You are here

Health workforce

Health and Social Service Workers - Increased collaboration, better health results

Presented at the George Washington University Global Health Mini-U, this presentation highlights the ways in which social service workers when working collaboratively with health care professionals can improve overall well-being.

Difficult Decisions: A tool for care workers

This guide was developed to aid care workers in ethical decision-making when caring for children and families of key populations, including people living with HIV, people who use drugs, sex workers, transgender people, and gay men and other men who have sex with men.

Behavioral Health Workforce Policy Issues: A rural perspective

This presentation during the Rosalynn Carter Symposium on Mental Health Policy reviews the gaps in accessibility to psychologists, psychiatrists and social workers in rural areas and makes recommendations for how to address and improve this problem.

Opportunities to Improve Models of Care for People with Complex Needs

Much has been learned about effective ways to organize, deliver and pay for care for high-cost patients. These efforts have collectively identified core elements of care models, financing strategies, data and analytic supports, workforce capacities, governance models, and regulatory frameworks that...

Social Work in the U.S.: Workforce & Education

In this plenary presentation for the Socio Plus conference, Strategies and Ways to Develop University Curricula in the Area of Social Work Education, the author provides an overview of the practice environments and workforce trends for social workers in the U.S. and discusses prescribed...

Recognizing Gender-Based Violence as a Clinical & Multi-Sectoral Issue: Jhpiego's support to MOH Mozambique

This report recognizes that equity and universal access to health services is not yet a reality in Mozambique. The major impediment to delivering essential interventions is the shortage of skilled health workers. Psychosocial care is a key aspect of those services. Training providers in basic...

On the Fast-Track to End AIDS by 2030: Focus on location and population

The 2015 World AIDS Day report, Focus on location and population, includes 50+ examples of how countries are getting on the Fast-Track. It shows how governments are working with community groups and international partners to scale up health and social services to reach more people.

Community Case Management Toolkit: Tools for Planning and Design

Community case managers extend health care and treatment to hard-to-reach areas with poor access in order to improve deliver life-saving treatments and provide prompt care. Trained and supervised community health workers linked to health services provide this care. Integrated community case...

Standards for Integration of HIV/AIDS Information Systems into Routine Health Information Systems

In recent years, there has been a strong push to strengthen national health systems in developing countries through a six building block approach: health service delivery; health workforce; health information; medical products, vaccines and technologies; health financing; and leadership and...

Clinic-Based Peer Support by Women Living with HIV

Peer support is an important strategy for improving health outcomes, including the mental and physical health of mothers living with HIV. It also has the advantage of allowing tasks to be shifted from healthcare professionals to paraprofessionals. Research findings from a peer support study were...