Areas of Intervention
- Professional standards, licensing and accreditation
- Authorized scopes of practice for health cadres
- Political, social and financial decisions and choices that impact HRH
- Employment law and rules for civil service and other employers.
- HRH policies in place
- Appropriate scopes of practice defined for all cadres.
Tools and Guidelines
Designing Evidence-Based Incentives to Attract and Retain Health Workers. CapacityPlus, 2012
Foundations of Gender Equality in the Health Workforce. CapacityPlus, 2012
Gender: Missing Dimension in Human Resource Policy and Planning for Health Reforms. Hilary Standing, 2000.
Guidelines for Human Resources for Health Policy and Plan Development at Country Level (Draft). World Health Organization, Regional Office for Africa, 2004.
Handbook for Measurement and Monitoring: Indicators of the Regional Goals for Human Resources for Health Pan American Health Organization / World Health Organization, 2010
Health Policy Assessment Tool. USAID Health Policy Initiative, May 2010
Health Workforce Planning Workbook. Centre for Public Health, University of New South Wales, 2001.
Population Growth and the Global Health Workforce Crisis. CapacityPlus, 2011
Scaling Up Health Worker Production: The Bottlenecks and Best Buys Approach. CapacityPlus, 2013
Tools for Planning and Developing Human Resources for HIV/AIDS and Other Health Services. Management Sciences for Health (MSH), 2006.
Achieving the Right Balance: The Role of Policy-Making Processes in Managing Human Resources for Health Problems. Department of Organization of Health Services Delivery, World Health Organization, 2000.
An Overview of Human Resources for Health (HRH) Projection Models. The Capacity Project, 2008.
Human Resources for Health Programs for Countries in Conflict and Post-Conflict Situations. The Capacity Project, 2006.
Improving the Implementation of Health Workforce Policies Through Governance: A Review of Case Studies. Human Resources for Health, April 2011
Workplace Violence Policy. Penn Behavioral Health Corporate Services. Penn Behavioral Health Corporate Services, 2008.