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Migration of nurses: a Latin American perspective

This paper documents an exploratory meeting organized by the Pan American Health Organization, that gathered nurses from countries of Latin America, who identified the shortage and migration tendencies as an emerging area in need of investigation. The exploratory meeting was conducted under the directio...

Expanding the roles of nurses in primary health care

For more than forty years Primary Health Care (PHC) has been recognized as the cornerstone of an effective and responsive health system. The Alma-Ata Declaration of 1978 reaffirmed the right to the highest attainable level of health, with equity, solidarity and the right to health as its core values. It ...

Proposal for the development and strengthening of nursing in Latin America and the Caribbean

This document was prepared in the context of a redefinition of the organization and policies of the Human Resources Development Program of the Pan American Health Organization. Its purpose is to determine future lines of action in the area of development of human resources for nursing, based on an analys...

Collaborative partnership for nursing and midwifery development in the region of the Americas: report of a workshop

In fall 1997, a collaborative partnership for nursing and midwifery development in the World Health Organization (WHO) region of the Americas was formed. The collaborative partnership included representatives from three Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) programs - Human Resources Development, Famil...

Psychiatric mental health nursing meeting report

Care and caring have been and continue to be the cornerstone of nursing delivery of services. The scientific advances of the past decade are changing the understanding of the human brain, mental illness, and biochemical treatments of mental disorders. Psychiatric nurses continuously must integrate the ne...

The Pan American Network of Nursing and midwifery collaborating centers: nursing and midwifery making a difference PANMCC meeting

The Pan American Network of Nursing and Midwifery Collaborating Centers (PANMCC) met at the Pan American Health Organization in Washington, D.C. 7-8 October, 1998 to discuss possibilities for supporting the new Strategic and Programmatic Orientations (SPOs) 1999-2002 approved by the Pan American Sanitary...

Regional meeting: the role of government chief nurses in the countries of the region of the Americas. Final report

The Regional Meeting on the Role of Government Chief Nurses in the Countries of the Region of the Americas was held in Havana from 10 to 12 September 1996. The working group analyzed how the ministries of health in the Region would assume a leadership role in the development of nursing so as to ensure le...

Self-assessment of the human resources for health planning process. Work book

In connection with the 10th meeting of the Technical Commission for Human Resources Development in Central America and the Dominican Republic, a three-day workshop was held to help identify the current situation in each country regarding the human resource planning process and capacity-building to measur...

Framework for action on interprofessional education and collaborative practice

At a time when the world is facing a shortage of health workers, policymakers are looking for innovative strategies that can help them develop policy and programmes to bolster the global health workforce. The Framework for Action on Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice highlights the cu...

Introducing interprofessional education

This guide is addressed to readers new to interprofessional education (IPE) who want to learn more as they prepare to become one of its tutors, practice teachers, facilitators, examiners, assessors, reviewers or researchers. It responds to questions that we are frequently asked by visitors to the UK emba...