País: 
Santa Lucia
Subregión: 
Caribe
Tipo de medición: 
Estado de Situación 2020
Año: 
2020
Escenario de monitoreo: 
Monitoreo preliminar
Línea estratégica de acción 1
Objetivo 1.1
Indicador 1.1.1
Logro del indicador: 
Meta 2023
COVID-19: 
- No specific HRH policy. - National Emergency Management Act that allows reassigning human resource, relocate financing from various departments, and support from external agencies.
Observaciones: 
The country has a national policy in HRH (2018), but not implemented yet.
Indicador 1.1.2
Logro del indicador: 
Meta 2023
COVID-19: 
- Advisory Committee (Prime Minister chairs this Committee) was activated in 2020 due to the pandemic. - Covid-19 Command Centre: contributes to the national response plan.
Objetivo 1.2
Indicador 1.2.1
Logro del indicador: 
Meta 2023
COVID-19: 
HRH planning and decisions on mobility, deployment and hiring was taken at the Advisory Committee.
Observaciones: 
There is an independent multidisciplinary HRH team that responds to the MoH. Various agencies and decides MoH directions on HRH.
Indicador 1.2.2
Logro del indicador: 
Meta 2023
COVID-19: 
A Covid-19 Preparedness and Response Committee of the MOH to put a plan to manage HRH during COVID-19. There was no confirmation that the committee made HRH projections to respond to the pandemic.
Observaciones: 
Projections were made based on the strategies of the last Strategic Plan for Health. There is a need to review and update the projections based on the current health needs.
Indicador 1.2.3
Logro del indicador: 
Meta 2023
COVID-19: 
The country did not use a HIS to support HRH planning decisions during the pandemic.
Observaciones: 
Health management information system in place. St Lucia is planning to incorporate an HRH Module by 2023.
Objetivo 1.3
Indicador 1.3.1
Logro del indicador: 
Línea de base 2018
COVID-19: 
The budget was increased to meet the obligations of the protocols instituted for covid-19.
Indicador 1.3.2
Logro del indicador: 
Línea de base 2018
COVID-19: 
There was a need to increase the number of the Port Health Workers to support the newly implemented protocols.
Observaciones: 
This increase was necessary because the country reopened its boards and the need for port surveillance was increased significantly.
Línea estratégica de acción 2
Objetivo 2.1
Indicador 2.1.1
Logro del indicador: 
Meta 2023
COVID-19: 
- There was temporary reassignment of PHC personnel to the secondary level and diversion of staff within the same institutions. - Respiratory clinics were adjusted and put to work around the island. Staff was reassigned from other areas.
Indicador 2.1.2
Logro del indicador: 
No alcanza en 2023
COVID-19: 
Frontline workers were given duty free concessions on vehicles.
Indicador 2.1.3
Logro del indicador: 
Meta 2023
COVID-19: 
- Hiring new staff: Increasing human resource capacity at the port (nurses, environmental health officers) to increase surveillance capacity at ports of entry. - They considered to have MD, RN students, but it did not materialize. - Saint Lucia called for volunteers to work in the COVID-19 Hotline (311). They were trained on general information so they could assist the public. - They received support from the private sector, specifically communication companies that provided mobile phones to physicians who volunteered for tele-triage. - Private physicians joined the team to work in the public health facilities. - Cuba-Saint Lucia Bilateral Agreement: 113 Cuban doctors and nurses, biomedical engineers and epidemiologists: 100 nurses, 6 GPs, 3 internists, 2 biomedical engineers, 1 epidemiologist.
Objetivo 2.2
Indicador 2.2.1
Logro del indicador: 
Meta 2023
COVID-19: 
- Psychosocial support: MhGap training was introduced to the community medical team in effort to provide that type of support to the population. - Contact tracing, referral done by the Epidemiology Unit at the MoH: national epidemiologists, surveillance officers. If the need arises, they would train other personnel from other departments (physicians, nurses, environmental health officers) to support surveillance. - Saint Lucia is working in establishing District disaster committees with community members who will be trained to support surveillance activities at the community level (work in progress).
Objetivo 2.3
Indicador 2.3.1
Logro del indicador: 
Línea de base 2018
COVID-19: 
It guided the decisions made during the pandemic and allowed some HRH planning.
Indicador 2.3.2
Logro del indicador: 
Meta 2023
COVID-19: 
St. Lucia re-organized shifts. Health teams were reassigned to the covid-19 response.
Objetivo 2.4
Indicador 2.4.1
Logro del indicador: 
Meta 2023
Observaciones: 
Saint Lucia like many other Caribbean countries have to deal with the issue of the health worker migration. As such, if this discussion has not been initiated, we should set a target of 2023.
Línea estratégica de acción 3
Objetivo 3.1
Indicador 3.1.1
Logro del indicador: 
Línea de base 2018
Observaciones: 
The Ministry of Health works with the Education of the compilation of the priority list for studies for the country, which is published annually. Health’s submission is based on the shortfalls of the sector to meet the needs of the population.
Indicador 3.1.2
Logro del indicador: 
Línea de base 2018
Objetivo 3.2
Indicador 3.2.1
Logro del indicador: 
Línea de base 2018
Indicador 3.2.2
Logro del indicador: 
Línea de base 2018
Observaciones: 
A systems of accreditation exists, through the Ministry of Education, which has oversight for accreditation of institutions.
Objetivo 3.3
Indicador 3.3.1
Logro del indicador: 
Meta 2023
Observaciones: 
- There was no national training program. There was an initial training program embedded in the COVID-19 National Plan. The country used materials from WHO, PAHO, CARPHA, CDC as guidelines, preparing training material. Saint Lucia identified frontline HCW, including nurses, medical doctors and even handymen, for the training. - Training sessions and continuing medical education for front line workers. They were linked to the COVID19 Plan. Sensitization for non-health care workers. - Training of port health surveillance team. - Areas of training: IPC, PPEs (including using the right PPE.
Indicador 3.3.2
Logro del indicador: 
Línea de base 2018
Observaciones: 
Community health program with a PH degree (nurses).
Indicador 3.3.3
Logro del indicador: 
Línea de base 2018
Estado del registro: 
Validado/aprobado
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