News & commentary about the global health workforce

3 Ways Our Tools and Teams around the World Are Combatting COVID-19

From everyday infection prevention to repurposing Ebola response, these approaches are helping health systems manage the coronavirus threat.Read more

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Human resources for health has become one of the world’s greatest development challenges. We need a long-term strategy to conquer it.

HRH + Private Sector = A Happy Marriage?

The private sector brings more than just money to the table when it comes to global health. But where were our private-sector partners in Recife?

If Not Now, When? Making a Long-Term Investment in the Global Health Workforce

Health workforce investments do not show results overnight, but now is the time to commit to the long haul.

Letter to the Editor: From Recife to Addis Ababa

We can't make reproductive health services fully accessible without taking on the global health workforce crisis, says Pape Gaye in a new letter featured in Addis Fortune.

Future Planning for Healthy, Productive Lives

Thanks to an unusual collaboration, some young beat makers inspired us to call it what it is: not family planning, but future planning.

Top 5 Reasons the Global Health Community Should Have Its Eyes on Recife

If you work in global health, what's happening at the Third Global Forum on Human Resources for Health should be important to you.

World of Commitment

This week in Recife, we’re telling the world: Let’s find a way to make sure that all people have access to health workers.

Why Countries in the Global South Must Learn from One Another

More than ever before in history, our world’s population is young, urban, and on the move. And our health needs are changing.

Information Is Never More Powerful than When It’s Shared

Data and open-source software are helping to clear the path to universal health coverage.

World Food Day: Healthy People Need Healthy Food Systems

Children who are undernourished and stunted often suffer lifelong consequences. But there’s plenty we can do as a global community to stop this.