Addressing the health workforce crisis. A toolkit for health professional advocates
This toolkit was created to assist health professionals, health professional associations, and civil society organizations to develop advocacy strategies to address human resource and health financing issues in their countries.
The toolkit is organized into chapters that correspond to the process a coalition might follow in developing an advocacy campaign. Each section has basic explanations of key advocacy considerations as well as sample worksheets and background documents that can be used by coalitions to support the planning process.
- Defining the problem
- Set campaign goals and objectives
- Build alliances and coalitions
- Get the facts
- Choose your targets
- Understand the policy and decision making process
- Choose your actions
- Review progress and give new momentum