News & Updates

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Swaziland HR Information System stakeholders move forward
Continuous efforts to organize and convene the Swaziland HRIS stakeholder group finally paid off when members met in Mbabane this late May. The objective of the meeting was to develop relevant and appropriate policy questions that help to determine what HR data needs to be collected, the priority of these needs, and the reports that need to be run on the HRIS system to produce the answers. The top-priority policy questions agreed upon included...
Learn More About iHRIS Manage, Our HR Management System
iHRIS Manage is our first offering in our suite of human resource information systems. It is intended to be used by an organization to manage employee information, even across geographical locations and facilities. The system also enables an organization to deisgn and manage a comprehensive human resources strategy. Even though iHRIS Manage was built for organizations employing health workers, it can be effectively used by any type of employer...
Workshop: Using HR Data to Make Effective Decisions
The Capacity Project will be conducting a participatory skills workshop in Kampala, Uganda, on June 20 and 21. The workshop is intended for members of the Health Workforce Advisory Board and other human resource policy planners in Uganda. It will be facilitated by HRIS Strengthening team members Ummuro Adano, Pam McQuide and Dykki Settle, and will be the first activity conducted by the team in the area of strengthening data-driven decision...
Stakeholders Move Ahead With Swaziland HR Information Systems
The Capacity Project organized the Swaziland human resources information systems (HRIS) stakeholder group and convened its first meeting in Mbabane in May. The group developed policy questions to help determine what types of HR data need to be collected on health workers, the priority of these needs and the HRIS reports required to produce the answers. The top-priority policy questions agreed upon address issues related to deployment, the...
HR Data Collection Plan Moves Forward in Rwanda
In May, a Rwanda Ministry of Health-sponsored HR working group approved a Data Collection and Quality Plan presented by the Capacity Project. Implementation of the plan is the next step toward effectively using health workforce data recently made available using a customized version of the Project’s iHRIS Manage software. The plan addresses decentralization issues and makes recommendations on keeping data current, ensuring data quality and...
HRIS Strengthening at Global Health Council
The Capacity Project is hosting an auxiliary event at the 2007 Global Health Council conference in Washington, DC: "From Grassroots to Global: Partnerships to Strengthen Human Resources for Health." The event will take place on May 29, 2007, 5-7 p.m. Please join us to explore how global, regional and local collaboration can help address key human resources for health (HRH) issues such as strengthening HR information systems. The session will...
HR Information System Strengthened in Lesotho
Lesotho’s Ministry of Health and Social Welfare is monitoring and tracking the country’s health workforce using a human resources information system (HRIS) set up by the Capacity Project in April. Ministry staff received training in the management, maintenance and reporting of deployment data using the new system. Project staff also assessed additional HRIS needs at the Ministry and the Lesotho National Health Training Center.
HRIS Strengthening Activities in Lesotho
In April 2007 a Capacity Project developer visited the MoHSW in Lesotho to develop and implement a step solution HRIS. This consultant successfully migrated their current Excel-based HRIS to a fully functioning Access database. The Access database captures all information currently collected and provides reporting capabilities exceeding those previously available in the Excel-based system. Thanks to data entry process improvements introduced...
HRIS Strengthening a Key Achievement of the Capacity Project
At the midpoint of the five-year Capacity Project , team members gathered in Washington, DC, for a technical review and workshop on the Project's efforts to strengthen human resources for health (HRH) to support key services in family planning, reproductive health and HIV/AIDS treatment and care. Held April 16-19, the workshop provided staff with an actively shared knowledge base in order to optimize effectiveness during the second half of the...
Southern Sudan Eager to Strengthen HR Information Systems
During January-March of 2007, the Capacity Project began assistance to strengthen human resources information systems (HRIS) in Southern Sudan. High-level officials from the Ministry of Health and all ten states attended a national HRIS stakeholder leadership meeting, which resulted in a commitment to form centralized and state-level HR leadership groups and develop a complete HRIS. As an initial step, the Project has assessed the existing...

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