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High Level Meeting on Human Resources for Health in the Caribbean. “Public Health” Human Resource Planning Robin Buckland RN MScN, Director Field Service, Training and Response Division Public Health Agency of Canada March 20, 2012. Defining “Public Health”.

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High level meeting on human resources for health in the caribbean

High Level Meeting on Human Resources for Health in the Caribbean

“Public Health” Human Resource Planning

Robin Buckland RN MScN, Director

Field Service, Training and Response Division

Public Health Agency of Canada

March 20, 2012


Defining public health
Defining “Public Health” Caribbean

  • John M. Last’s Dictionary of Public Health:

    • Public health is one of the efforts organized by society to protect, promote, and restore the peoples’ health

  • Functions of public health

    • Population health assessment

    • Health surveillance

    • Health promotion

    • Disease & injury prevention

    • Health protection

    • Emergency preparedness & response

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The canadian context
The Canadian Context Caribbean

  • Provincial and territorial responsibility for the delivery of health services

  • Collaborative approach to pan-Canadian health human resource planning

    • ACHDHR (F/P/T committee)

    • Public Health Network

      • Public Health Infrastructure Steering Committee

      • Public Health Human Resources Task Group

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Framework for phhr planning
Framework for PHHR Planning Caribbean

Vision: Through collaborative planning, all jurisdictions in Canada will have a flexible, knowledgeable public health workforce working in safe supportive environments to meet the population's public health needs, & reduce health & social disparities.

4 goals

  • 19 strategies

    • 86 activities

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Develop Caribbean

accreditation

Done

standards

/quality

control measures

Identify best practices in

education

including placements &

GoodProgress

continuing

education

Identify best

practices in

Identify best practices

In interprofessional

Started

recruitment and

retention

deployment

Develop structures

Develop recruitment

Deploy workforce in

to support

interprofessional

retention strategies

interprofessional

to attract required

models based on

education

(space

competencies

their competencies

instructors)

time,

Align education

Map the

Develop

Develop worker

programs to reflect

competencies of each

organizational

competency

competencies and

discipline against the

competency

assessment tools

core and function

-

assessment tools

interprofessional

and incentives

practice

specific competencies

and incentives

Define the public

Identify function

Identify core

Gather data on the

Identify core public

health workforce

specific

public

public health

public health

health services

for planning

health

workforce

competencies

purposes

competencies

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Public health needs of the population


Phhr task group purpose
PHHR Task Group: Purpose Caribbean

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The overarching purpose of the PHHR Task group is to:

  • Provide strategic analysis and development of public health initiatives requiring a systems perspective and those requiring multiple stakeholder involvement


Core competencies for public health
Core Competencies for Public Health Caribbean

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Enumeration
Enumeration Caribbean

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Naylor Report Recommendation re: PHHR planning

Assessment of public health human resources in Canada - limited by sparse data

Jurisdictions struggling with continued shortages in their respective public health workforces

Overall - supply problems & inequitable distribution


Quality graduate education
Quality Graduate Education Caribbean

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Revised Master of Public Health (MPH) Program and Practicum Guidelines

Survey of Canadian Universities Offering MPH Programs – Assessing Use & Areas for Improvement

Emerging network of schools and programs in public health

Accreditation


Skills online

Skills Online is a continuing professional development program for public health professionals

10, 8-week, online facilitated modules, 2 self-directed modules; English and French

Content mapped to the Core Competencies for Public Health in Canada

Awarded 2011 CSTD silver award for training excellence in e-learning

Cited as a “best practice” by PAHO

Caribbean delivery – Virtual campus

Skills Online

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Program mission
Program Mission: program for public health professionals

Canadian Field Epidemiology Program

To strengthen public health practice in Canada through practical training in applied epidemiology

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International activities
International activities program for public health professionals

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  • STOP (Stop Transmission of Polio)

  • Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network (GOARN) requests for assistance

  • Mass gathering surveillance, e.g.

    • Cricket World Cup 2007

    • Vancouver Olympic Games 2010

  • Surveillance technical assistance, e.g.

    • PAHO Belize 2011-2012

    • PAHO Bahamas 2012

    • CAREC 2012 (Trinidad & Tobago)


13 program for public health professionals

The Canadian Public Health Service

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Mission:

To enhance Canada's public health capacity by placing qualified public health officers in jurisdictions across Canada to respond to both routine and emerging public health needs.


Hhr lessons learned
HHR Lessons Learned program for public health professionals

  • Collaborative HHR planning is key

  • Inter sectorial involvement

    • Content experts

    • Government representatives

  • Clear plan/roadmap/framework endorsed by decision makers

  • Perseverance

    • Step by step

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Possible areas for collaboration
Possible Areas for Collaboration program for public health professionals

  • Skills Online

  • Core Competencies for public health

  • Field Services Training & Response Field Services Training Institute

  • PHHR TG – Sharing promising practices

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Thank you!

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