Transformative Education
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Ongoing Discussions - Governance and planning

Will Australia have a fit-for-purpose medical workforce in 2025?

Will Australia have a fit-for-purpose medical workforce in 2025? Image Line of men leading to Australia on Earth globe illustration by Stephen Finn (Adobe Stock) To produce a fit-for-purpose medical workforce, Australia needs streamlined training pathways in all medical disciplines "Around the... Read more

Advocacy for Lifelong Learning Systems in Africa

Advocacy for Lifelong Learning Systems in Africa UNESCO Director-General (DG), Audrey Azoulay, advocated for education as a priority investment for sustainable development at a conference organized by the French Development Agency (AFD) in Paris on 19 January 2018. The DG identified a second... Read more

WHO places Training for Health Equity at heart of Health and Development Agenda

First a quick refresh on WHO: WHO was created as the directing and coordinating authority on international health, enabling the nations of the world to act together for the health of all people. It’s values include a commitment to human rights, universality and equity , based on principles set out... Read more

Podcast: Prof Richard Watt on Social Determinants of Oral Health

Podcast series Professor Richard Watts speaks about the 11th IADR World Congress on Preventive Dentistry which was held in New Delhi, India, 3-7 October last year. In a wide ranging interview Richard discusses the developments in public health and education, gaps in research and events in 2018 that... Read more

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

UN Commission Report on Health Employment and Economic Growth

Quick post of documents - links to policy briefs and commentary on the report re. transformative health workforce education to follow Commission Report Working for Health Employment and Economic Growth; Investing in the Health Workforce Report of the Expert group; Final report of the expert group... Read more

TE Breaking News, September 2016

Transformative Health Workforce Education Breaking News, September 2016-09-14 ​ Special notice The WHO eBook on the Social Determinants of Health will be published soon. Register with the eBook agile development summary and dialogue , and have your say in the future of health workforce education... Read more

Global Report on Adult Learning and Education calls on countries to invest in lifelong learning

Global Report on Adult Learning and Education calls on countries to invest in lifelong learning Paris, 8 September—Adult learning and education can improve health and well-being, employment opportunities and develop local communities, according to the third Global Report on Adult Learning and... 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

Education for a New Generation of Humanitarian Workers

Photo: WHO/J.Swan On 19 March 2015, the world has come to the first major international agreement in the post-2015 agenda. Adopted by representatives from 187 countries, the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 captured unprecedented momentum and political commitment to build... Read more

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