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Five Insights on How Governance Can Help Build a Responsive Health Workforce

February 5, 2018

panelThrough its global and U.S. advocacy efforts, the Frontline Health Workers Coalition has called for greater, more strategic investment in human resources for health, especially at the community level. At the same time, there is growing recognition of the importance of governance in achieving universal health coverage. But the issues have not often been linked.

To kick-start a dialogue about the importance of governance in building responsive community health systems, including the health workforce, Abt Global hosted an event in late January to learn about relevant initiatives by UNICEF, USAID, the World Bank, the Caribbean Vulnerable Communities Coalition and Save the Children U.S. Five intriguing takeaways emerged:

These insights and the entire blog can be found on the Frontline Health Workers Coaltion site.

Photo caption: Carolyn Gomes of the Caribbean Vulnerable Communities Coalition makes a point during the Jan. 12 event on governance for community health. Listening are (From L-R) Eric Sarriot from Save the Children US, Lisa Tarantino from Abt Global, and event moderator Bob Fryatt, director of the Health Finance and Governance project at Abt Global.

Photo credit: Stephanie Anyadike, Abt Global

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