HRH Global Resource Center October Newsletter


10 Resources Added This Month

HIV/AIDS in the Workplace: a Case of Nurses and Midwives in Zambia
The objectives of this presentation are to: describe the context of HIV/AIDS in Zambia, describe key findings from a study to evaluate nurses' and midwives' knowledge of HIV/AIDS, review the study's implications for action, and propose steps to advance workplace programs.

Role of the Africa Midwives Research Network in Strengthening the Contribution of Nurses and Midwives in Response to HIV/AIDS Epidemic in ECSA Region
This presentation discusses the AMRN role of strengthening nurses and midwives in their responses to HIV/AIDS by improving their knowledge and skills in evidence based practice, research, counseling, advocacy and education. Included is information about the magnitude of the HIV/AIDS problem and some strategies that AMRN has used to address the problem through nurses and midwives. [adapted from author]

Human Resources for Health Situation Analysis in Seven ECSA Countries
The main objectives of the situation analysis were to determine the health workforce information in relation to current stock of HRH production/supply, utilization and systems of HRH management in the ECSA Health Community region. [adapted from authors]

Rwanda Human Resources Assessment for HIV/AIDS Scale-up, Phase 3 Report: Staffing Implications and Scenarios for HIV/AIDS Services Scale-up
This report presents findings from Phase 3 of an assessment of the human resources implications of HIV/AIDS services scale-up in Rwanda. It focuses on the staffing implications and associated costs of HIV/AIDS services scale-up. [from executive summary]

Integrating Family Planning and HIV/AIDS Services: a Digest of Key Resources
This issue of Focus on…presents information about the benefits and challenges of linking HIV/AIDS services and family planning and related reproductive health care. It summarizes key points from selected resources that reflect field successes, lessons learned, and further avenues for research.

Stepping Up Health Worker Capacity to Scale Up Services in Kenya
This Kenya assessment is part of a multi-country initiative to provide data and options to policymakers and donors amidst for building the capacity of health care systems in low resource countries through recruitment, training, and deployment of public and private health workers. [adapted from author]

Quick Investigation of Quality (QIQ): a User's Guide for Monitoring Quality of Care in Family Planning
This user’s guide includes an overview of the QIQ, guidelines for sampling and training of field personnel, instruments and guidelines for data collection and summary results from short list of indicators. This methodology provides a low-cost, practical means to routinely monitor quality of care in family planning and other reproductive health services. [from preface]

Regional Strategy on Human Resources for Health 2006-2015
The purpose of the Regional Strategy is to provide Member States with a range of policy options and strategic actions. The key result areas are: a health workforce that is responsive to population health needs; effective and efficient workforce development, deployment and retention or supply; and workforce governance and management. [adapted from author]

Reducing AIDS-Related Stigma and Discrimination in Indian Hospitals
Recognizing the need to move beyond documentation of the problem, three New Delhi hospitals carried out an operations research project to develop and test responses to hospital-based stigma and discrimination against people living with HIV/AIDS. [from executive summary]

Advancing Reproductive Health and Family Planning through Religious Leaders and Faith-Based Organizations
This report provides information on: the process of building relationships; partnering with FBOs for community-based care; and institutional capacity building and improving clinic-based care -including details of the program to train health service providers in Nigeria.

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