One of the significant issues that hinder the delivery of competitive and universal health care is the lack of awareness of policies that act as a guide for such institutions to deliver quality health care. The HRH2030 project aims to resolve this issue along with other shortcomings to achieve an adequate number of health human resources at all levels with competence to deliver universal health care, improve the skill mix, competency, distribution, and strengthen human resources for health leadership, governance, and performance management.
Selected by Chemonics International, ASSIST developed several e-Learning Modules on the salient features of the Universal Health Care (UHC) Act and one of the country’s key public health needs – family planning. The modules on the UHC Act, Human Reproductive Anatomy, Family Planning Program and Counseling, and Infection Control are envisioned to be used by healthcare and medical professionals in the country through the learning portal of the Department of Health (DOH). Together, HRH2030 and the DOH created an e-learning initiative through the DOH Academy, a national-level virtual training entity mandated to provide online continuing professional development opportunities for licensed Filipino health professionals.
The modules developed by ASSIST were modeled to be an outcome-based education course, with visual and motion graphics to assist instructional cues, and translation of content to be available in English and Tagalog. The modules are to be used widely by stakeholders anytime anywhere with the use of Information and Communications Technology devices such as computer or smartphone.