Improving Access to Health Workers at the Frontline
A consultation to scale up action on what we know
InterContinental Hotel, Nairobi 25 - 27 June 2012
In support of the ongoing African actions and in response to Every Woman Every Child, and the Global Plan for Elimination of new HIV Infections among Children by 2015 and Keeping Mothers Alive (Global Plan).
The consultation brought together practitioners, academics, policy makers and partners to fast-track solutions by sharing knowledge and good practice, exploring unresolved issues and targeting gaps and synergies. It explored how countries can scale up human resources for health as a key link between the two global initiatives, seeking effective solutions through synergies and through overcoming systemic constraints.
Particular emphasis was made to highlight and strengthen collaboration between state and non-state providers, community networks and local organizations, based in the realities on the ground in participating countries.
- identification of concrete opportunities for progress as well as obstacles to progress for advocacy and action;
- documentation of experiences on successes and failures, inventory of practical innovations and recommendations for improved monitoring, accountability and sustainability with high relevance for accelerating the country responses in the context of the EWEC and the Global Plan
Organized by Norad with EQUINET, ECSA HC, ACHEST, AMREF and the African Platform for HRH, and with UN H4+, Save the Children, the Alliance, PMNCH, DFiD and CapacityPlus.