Alliance e-newsletter - May 2014

E-Newslettter Global Health Workforce Alliance - May 2014

Global Health Workforce Alliance - e-newsletter

    May 2014



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Dr. James Campbell appointed Executive Director of the Global Health Workforce Alliance and Director of the Health Workforce Department, World Health Organization.   



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Every Newborn Action Plan, endorsed by the World Health Assembly to be launched at the PMNCH Partners Forum in June. 


 migration New WHO book - Migration of health workers: WHO Code of Practice and the Global Economic Crisis - provides insights into steps taken to implement the WHO Code globally and features experiences from 13 countries  





We urge all members and partners of the Alliance to submit news articles, resources, multimedia or any relevant information about their work for inclusion in the upcoming editions of our newsletters.

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Health Workforce Advocacy initiatve (HWAI) – June's featured member on  the Alliance member e-platform


Management Sciences for Health releases new mobile application for health governance 


New report by Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition and Human Rights Watch calls on the global community to protect health workers




'We Can Save Newborns' - Melinda Gates -, 19 May 

9 Important takeaways from #WHA - Devex, 26 May 

Empower Community Health Workers with technology: Experts - First - 27 May 

Canada to spend $36M to help improve health of African women and children - Huffington Post, 21 May  

Task shifting explained: a viable solution to health worker shortage? - The Guardian, 12 May


Upcoming events

30th ICM Triennial Congress - Prague, Czech Republic
31 May - 5 June 
G8 Summit - Sochi, Russia
4-5 June  

InterAction Annual Forum - Washington DC, USA 
10-13 June  

AU Summit of African Heads of State - Malabo Equatorial Guinea 
20-27 June  

PMNCH Partners' Forum - Johannesburg, South Africa  
30 June - 1 July

Global Health Workforce Alliance Board Meeting - Geneva, Switzerland
10 July 
20th International AIDS Conference- Melbourne, Australia
20-25 July


More 2014 events

Meeting reports & resources

Monitoring Progress towards Universal Health Coverage at Country and Global Levels: Framework, Measures and Targets. Joint WHO/World Bank Group paper, May 2014 
Community Healthcare. Brining Healthcare to your door.  Meeting report of GHWA coordinated side event at the 67th World Health Assembly 

Hope and despair: community health assistants' experiences of working in a rural district in Zambia .Article published in Human Resources for Health 2014,12:30  

Visit the GHWA Knowledge Centre   


Jim interviewQ&A with incoming Executive Director Dr James Campbell 
Photo gallery: UHC Starts at the grassroots – Are community health workers cost-effective? - DFID hosted / GHWA/WHO supported private meeting at the 67th World Health Assembly 
Photo gallery: Community Healthcare. Brining Healthcare to your door. Bangladesh/Japan hosted/ GHWA/WHO supported side meetting at the 67th World Health Assembly  

Norway eventPhoto gallery: Framing a Global Strategy on Human Resources for Health. Norway/Japan sponsored, GHWA/WHO supoprted side event at the 67th World Health Assembly

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