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Capacity Building of Frontline Health Workers: Perspectives from the Johnson & Johnson-GlobeScan SDG Leadership Forum

“Capacity Building of Frontline Health Workers”: a summary of expert perspectives from the Johnson & Johnson-GlobeScan SDG Leadership Forum for Goal 3.
Report
16/08/2018
Femke de Man

“Capacity Building of Frontline Health Workers”: a summary of expert perspectives from the Johnson & Johnson-GlobeScan SDG Leadership Forum for Goal 3.We are very pleased to announce the launch of our report “Capacity Building of Frontline Health Workers” a summary of expert perspectives from the Johnson & Johnson-GlobeScan SDG Leadership Forum for Goal 3: Good Health and Well-Being.

Our global, online, text-based discussion explored what was needed to build capacity and empower women in the health workforce, particularly in low-and middle-income countries.

A focus on education and training — from curriculum standardization and knowledge-sharing models to improving access to fundamentally changing gendered societal norms — was highlighted as key to building the capacity of health workers, with many successful case studies shared.

For large private sector and non-profit organizations looking for ways to help, Forum participants pointed to the support required in building management capacity, developing effective partnerships, and assisting with advocacy.

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About the GlobeScan SDG Leadership Series

The GlobeScan SDG Leadership Series is a set of seventeen online discussions. Each Forum will focus on one Global Goal, connecting experts and opinion leaders to share ideas and actions for making progress on the SDGs. Find out more about the series here.

Our next SDG Leadership Forum with C&A Foundation is on September 12th and we will focus on Goal 12: Responsible Consumption and Production. Find out more about that event here.

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