Primary Care Research
Achieving and maintaining sustained improvements in health outcomes around the globe depends upon the ability of primary health care delivery systems to respond to the changing needs of frontline healthcare workers and the communities they serve.
High levels of stress can negatively affect the wellbeing of healthcare workers and lead to burnout, in which they experience emotional exhaustion, depersonalization from patients, and reduced personal accomplishment. Among healthcare recipients, hopelessness can contribute to negative health outcomes and a weakened immune system.
TIP began our research by adapting the Herth Hope Index (HHI) to measure hope and the key features of hope- interconnectedness, readiness for change, and future-oriented mindset- in the Rwandan context. Our detailed process to develop the Herth Hope Index-Kinyarwanda (HHI-K) has been published in the Quality of Life and Health Outcomes Journal.
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TIP Global Health believes that every person deserves a healthy future. Hopefulness builds resilience, enabling frontline health workers and the families they serve to lead long, healthy lives. But we can’t do this important work without your support.