Project profile — Health Workforce Initiative

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Overview

Overview

Health Workforce Initiative - Overview
CA-3-A034782005
$1,024,551
Government of Tanzania - Ministry of Finance
2010-02-23 - 2016-12-01
Closed
Country / region • Tanzania (100.00%)
Sector • Health, General
Health policy and administrative management (12110) (20.00%)
• Health, General
Medical education/training (12181) (75.00%)
• Health, General
Medical research (12182) (5.00%)
Policy marker • Children's issues (principal objective)
• Youth Issues (significant objective)
• ICT as a tool for development (significant objective)
• Climate Change Adaptation (not targeted)
• Trade development (not targeted)
• Urban issues (not targeted)
• Climate change mitigation (not targeted)
• Participatory development and good governance (not targeted)
• Indigenous Issues (not targeted)
• Environmental sustainability (cross-cutting) (not targeted)
• Desertification (not targeted)
• Biodiversity (not targeted)
• Gender equality (not targeted)
• Disability (not targeted)
Description and results

Description

This project with the Tanzanian Ministry of Health and Social Welfare aims to scale up implementation of the strategic objectives of Tanzania’s Human Resources for Health Strategic Plan. Funds are being targeted at eligible private sector training institutions in the scale-up of mid-level health workers and trainers; and eligible research institutions to undertake priority Human Resources for Health (HRH) operations research informing evidence-based planning and decision-making in HRH. This initiative is a direct response to the HRH crisis in Tanzania and is contributing to the Africa Health Systems Initiative.

Results achieved

Results achieved at the end of project include: (1) an improved working environment through refurbishment of offices, provision of vehicles, equipment and stationery has contributed to the enhanced capacity of the Department of Human Resources for Health Development (DHRH) and the Health Workforce Initiative Coordinating Team (HWI-CT); (2) the development of strategic documents including a Human Resources for Health (HRH) Policy Guideline, Staffing Guidelines, Strategic Plan and Production Plan alongside implementation of a Human Resources for Health Information System and Training Institutions Information System have increased the administrative capacity of the Ministry to guide the production, recruitment, deployment, distribution, utilization and management of HRH; and (3) a National HRH Conference and HRH Stakeholders’ meeting contributed to improved public/private partnerships, sharing of information and consensus-building on national HRH commitments towards the development of a global agenda and strategies for improving the human resources for health to achieve universal health coverage. All of these results contributed to improved research and information in the planning and management of HRH, and increased partnership and collaboration among public and private sectors in the training of health workers.

Financials

Financials


Original budget $0
Planned Disbursement $0
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Related information

Related information

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Related activities
Public Financial Management Reform Program
Strengthening Tanzania's Health System
Strengthening Tanzania's Health System for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health
Support to Tanzania's National Multi-Sectoral Strategic Framework on HIV and AIDS
Tanzania Statistical Master Plan
Technical Assistance Envelope - 1
Technical Assistance Envelope - 2
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Global Affairs Canada
WGM Africa
Aid grant excluding debt reorganisation
Bilateral
Basket funds/pooled funding
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