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in the Gambia Melissa A McDiarmid MD MPH DABT Professor of Medicine Allisha Ellis MSW University of Maryland School of Law Student June 116 2014 WHO Health System Strengthening Campaign ID: 292769

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“Health System Strengthening in the Gambia”

Melissa A.


, MD, MPH, DABT, Professor of Medicine


Ellis, MSW

University of Maryland School of Law Student

June 1-16, 2014Slide2

WHO Health System Strengthening Campaign

WHO Working Together for Health, 2006

“Losing its workforce

can bring a fragile

health system close to


“One pillar of the WHO Health System Strengthening Campaign is Health Workers’’Slide3

Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) DashboardEmployee Workplace Safety Climate SurveyOccupational Health Service Asset MapKey informants interviews to assess utility of OHS toolkit:Slide4

IP collaborations enabled a deeper appreciation of the social determinants of health and health policy which shape the Gambian and any health system.The level of health worker professional education is highly variable in the Gambia and therefore will affect assumptions about language use and professional practice experience we presumed in drafting tools we reviewed with Gambian colleagues.Experience with the Gambian health system and its awareness of health worker risks has informed a new assignment we received from WHO last week to assist in developing Ebola prevention materials for heath workers in affected regions.


…a little time for monkey business!