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Measurement and accountability for results in health. Does what gets measured, get done?

Measurement and accountability for results in health. Does what gets measured, get done ? Dr Chan the former Director of WHO reflected that ‘what gets measured, gets done’. Yellow measure tape By karandaev Adobe Stock The idea of reorienting towards population and community needs is a central... Read more

More Dentists or Larger Oral Health Workforce? What is the solution?

More Dentists or Larger Oral Health Workforce? What is the solution? Oral Health Screening Camp in a Deprived Neighbourhood of Delhi NCR Good health is resolutely recognized as one of the central pillars of sustainable development. Attainment of highest standards of health for all citizens is an... Read more

Pakistan Lady Health Worker Program

Pakistan Lady Health Worker Program

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Childsmile, NHS Scotland

Parents and carers

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WHO UNESCO MoU strengthens health workforce education

On 26 April in Geneva, the Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, and the Director-General of WHO, Dr Margaret Chan, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) strengthening cooperation between the two organizations to support countries in achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development... Read more

Israeli Physician Assistants

Israel has slowly been suffering from a decline in the rate of medical doctors per population in the last decade.  Physicians from the Soviet Union who immigrated in the 1990’s are set to retire in the near future, coupled with a loss of physicians to other industries and emigration. An increase demand for care due to high birth rates, an aging population, and an increase in chronic diseases has all lead to concerns about a shortage of health care providers.  

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Pakistan Lady Health Worker Program

Pakistan Lady Health Worker Program

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Ethiopia's Human Resources for Health Programme

Ethiopia's Human Resources for Health Programme

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Redistribution of health sector resources - Matlab experience

Beginning in the 1970s, the government, with support from international donors, sustained nearly 20, 000 female community health workers whose jobs involved visiting households, meeting with residents, caring for the health needs of mothers and children and offering contraceptives (injectable, oral and barrier methods). 

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Interprofessional Education in Healthcare: Improving Human Resources Capacity to Achieve Universal Health

The Unit of Human Resources for Health (HSS/HR), Department of Health Systems and Services (HSS), hosted in Bogotá, Colombia, from December 7 to 9 the meeting “Interprofessional Education in Healthcare: Improving Human Resources Capacity to Achieve Universal Health”. A total of 14 countries of the... Read more

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