Niger Human Resources Improvement Project Nominated for Two Awards at WHO Health Workforce Forum in Bangkok
A Human Resources (HR) Improvement Collaborative in Niger’s Tahoua region and its key implementer, Dr. Saidou M. Ekoye, are finalists for two WHO Global Health Workforce Alliance Awards. Award winners will be announced during the Second Global Forum on Human Resources for Health held in Bangkok, Thailand from January 25-29. The HR improvement collaborative, supported by the USAID Health Care Improvement (HCI) Project, is a finalist for an Award for Excellence. Dr. Ekoye, general secretary at the Niger Ministry of Public Health, is shortlisted for the Special Recognition Award for his leadership in directing the HR improvement work, which will be presented among 36 finalists as a case study poster at the Forum.