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The role of private sector training institutions in addressing nurse shortages in Kenya

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Amref Health Africa

Kenya faces severe health workforce shortages, especially at the primary health care level. Currently, the density of nurses per 100,000 of the population is 103.4, far below the World Health Organization minimum target threshold of 500 nurses per 100,000 required to provide sufficient coverage for essential interventions.

RESYST research has shown that:

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GPP Online Training Course

Through interactive modules, the course familiarizes learners with the guidelines and helps apply practices to their contexts. Course participants also engage with each other through online discussion forums covering real-world, real-time research engagement issues.

We’ve worked with stakeholders across prevention research disciplines to develop interactive learning modules, real-life case studies, knowledge checks and discussion forums to build learners’ GPP capacity and to share experience and knowledge between students.

TB and HIV online courses 2015 (Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation)

In southern Africa, tuberculosis (TB) remains a major cause of morbidity and mortality, and is the leading cause of death in HIV/AIDS patients.

Given the overwhelming burden of these two diseases TB and HIV need to be treated predominantly at primary health-care (PHC) level.

Leadership & Training Resource Centre (LTR)

Leadership & Training Resource Centre (A division of Leopard Tree Retreat, previously Empowerment Concepts) was founded in 1997 to provide a vehicle to combine the experience and skills of its two Members – Neil Orr, Research Psychologist, and David Patient, Person Living with HIV, with a specific focus upon the psychosocial aspects of living with HIV, based upon research findings regarding long terms survivors and PNI (Psychoneuroimmunology).

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Health Professional School Leadership and Health Sector Reform, Performance, and Practice

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Author
Kate Tulenko, Richard Seifman, and Ok Pannenborg

In the transition to the post-Millennium Development Goals era, many low and middle-income countries will be making significant shifts in their national health policies. The leadership that is drawn upon to make policy changes tends to be in ministries of health, flagship hospitals, physicians and nurses associations, and social protection entities. Health professional schools are an additional and valuable—yet often overlooked—source of leadership in health reform and health policy-making.

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Innovative Financing Options for the Preservice Education of Health Professionals

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Author
Kate Tulenko and Dr. Alex Preker

Many developing countries are making significant investments to increase the number of health workers available to provide care to growing populations. However, the available funding is far short of what is required. For these countries to train and produce a health workforce sufficient to meet the populations’ needs, new sources of funding for health worker education need to be found.

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