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Education and lifelong learning central to Health in All Policies approach

Education and lifelong learning central to Health in All Policies Approach Air pollution, New Dehli, India, September 2017, Photo Manu Mathur A recent Health in All Policies (HiAPs) Workshop focussing on air pollution and urban health and sustainability was held in Washington DC. The Amercian... Read more

Accelerating Action for Universal Health Coverage

Please join us for a global webinar Accelerating Action for Universal Health Coverage, as part of World Health Worker Week, to discuss progress and next steps across the thematic hubs of the Global Health Workforce Network. The webinar is public and targets all GHWN members across all hubs,... Read more

GHWH Thematic Working Group 3. Education

Launching GHWH Thematic Working Group 3. Education TERMS OF REFERENCE Health Workforce Data and Evidence Hub Global Health Workforce Network Background Target 3c of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) aims to ‘substantially increase health financing and the recruitment, development, training... Read more

Profiled publication. The health workforce in India

Profiled publication. The health workforce in India This month we profile; The health workforce in India This study on the health workforce is based on data at district level from the Indian census of 2001.The census of India 2001 canvassed information on the occupation of main and marginal workers... Read more

GHWN Health Workforce Data and Evidence Hub TWG 3; Education

Key background documents for GHWN Health Workforce Data and Evidence Hub TWG 3; Education Indicators SDG Indicators Metadata repository 2018 WHO National Health Workforce Accounts: All documents / A Handbook / Understanding National Health Workforce Accounts / Online data portal / Video WHO: Health... Read more

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

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

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

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

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