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  • Date
  • Title
    Assessing Human Resources for Health: What Can Be Learned From Labour Force Surveys?
  • Journal

  • Publisher
    Human Resources for Health
  • Year
  • Author
    Gupta N, Diallo K, Zurn P and Dal Poz M
  • Description
    [Excerpt from authors]Background: Human resources are an essential element of a health system's inputs, and yet there is a huge disparity among countries in how human resource policies and strategies are developed and implemented. The analysis of the impacts of services on population health and well-being attracts more interest than analysis of the situation of the workforce in this area. This article presents an international comparison of the health workforce in terms of skill mix, sociodemographics and other labour force characteristics, in order to establish an evidence base for monitoring and evaluation of human resources for health.
  • Categories
    Workforce Assessment, Planning and Policy
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