Directorate general of HRH Development
The DGHRD has adopted the approach of division of labour within its organizational structure. Hence, DGHRD is composed of nine institutes and sub-directorates where each entity is assigned roles specific to its vision, mission, and overall purpose. These are the Academy of Health Sciences, The Continuous Professional Development, the Public Health Institute, the Blue Nile National Institute for Communicable Diseases, the National HRH Observatory, the Policy and Planning, the Nursing & Midwifery, the Internships Affairs and the fellowships Affairs.
- Preparation of HRH policies and guidelines, and coordinating policy process and approval.
- HRH strategic planning and health workforce projections for the country.
- Preparation of the national annual plans and provision of guidance for States in developing their operational plans.
- Keeping the national database and information on HRH through close patronage and liaison with the HRH observatory.
- Capacity development for State HRH departments.
- Provision of leadership in designing and implementing tasks and activities pertaining to HRH functions/monitoring.
- Producing human resource management (HRM) systems and overseeing their implementation.
- Mobilization of resources and funding for HRD.
- Acting as a national reference and guidance for linking HRH education to country needs.
- Working closely with national, regional and international partners for HRD.
- Overseeing principles of equity and fairness in distribution of health workers over the country.
- Coordination of HRH training to match the skill needs in the country.
- Organization of the personnel administration functions for health workers.
- Coordination and support of activities of existing training institutions affiliated to FMOH in accordance with national needs and requirements.
- Coordination with the concerned governmental and non-governmental agencies in relation to rules and regulations and professional standards governing the health workforce.
- Acting as an advisory body on HRH to the FMOH and the government of Sudan.
- Acting as a technical resource to support other departments in HRH issues/line manager ownership.
Links to the health workforce crisis
- Retention and migration of HRH
- Motivation and performance management
- HRH projection
- Feminization of health workforce
- Studying HRH in conflict states