News: Nigeria

New Software Application Tracks Health Worker Training
The global agenda is clear: universal health coverage. And as we heard at the Third Global Forum on Human Resources for Health , a strong, qualified health workforce is essential to achieving this goal. But how do we create a strong global health workforce that can provide care to all 7 billion of us? One of the keys is information—reliable, accurate information on health workers’ skills and qualifications. Data on individual health workers’...
iHRIS Train: A New Tool for Health Worker Training
Health workforce managers have a new tool they can count on to better know and manage their health workforce. iHRIS Train, which manages data on the education of health professionals—both before entering the profession and while in service—is the latest application in the growing iHRIS lineup of workforce management software . iHRIS Train sheds light on a critical area of the health workforce picture. This tool collects and reports data on the...
Reports from the Field: iHRIS Qualify Work in Nigeria
On the Capacity Plus blog, our colleague Amanda Puckett writes about her recent visit to Nigeria, with a special highlight on the iHRIS activities going on there: Nigeria's Health Workforce: Aso! The Nigeria Nursing and Midwifery Council is implementing iHRIS Qualify, and the system will soon be expanded to the Medical Laboratory and Sciences Council. Amanda also interviewed Kingsley Chima Anwuacha, an HRIS data entry...
iHRIS Helps Cure Backaches in Nigeria
We know that iHRIS Qualify can help Nursing and Midwifery Councils track nurses and easily update their records. But we didn't know that iHRIS Qualify can cure backaches as well! A computerized system means no more lifting of heavy paper registries, and it's quicker to find a nurse's record in the database. Read the full story on the Capacity Plus website. Before records were computerized in iHRIS Qualify, lifting and carrying...
Code-Bounty/Senior eHealth Fellow – iHRIS Qualify Customizations For Professional Councils of Nigeria
Background Capacity Plus , the USAID global flagship project for Human Resources for Health, has been globally supporting human resources information system (HRIS) strengthening. In Ghana, Capacity Plus is working with various stakeholders to support the establishment of a national HRIS focusing on the health workforce. This Senior eHealth Fellowship will implement the customizations requested by the Medical...
iHRIS Qualify for Nigeria
Capacity Plus has been working closely with the West African Health Organization (WAHO) and its Director for HR Development, Professor Kayode Odusote, to provide virtual assistance for its HRIS strengthening in member countries. WAHO recently completed a pilot of iHRIS Manage in Ghana and is now supporting the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria to implement iHRIS Qualify . Aware that the Council was interested in computerizing...