Improving the Quality and Accessibility of Medical Training to Increase Health Workforce Numbers to Meet Universal Health Coverage Needs

Health worker shortage is a perennial problem in many sub-Saharan countries. Read how this Kenyan public-private partnership is helping increase the numbers of health workers through an innovative revolving Afya Elimu Fund that enables students with financial difficulties to complete their studies. This technical brief shares results of efforts to increase health worker numbers, improve quality of training for preservice medical training institutions, and enhance quality in-service training to ensure health workers are up to date with skills needed for service delivery towards universal health coverage.

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