The Directorate of Capacity Building (DCB) is responsible for mainstreaming ‘capacity building’ into Amref Health Africa’s programmes across the organisation and scaling up training of human resources for health (HRH) in Africa.
The overall objective of the Directorate is to enhance the organisational and technical capacity of health systems, communities and civil society organisations in Africa to improve access to and quality of care.
The Directorate focuses on building the skills and numbers of health workers, including nurses, doctors, midwives, clinical officers and community health workers. It also facilitates Amref Health Africa’s organisational and institutional development, as well as strengthening of community systems.
The Directorate of Capacity Building achieves its function through the following arms
- Continuing Professional Development
- Governance, Leadership and Management
- Basic and Post-basic Training
- AMREF Resource Centre