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ICHRN Knowledge Library
  • Date
    2010-09-15
  • Title
    Human Resources for Health: A Gender Analysis
  • Journal

  • Publisher
    Women and Gender Equity, and Health Systems, Knowledge Networks (KNs) of the WHO Commission on the Social Determinants of Health
  • Year
    2007
  • Author
    George A
  • Description
    [Excerpt from author]In this paper I discuss gender issues manifested within health occupations and across them. In particular, I examine gender dynamics in medicine, nursing, community health workers and home carers. I also explore from a gender perspective issues concerning delegation, migration and violence, which cut across these categories of health workers. These occupational categories and themes reflect priorities identified by the terms of reference for this review paper and also the themes that emerged from the accessed literature.
  • Categories
    Nursing Human Resources Management, Work Environment
  • Keywords
    workplace violence; gender issues; international migration
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