Human Resources rapid assessment training guide & questionnaire

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Strong supply chains are essential for positive health outcomes. Effective supply chains require a competent, recognized and supported supply chain workforce with significant technical and managerial capacity. This demands that governments and national health institutions demand, recruit and retain appropriately qualified personnel for positions with supply chain responsibilities. The GAVI Alliance immunization supply chain (SC) strategy promotes five fundamental building blocks: human resources (HR), data for management, cold chain systems, SC system design and continuous improvement. A critical part of the vision for the Alliance immunization supply chain strategy is that countries have dedicated and competent immunization SC leaders with adequate numbers of skilled, competent, accountable, motivated, and empowered personnel at all levels of the health system. Hence, one of the building blocks of the strategy being HR, which focusses on the need for strengthening HR for immunization SC management.