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ICHRN Knowledge Library
  • Date
    2010-09-15
  • Title
    Health Human Resources Development - ICN Position Statement
  • Journal

  • Publisher
    International Council of Nurses
  • Year
    1999
  • Author
  • Description
    [Excerpt from publisher] ICN judges that health human resources development (HHRD) requires an interdisciplinary, inter-sectorial and multi-service approach. This recognises the complementary roles of health service providers, and values the contribution of the different disciplines. Inputs are required from the key stake holders -- consumers, service providers, educators, researchers, employers, managers, governments, funders and health professions' organisations. Similarly, ICN acknowledges that integrated and comprehensive health human resources information systems and planning models are desired outcomes of this consulting process. When new categories of health workers are created or role changes are introduced, the possible consequences on national and local health human resources need to be identified and planned for at the outset....
  • Categories
    Workforce Assessment, Planning and Policy, Education, Training and Development
  • Keywords
    Workforce Assessment, Planning and Policy; nursing workforce;  Health human resources information and data collection systems; new and changing roles
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