WHO Public Health Workforce Roadmap and Action Plan

The WHO Steering Group guiding the Roadmap and Action Plan are inviting public health experts and public health academics from CAPHIA member institutions achieve its targets. Workstream 2 of the WHO collaborative involves development of a Competency and Outcomes Framework for education and training. The scope of the framework recommended by the October Steering Committee meeting includes health promotion, surveillance, programme planning and evaluation, emergencies, epidemiology, data and leadership.

Read more about the Roadmap and Action Plan here.

Call for Nominations: Technical Working Group members

Nominations for approximately 15 working group members are being called for. The Technical Working Group plans to convene a first meeting towards the end of November/early December for orientation and advice on domains.

Scope: The Terms of Reference will likely include members:

  1. Advising on the strategic and methodological approach to develop a Competency and Outcomes Framework for the Public Health and Emergency Workforce;
  2. Providing feedback and direction on iterative drafts of the framework;
  3. Review consultation feedback and advise on the refinement and finalization of the framework.

Commitment: 4-6 hours per month from November 2022 to May 2023.

Nomination Deadline: Thursday November 17th 2022

Call for Nominations: Subject Matter Experts for Peer Review

Approximately 50 individuals are required to peer review the competency framework, once developed. CAPHIA has been requested to nominate 2-3 Australasian Public Health Academics to take part in this peer review. 

Required: Public Health expertise and/or Public Health and education expertise

Commitment: Review two drafts of the framework, February – April 2023

Nomination Deadline: January 15th 2023

How to Nominate

For nominations, please share a brief overview of areas of expertise, so that we can ensure a breadth of perspectives.

Please send the names the nominee a brief bio outlining relevant expertise or perspectives in public health and/or education and training, to CAPHIA Executive Director, Holly Donaldson via

Please note that selected individuals will be requested to sign a Declaration of Interest and confidentiality agreement, and WHO will retain the copyright of the finalized work.