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The human resources for health program in Rwanda—a new partnership
(Massachusetts Medical Society, 2013)
The authors discuss the Human Resources for Health Program, which is working to improve the quality and quantity of health professionals in Rwanda by means of sustained collaborations with U.S. schools of medicine, nursing, ...
Coordinating Between Medical Professions’ Tasks to Optimize Sub-Saharan Health Systems: A Response to Recent Commentaries
(Kerman Univ Medical Sciences , Jahad Blvd, Kerman, Iran, 7619813159, 2017)
We are grateful that our perspective received commentary from leading experts on African human resources for health. All endorse and several quote our central suggestion that the “development in [non-physician clinician] ...
Health Professional Training and Capacity Strengthening Through International Academic Partnerships: The First Five Years of the Human Resources for Health Program in Rwanda
(Kerman Univ Medical Sciences , Jahad Blvd, Kerman, Iran, 7619813159, 2018)
Background: The Rwanda Human Resources for Health Program (HRH Program) is a 7-year (2012-2019) health professional training initiative led by the Government of Rwanda with the goals of training a large, diverse, and ...
Rwanda 20 Years on: Investing in Life
(Elsevier Science Inc , Ste 800, 230 Park Ave, New York, Usa, Ny, 10169, 2014)
Two decades ago, the genocide against the Tutsis in Rwanda led to the deaths of 1 million people, and the displacement of millions more. Injury and trauma were followed by the effects of a devastated health system and ...
Enhancing Formal Educational and In-service Training Programs in Rural Rwanda: A Partnership Among the Public Sector, a Nongovernmental Organization, and Academia
(Lippincott Williams & Wilkins , Two Commerce Sq, 2001 Market St, Philadelphia, Usa, Pa, 19103, 2014)
Global disparities in the distribution, specialization, diversity, and competency of the health workforce are striking. Countries with fewer health professionals have poorer health outcomes compared with countries that ...
Non-physician Clinicians in Sub-Saharan Africa and the Evolving Role of Physicians
(Kerman Univ Medical Sciences , Jahad Blvd, Kerman, Iran, 7619813159, 2016)
Responding to critical shortages of physicians, most sub-Saharan countries have scaled up training of nonphysician clinicians (NPCs), resulting in a gradual but decisive shift to NPCs as the cornerstone of healthcare ...