Gouvernement du Canada

Affaires mondiales Canada


Health Human Resources Management Researcher

Statut : Comblé
Organisation : Canadian Society for International Health
Acronyme : CSIH
Type : Organisme non gouvernemental
Mandat : The Canadian Society for International Health, a national voluntary organization, facilitates and supports health and development activities around the world through the mobilization of Canadian and other resources. CSIH advocates for health policy and programming which contributes to global objectives of health for all, equity, and social justice and builds partnerships with Canadian and other institutions and organizations.
Adresse : One Nicholas Street, Suite 1105
Ottawa, Ontario,
K1N 7B7
FAX: (613) 241-3845
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Personne ressource : Ron Elliott
Courriel : yppp@csih.org
Pays : Ghana
Ville : Accra
Secteur : Santé
Description du stage : Research in the areas of human resource migration ie mobility of the health care workers, from migration, health and labor perspective. Research will include literature review, collection of data, conducting survey, liason with the key actors within the Government of Ghana, and relevant partners such as WHO, ILO. It will also concentrate on project development in filling the inconsistecies in current practices and target prevention of health workers migration.

In Canada
The interns will spend two weeks in Canada and will be required to learn about their host organization prior to travelling overseas and explore opportunities for public engagement and international linkages to follow up on upon their return to their home community in Canada.

On their return to Canada, the intern will spend another two weeks back home sharing their experience of the project work on the groung and raising awareness/public engagement with guidance from CSIH/YPPP.

The intern will conduct a research on the health workers migration and its impact on the country of origin. Specific responsibilities will include:

1. Review of the literature on the health workers migration.
2. Review of policies and current practices in health human resources management detecting weaknesses and strengths.
3. Liaise with key actors such as Government of Ghana, WHO and ILO.
4. Produce a concept paper and deliver recommendations.
5. Identified areas of potential project development in accordance with the recognized gaps and inconsistencies in the area of human resources migration.
Organisation d'accueil : International Organization for Migration
Détails au sujet de l'organisation d'accueil : IOM has been assisting governments worldwide to address migration challenges since 1951. IOM is committed to the principle that humane and orderly migration benefits migrants and society. As an intergovernmental body, IOM acts with its partners in government, civil society and the international community in its endeavour to assist mobile and vulnerable populations in Ghana.

CSIH has implemented numerous youth placements with IOM offices in Geneva and around the world since 2002. We have a close relationship with the Migration Health Department and have had expereince with interns place in IOM offices. We placed one intern with IOM Ghana under the NetCorps program in 2005.

In the past, IOM MHD has hosted significant number of professional internships for 6 months on average. The Organization attempts to provide to the intern a meaningful work experience that maximizes his/her qualifications and skills; as well as a mentor/supervisor to provide the ongoing support and guidance to the intern.