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Project Director, Human Resources for Health in 2030 (HRH2030) Program Wanda Jaskiewicz

Wanda Jaskiewicz leads the global HRH2030 program at Chemonics. She has more than 20 years of experience in international health and development with a focus on human resources for health, HIV/AIDS, family planning, reproductive health, and maternal and child health. She has worked in more than 25 countries, providing strategic leadership to global and national initiatives to strengthen the health workforce. Ms. Jaskiewicz has supported the development of effective human resource management systems to produce, recruit, and retain competent health workers for increased access to quality health services. She has also created evidence-based tools to assist ministries of health in developing workforce incentive packages as well as measuring and improving health worker performance. Ms. Jaskiewicz holds an M.P.H. from the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and a B.A. in biology from Dartmouth College.

by Wanda Jaskiewicz

Assessing the Community-Based Workforce Helps Optimize HIV Programs

This post was adapted from a post that originally appeared on the USAID HRH2030 program’s website. The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated human resources for health challenges around the world and heightened the need for a well-prepared, well-supported workforce to not only respond to the pandemic but to also maintain essential services including those for HIV. Community-based…

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…

Joining Forces to Strengthen the Health and Social Services Systems

This post was adapted from one that originally appeared on the USAID HRH2030 program’s website. The numbers are staggering. One billion children under age 18 experience some form of physical, sexual, and/or emotional abuse. With more than 2 billion children in the world, that means one child in every two is exposed to harmful situations…