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WHO National Health Workforce Accounts

The National Health Workforce Accounts is a system by which countries progressively improve the availability, quality, and use of data on health workforce through monitoring of a set of indicators to support achievement of Universal Health Coverage, Sustainable Development Goals and other health objectives. 

In May 2016, the 69th World Health Assembly adopted the Global Strategy on HRH: Workforce 2030 (GSHRH). The World Health Assembly, in its resolution 69.19, “URGES all Member States to[…]progressively implement the National Health Workforce Accounts”. Both, the High-Level Commission on Health Employment & Economic Growth (ComHEEG) and the UN General Assembly resolution (A/RES/71/159) adopted in December 2016, support the implementation of NHWA.

WHO, in collaboration with partners, have developed a set of tools to facilitate the implementation of NHWA.