International Consultant to Review the National Human Resources for Health Policy and Development of the National Human Resources for Health Strategic Plan 2021-2025
World Health Organization
2d ago

International Consultant to Review the National Human Resources for Health Policy and Development of the National Human Resources for Health Strategic Plan 2021-

2025-(1904754)Grade : No gradeContractual Arrangement : Individual service contractorContract duration : 30 days : ..


The 2015 national human resources forhealth (HRH) policy was developed to provide a framework and guidance forimplementation of the 2007 National Health Policy and 2014 national Health Act goals towards strengthening HRH in Nigeria.

Following the review of the NationalHealth Policy in 2015 and the development of the Second National StrategicHealth Development Plan (NSHDP II) 2018 2022, as well as the outlining of theglobal strategies for strengthening HRH towards achievement of Universal HealthCoverage (UHC), there is a need to review the NHRHSP to reflect the global,regional and national strategies.

The World Health Organization plans tosupport the Department of Health Planning, Research and Statistics (DHPRS) ofthe Federal Ministry if Health Nigeria in reviewing the NHRHSP 2016 2020 andalign the country’s HRH strategy to the Global Human Resources for Health : Workforce 2030, African Regional Framework For The Implementation Of The GlobalStrategy On Human Resources For Health : Workforce 2030, National Health Policy2015 and NSHDP II, as well as cost the interventions needed to actualize thestrategy.

The purpose of this assignment is to review the2015 National Human Resources for Health Policy and develop the National Human Resourcesfor Health Strategic Plan 2021-

2025 that aligns with global, regional andnational strategies for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and UHC


Under the supervision of the HSS cluster Lead and theNPO / HSS-HRH and in close collaboration with the national consultant and the National HRH technical workinggroup (TWG), the consultant is expected to carry out the followingtasks :

  • Supportthe review of the existing National Human Resources for HealthPolicy
  • Supportthe conduct of a national HRH situational analysis
  • Supportthe revision of the National HRH policy
  • Lead thedevelopment of the National HRH Strategic Plan 2021 - 2025
  • Facilitatethe validation of the National HRH policy and National HRH strategic plan 2021- 2025
  • No. of days

    Propose inception report with clear process and implementation plan

    1 day

    Support the conduct of HRH Situation Analysis including the review of the 2015 National HRH Policy

    4 days

    Lead the revision and validation of the National HRH Policy

    10 days

    Lead the development and validation of the National HRH Strategic Plan

    14 days

    Produce detailed end of contract report

    30 days

    RequiredSkills, Qualifications, and Experience

  • Advanced university degree in Public Health, GlobalHealth, Epidemiology, Biostatistics or other relevant degrees.
  • At least 10 years’ demonstrable experience in healthworkforce policy development, review and planning (strategic and operational)
  • Familiarity with current debates and approaches toUniversal Health Coverage and health systems strengthening work within thelocal, state, national and international arena
  • Extensive Knowledge of Nigeria’s health system
  • Demonstrable ability to provide sound methodological andtechnical advice and guidance to multiple stakeholders and partners in Nigeria
  • Demonstrable ability to work effectively with governmentstakeholders at various levels
  • Apply
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