Author Archives: Human Resources for Health

The effects of austerity measures on quality of healthcare services: a national survey of…

The European Union member countries reacted differently to the 2008 economic and financial crisis.

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Assessing the precision of a time-sampling-based study among GPs: balancing sample size and…

Our research is based on a technique for time sampling, an innovative method for measuring the working hours of Dutch general practitioners (GPs), which was deployed in an earlier study.

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The implication of the shortage of health workforce specialist on universal health coverage in…

Globally, there is an acute shortage of human resources for health (HRH), and the greatest burden is borne by low-income countries especially in sub-Saharan Africa and some parts of Asia.

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Assessing the health workforce implications of health policy and programming: how a review of…

In their adoption of WHA resolution 69.19, World Health Organization Member States requested all bilateral and multilateral initiatives to conduct impact assessments of their funding to human resources for hea…

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Managing intra-EU mobility—do WHO principles of ethical recruitment have relevance?

The WHO Global Code of Practice on the International Recruitment of Health Personnel provides for guidance in health workforce management and cooperation in the international context.

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Bridging the human resource gap in surgical and anesthesia care in low-resource countries: a…

Task sharing, the involvement of non-specialists (non-physician clinicians or non-specialist physicians) in performing tasks originally reserved for surgeons and anesthesiologists, can be a potent strategy in …

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Correction to: a comparison of physician emigration from Africa to the United States of America…

Read the article –  Correction to: a comparison of physician emigration from Africa to the United States of America…

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Family effects on the rurality of GP’s work location: a longitudinal panel study

Reduced opportunities for children’s schooling and spouse’s/partner’s employment are identified internationally as key barriers to general practitioners (GPs) working rurally.

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Is there a financial incentive to immigrate? Examining of the health worker salary gap between…

International migration is one of the factors resulting in the shortage of Human Resources for Health (HRH) in India.

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Opportunities for human resources for health and rehabilitation: a response to Jesus et al.

We welcome Jesus et al.’s paper, which makes an important contribution to the under-researched area of the physical rehabilitation workforce.

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Perspectives and experiences of community health workers in Brazilian primary care centers…

Mobile health (m-health) tools are a promising strategy to facilitate the work of community health workers (CHWs) in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs).

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One Health/EcoHealth capacity building programs in South and South East Asia: a mixed method…

Although One Health (OH) or EcoHealth (EH) have been acknowledged to provide comprehensive and holistic approaches to study complex problems, like zoonoses and emerging infectious diseases, there remains multi…

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Factors influencing trainee doctor emigration in a high income country: a mixed methods study

The Global Code of Practice on the International Recruitment of Health Personnel focuses particularly on migration of doctors from low- and middle-income countries.

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A study of human resource competencies required to implement community rehabilitation in less…

It is estimated that over one billion persons worldwide have some form of disability.

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