Transformative Education
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Community based and health systems education

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Bild des Benutzers Nadia	Miniclier Cobb

Nadia Miniclier Cobb

Nadia's passion and focus are on education for global health equity and the development of the 2030 global health workforce. She is currently the president of the International Academy of Physician Associate Educators. Her work the World Health...Read full bio
Bild des Benutzers Erica	Wheeler

Erica Wheeler

My background is in public health and my career and academic studies cover a range of areas in research, policy and planning a period of some 25 years. I have worked for the World Health Organization over the last 14 years and for a brief period for...Read full bio
Bild des Benutzers Elsie	Kiguli-Malwadde

Elsie Kiguli-Malwadde

Dr Elsie Kiguli-Malwadde is the Director of the MEPI Coordinating Center at The African Centre for Global Health and Social Transformation (ACHEST). She had until December 2010 been an associate professor and head of the department of Radiology at...Read full bio

Discussions

Accelerating Action for Universal Health Coverage

Please join us for a global webinar Accelerating Action for Universal Health Coverage, as part of World Health Worker Week, to discuss progress and next steps across the thematic hubs of the Global Health Workforce Network. The webinar is public and targets all GHWN members across all hubs,... Read more

GHWH Thematic Working Group 3. Education

Launching GHWH Thematic Working Group 3. Education TERMS OF REFERENCE Health Workforce Data and Evidence Hub Global Health Workforce Network Background Target 3c of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) aims to ‘substantially increase health financing and the recruitment, development, training... Read more

Profiled publication. The health workforce in India

Profiled publication. The health workforce in India This month we profile; The health workforce in India This study on the health workforce is based on data at district level from the Indian census of 2001.The census of India 2001 canvassed information on the occupation of main and marginal workers... Read more

GHWN Health Workforce Data and Evidence Hub TWG 3; Education

Key background documents for GHWN Health Workforce Data and Evidence Hub TWG 3; Education Indicators SDG Indicators Metadata repository 2018 WHO National Health Workforce Accounts: All documents / A Handbook / Understanding National Health Workforce Accounts / Online data portal / Video WHO: Health... Read more

Connecting Future Rural Healthcare Workers with Rural Communities

Connecting Future Rural Healthcare Workers with Rural Communities About two years ago I was a young doctor working in Croatia and training in family medicine. As in many areas of the world Croatia is country that is experiencing a lack of doctors and is struggling to retain its health workforce... Read more

Measurement and accountability for results in health. Does what gets measured, get done?

Measurement and accountability for results in health. Does what gets measured, get done ? Dr Chan the former Director of WHO reflected that ‘what gets measured, gets done’. Yellow measure tape By karandaev Adobe Stock The idea of reorienting towards population and community needs is a central... Read more

Sierra Leone’s Community Health Officers: a resilient, responsive health workforce

Authors: Alex van Duinen MD, PhD Candidate, Nadia Cobb PA-C, PhD Candidate, Alieu Faylulu F Mansaray SACHO, Amadu Jawara SACHO, Seibatu Sia Kemoh SACHO in training Background The Social Determinants of Health impact 80% of a patient’s health status, with medicine effecting the other 20%. 1,2,3... Read more

Who are frontline health workers ?

This blog will be developed to include the outcomes of the Webinar October 20 th , 10 a.m. ET: Health Workforce: An Investment not a cost. Click here to register for the webinar Did you know that investing in the health workforce can improve economic growth even more than investing in the finance... Read more

Global Report on Adult Learning and Education calls on countries to invest in lifelong learning

Global Report on Adult Learning and Education calls on countries to invest in lifelong learning Paris, 8 September—Adult learning and education can improve health and well-being, employment opportunities and develop local communities, according to the third Global Report on Adult Learning and... Read more

AMTCs; Global Health Providers known by many names

AMTCs; Global Health Providers known by many names By Nadia Cobb The 4th Global Women Deliver 2016 Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark will be attended by over 5,000 participants from over 155 countries, with 25+ Ministers of Foreign Affairs, Health, Gender, Education, and Development, 50+... Read more

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