Human resources for health and more specifically for MCH is one of the critical challenge of health system strengthening in developing countries in general and sub-Saharan Africa in particular. it is indeed a key determinant for achieving universal access to quality health care services . Many countries still struggle to establish reliable and efficient system to successfully manage human resources especially health professionals to ensure that their needs are fulfilled in a consistent and sustainable manner
Most experts agree that without a structured and solid capacity to address human resources challenges, country will fail to meet the sustainable development goals and some may even have their major health indicators such us maternal and child ones worsen over the next coming years.
in addition to failing to properly use young graduates even in the health care sector, many Sub-Saharan African countries do lack the capacity to successfully and efficiently manage all post graduate training, workshop to ensure resources invested do yield the expected changes and improvement. reasons include lack of appropriate policies, strategies, management systems and critical skills at all level of the system from managers to service providers
it is therefore critical and urgent to assist countries to develop, establish and manage visionary health systems that can successfully address current needs while anticipating in emerging needs and challenges to face such as preparing to hit the SDD targets. this is what MCH capacity would like to be a part of as a strategic partner of governments; national and international organisations in health and development