Merging technology, clinical expertise, and politics can change public health and Pamela McQuide can show you how to do it.
Former global human resources for health technical advisor
Pamela McQuide, PhD, RN, is the former global human resources for health technical advisor at IntraHealth International.
She has over 20 years of international experience in the field of global health. She brings extensive expertise in human resource planning and management, health workforce data generation and use, human resource information systems (HRIS), health policy, and health services research. In her recent role as IntraHealth’s country director for Namibia, McQuide oversaw management of the USAID Technical Assistance Project, including assisting faith-based organizations to strengthen their organizational capacity and make data-driven decisions. She led the national effort to apply Workload Indicators of Staffing Needs (WISN) to assess staff requirements at all Namibian public sector facilities and worked with the Ministry of Health and Social Services on human resources management strategies to ensure equitable access to quality services.
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