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Ongoing Discussions - Accreditation and regulation

Training for health equity, can accreditation be a catalyst for change?

#trainforhealthequity Next week sees the start of the WHO Executive Board which will include discussions on the WHO 13th Global Programme of Work (13GPW). Equity is theme that runs through 13 GPW It has an entry on health workforce (see para 41 and 42) that notes "providing health and social care... Read more

Prof Roger Strasser talks about the impact of social accountability in Northern Ontario / Canada, and successes at a global level

In this podcast Roger Strasser, Dean and CEO of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine talks about the implementation of social accountabiity and some of the results, including How underserviced rural communities approach physcian recruitment; changes following the opening of a social accountable... Read more

Accreditation, A Critical Lever for the Massive Scale Up of Social Accountability Globally

By Julian Fisher, Director Advocacy and Networks, THEnet These are very exciting times for social accountability, now mainstreamed in health workforce policy at a global level (1). This establishes the policy environment for interconnected and aligned action to deliver the massive scale up and... Read more

Accreditation, can it catalyze training for oral health equity?

Accreditation, can it catalyze training for oral health equity? India: Frontline Health Workers Health Promotion Training Source: PHFI PRIME Project The profile of oral diseases have changed considerably in the past few decades. Many high-income countries have shown significant improvements in... Read more

Working together to develop standardized accreditation mechanisms

Working together to develop standardized accreditation mechanisms 1.0 Introduction - Framing the issue The 4 th Global Forum of Human Resources of Health is 2 weeks away, with academic accreditation as one of the cross-cutting issues of (on?) the conference programme. In this blog we pose the... Read more

Institute of Medicine; A Framework for Educating Health Professionals to Address the Social Determinants of Health

A Framework for Educating Health Professionals to Address the Social Determinants of Health " Educating health professionals about the social determinants of health generates awareness among those professionals about the potential root causes of ill health and the importance of addressing them in... Read more

7 Observations on Sustaining IPE

"S" for sustainability, a matter which has proved a common problem for IPE and IPC over the past 50 years.Read more