Handbook for Measurement and Monitoring. Indicators of the Regional Goals for Human Resources for Health. A Shared Comittment

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Autor: Organización Panamericana de la Salud / Organización Mundial de la Salud

Fecha de publicación: Mayo de 2011

Resumen: The purpose of the handbook is to provide a standardized reference document for countries of the Region that clarifi es the terms and parameters of each of the twenty goals of PAHO’s Resolution CSP27/10, “Regional Goals for Human Resources for Health (HRH) 2007-2015,” in order that they may be consistently understood, applied, measured and monitored.

 

Monitoring the building blocks of health systems: a handbook of indicators and their measurement strategies

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Autor: Organización Mundial de la Salud

Fecha de publicación: Octubre de 2010

Resumen: Increased attention to the strengthening of health systems would not be sustainable in the absence of a sound monitoring strategy that enables decision-makers to accurately track health progress and performance, evaluate impact, and ensure accountability at country and global levels. This handbook describes a set of indicators and related measurement strategies, structured around the WHO framework that describes health systems in terms of six “building blocks”: service delivery, health workforce, information, medicines, financing and governance.

Red de Centros Colaboradores de la OPS/OMS en Brasil: Potencialidades y perspectivas

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Autor: Organización Panamericana de la Salud / Organización Mundial de la Salud

Fecha de publicación: 2010

Resumen: ..."Esta publicación presenta una consolidación de la información sobre los Centros Colaboradores de Brasil resumida en tres capítulos: El primero constituye una base teórica aplicada a los Centros Colaboradores de Brasil, donde se discuten aspectos generales de interés para los centros tales como su designación y redesignación, así como aspectos inherentes a sus funciones (investigación, formación de recursos humanos, gestión de la información y cooperación con otros países). El segundo constituye una consolidación de entrevistas realizadas a directores de centros, autoridades de salud del país y consultores de la OPS/OMS. El tercero plantea la perspectiva de trabajo en red, con una historia sobre su conformación e información detallada de cada uno de los centros"... (Dra. Mirta Roses Periago, Directora de OPS/OMS)

Models and tools for health workforce planning and projections

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Autor: World Health Organization

Fecha de publicación: 2010

Resumen: The objective of this paper is to take stock of the available methods and tools for health workforce planning and projections, and to describe the processes and resources needed to undertake such an exercise. Including this introduction, the paper is divided into four sections. In the next section, an overview of workforce projection models and their applications is presented. Then the operationalization of selected models is described in some detail. Lastly, the pathways by which projection results can be optimized to inform decision-making for policies and programmes are discussed.

Report of the First Meeting of the Health Workforce Information. Reference Group

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Autor: World Health Organization

Fecha de publicación: 2010

Resumen: A technical meeting on strengthening health workforce information systems was held on 10–12 March 2010 in Montreux, Switzerland. The meeting was jointly convened by the World Health Organization’s Department of Human Resources for Health, the Global Health Workforce Alliance and the Health Metrics Network, who have called for the establishment of a Health Workforce Information Reference Group (HIRG). The aim of this first meeting of HIRG members and stakeholders was to initiate discussion on how to promote a coordinated, harmonized and standardized approach to strengthening country health workforce information and monitoring systems to support policy, planning and research.

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