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Human resources for health in Europe

Human resources are key determinants of health service performance. They are the largest and most expensive input into health care, yet can be the most challenging to develop. This book examines some of these major challenges facing health care professions in Europe and the potential responses to them. T...

An approach to estimating human resource requirements to achieve the Millennium Development Goals

In the context of the Millennium Development Goals, human resources represent the most critical constraint in achieving the targets. Therefore, it is important for health planners and decision-makers to identify what are the human resources required to meet those targets. Planning the human resources for...

Health employment and economic growth: a five-year action plan (2017–21). Version for consultation

INTRODUCTION: In its report entitled “Working for Health and Growth: Investing in the health workforce”, the High-Level Commission on Health Employment and Economic Growth (“Commission”) has proposed ten recommendations and five immediate actions to transform the health workforce for the achievem...

HR and new approaches to public sector management: improving HRM capacity: workshop on global health workforce strategy

This paper examines why building HR capacity is important to effective health care reform, assesses the existing evidence on HR capability in the health sector, and draws out lessons from existing practice. Developing HR capability requires investing in the training and development of both HR specialists...

Advanced practice nursing summit: developing advanced practice nursing competencies in latin america to contribute to universal health

INTRODUCTION: This two and a half day meeting, sponsored by PAHO, with the support of the PAHO / WHO Collaborating Center in Nursing and Midwifery of the University of Michigan, is the continuation of the first summit held at McMaster and is based on the discussions and priorities established during that...

Health workforce and services: draft global strategy on human resources for health: workforce 2030

INTRODUCTION: This report provides an update on the draft global strategy on human resources for health: workforce 2030, in three parts: first, the context for the strategy; second, current challenges and the solutions proposed within the strategy itself; and third, the consultative process that informed...

American health care: why so costly?

INTRODUCTION: Rising health care costs are of concern to policymakers, employers, health care leaders, and insured and uninsured Americans alike. The U.S. has relied on a mixed public–private system of insurance, managed care, and market competition to shape the health care system. Yet, the U.S. has th...

Human resources planning: issues and methods

INTRODUCTION: During the past half century, the focus of development of human resources for health (HRH) has evolved from increasing the numbers of conventional health personnel, through efforts to improve the education of all health workers, to current attempts to increase their effectiveness and the qu...

Human Resources for Health Observatories: contributing to evidence-based policy decisions

The critical importance of strengthening the health workforce as a strategy to improve the performance of health services system has been widely recognized in recent years. The pressing need for better data and information to inform policy development led to the creation of observatories to collect and a...