Technical Briefs Focus on Use of Data for Health Workforce Planning and Management

Three new technical briefs from the Capacity Project expand the breadth and depth of information available to HR practitioners. “An Overview of Human Resources for Health (HRH) Projection Models” provides a rapid review of health workforce projection approaches and includes a list of references for further research. “Building the Bridge from Human Resources Data to Effective Decisions: Ten Pillars of Successful Data-Driven Decision-Making” provides guidance in the use of HR data for making policy and management decisions. “Data Quality Considerations in Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) Strengthening” discusses concepts of data quality and provides concrete examples of the importance of data management specific to the field of HRH. Technical briefs are available in print and on the Capacity Project website in English, French and Spanish.