governance structures and mechanisms contribute better to the sustainability of reform, and to maintain political and stakeholders’ commitment?


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