Since October 2017, USAID’s HRH2030 (Human Resources for Health in 2030) has been implementing the Local Leadership and Management approach which focuses on strengthening the capacity of local community leaders in Bafia District of Cameroon.
When you think of a health worker, who do you see? A doctor, nurse, midwife, or community health worker? If you didn’t think of a pharmacist of drug dispenser, consider adding them to your list. Pharmacists and dispensers around the world are important providers of health care, and they are often the first port of call for treatment or advice.
Gender sensitivity is crucial to being an effective frontline health worker, that's why the USAID HRH2030 program has developed a definition of gender competence and created a competency framework for family planning service providers
Lisa Bos of World Vision writes of her recent trip with US Congressional staff to Mozambique to see both the impact of US investments and the challenges the country faces in providing high-quality health services.