Health workforce is now widely recognized as having a critically fundamental role for the functioning of health systems. Therefor; inception of robust human resource information systems has recently attracted a lot of regional and global concern. The concept of human resources for health (HRH) observatories has been put forward to improve policy and decision making in the health sector.
The observatory on human resources for health is defined as a cooperative initiative among relevant stakeholders aimed at producing information and knowledge in order to improve human resource policy decisions as well as contributing to human resources development within the health sector.
Thus, the observatory is in essence a human resource information system characterized by dynamicity (hence the word observatory) and based on networking and stakeholder involvement and ownership. The main purpose of the HRH observatory is to monitor trends in patterns of the health workforce to provide reliable and instant data and information needed for evidence-based decision-making and policy development.more info
The Observatory Eye is a quarterly newsletter published by the National Human Resources for Health Observatory. It targets policy makers, researchers and intellectuals at public, private, academia and institutes...more info
Capacity Building, Communication and Coordination Section aims to strengthen coordination among different HRH stakeholders’ institutes; which are concerned of HRH issues in the country...more info
The world is facing a critical shortage of HRH; maldistribution, skill mix imbalance and feminization among others. Sudan is classified as one of the 57 countries with critical shortage...more info