Resultados: 52

Core Data Human Resources for Health: Stocks and Flows – Education – Management. Barbados 2009. Tracking Regional Goals for Human Resources for Health: A Shared Commitment

In its 2006 annual report, the World Health Organization reported on Human Resources for Health (HRH) among its member states. For many Caribbean nations, there were little data available. To improve this paucity of information, the PanAmerican Health Organization (PAHO) has partnered with the Ministry o...

Report of the First Meeting of the Health Workforce Information Reference Group

A technical meeting on strengthening health workforce information systems was held on 10–12 March 2010 in Montreux, Switzerland. The meeting was jointly convened by the World Health Organization’s Department of Human Resources for Health, the Global Health Workforce Alliance and the Health Metrics Ne...

Baseline indicators - 20 Goals for a decade in HRH - Belize 2009. Tracking regional goals for human resources for health: a shared commitment

The objective of human resources for health (HRH) planning is to equip governments with the information and tools they require to determine the health workforce needed to meet the needs of the population, both now and in the future. With HRH representing the largest portion of the health care budget in m...

Collaborative HHR planning: Advancing the evidence-base a workshop on data and modeling for effective HHR planning

On March 24th and 25th, 2009, a Health and Human Resource (HHR) Modeling Workshop was held in Vancouver, British Columbia to review HHR planning projects and successes, identify priority evidence and related gaps and challenges, and propose and prioritize realistic, actionable solutions to these gaps and...

Strengthening the foundation: a Human Resources for Health Action Plan to Support Universal Health Coverage in the Americas. Chapter II

The Unit of Human Resources for Health at PAHO is leading an initiative to develop a regional agenda for action in matters of human resources for health post-2015. The new Human Resources for Health (HRH) regional agenda will contribute to and address the major challenges related to evolving population ...

Human resources for health: a gender analysis

In this paper I discuss gender issues manifested within health occupations and across them. In particular, I examine gender dynamics in medicine, nursing, community health workers and home carers. I also explore from a gender perspective issues concerning delegation, migration and violence, which cut acr...

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...

A67/34: Follow-up of the Recife Political Declaration on Human Resources for Health: renewed commitments towards universal health coverage the Andean Countries. Report by the Secretariat

Countries at all levels of socioeconomic development are facing the challenge of matching health workforce supply and demand under existing constraints of affordability and sustainability; in some cases, critical health workforce gaps are hindering efforts to attain health development goals. In recogniti...

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...