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  • Date
    2010-08-30
  • Title
    59th World Health Assembly Resolution WHA 59.27 Strengthening Nursing and Midwifery
  • Journal

  • Publisher
    World Health Organization
  • Year
    2006
  • Author
  • Description
    In May 2006, the Fifty-Ninth World Health Assembly adopted a resolution to strengthen nursing and midwifery. The resolution calls on member states to confirm their commitment to strengthen nursing and midwifery and lists a number of recommendations.
  • Categories
    Workforce Assessment, Planning and Policy
  • Keywords
    nurses; midwives; nursing shortage; nurse retention; nurse recruitment ; geographical distribution;  Health human resources information and data collection systems
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