Human Resources for Health Improvement Collaborative. Lauren Crigler Senior QI Advisor USAID Health Care Improvement Project Initiatives, Inc. www.hciproject.org/healthworkforce. International Forum on Quality Improvement, Amsterdam, 7 April .
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Human Resources for Health Improvement Collaborative Lauren Crigler Senior QI Advisor USAID Health Care Improvement Project Initiatives, Inc. www.hciproject.org/healthworkforce International Forum on Quality Improvement, Amsterdam, 7 April
Then, managers educate health workers on policies to help them understand how they might be affected….. • Roles and Responsibilities • Career Path • Performance Incentives Human Resources and How it Works: First, policies are made…
Lifetime risk of maternal mortality Developing countries Sub-Saharan Africa Niger
Human resources for health: Tahoua, Niger • One doctor for every 100,000 people • 1 nurse per 8,000 population • One midwife per 9,000 women of child-bearing age
Applying improvement methods in Human Resources Improve quality of services and HR management
Rationalizing roles and clarifying expectations: Process mapping for health workers
% adherence to norms for essential newborn care • % health workers with job descriptions Improving adherence to norms in Essential Newborn Care in five district hospitals Strategy for Change: Clarified roles and job descriptions
Improving contraceptive prevalence Strategy for Change: Rationalizing and reassigning tasks in order to reach out into communities Niger
Other Quality Improvement /Human Resources Applications • This approach is also being applied in Tanzania as part of a ART/PMTCT collaborative • In Mali in MNCH at the community level • In Ethiopia to improve community level HIV care and support
www.hciproject.org/healthworkforce Lauren Crigler Senior Technical Advisor USAID HCI Project./Initiatives Inc