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Blog Contributor Elizabeth Walsh

Elizabeth Walsh was formerly the communications and knowledge management lead for the global USAID-funded Human Resources for Health in 2030 program (HRH2030).

by Elizabeth Walsh

5 Lessons from Top Global Experts on How to Support the Health Workforce

This post was adapted from a post that originally appeared on the Frontline Health Workers Coalition website. Before COVID-19, the world was facing a shortage of 18 million health workers by 2030, mostly in low- and middle-income countries. By September of this year, one in seven reported cases of COVID-19 were health workers and at least 7,000 health workers had…

Beyond PPE: Protecting the Health Workforce during Crises

It has been more than five months since the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 a pandemic, and it continues to ravage communities, countries, and health systems with no end in sight. Health workers on the front lines are physically exhausted, emotionally drained, completely under resourced, and in desperate need of sustained support. While this pandemic is…