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ICHRN Knowledge Library
  • Date
    2010-02-09
  • Title
    Increasing access to health workers in remote and rural areas through improved retention: Global Policy Recommendations
  • Journal

  • Publisher
    World Health Organization
  • Year
    2010
  • Author
    World Health Organization
  • Description
    "A shortage of qualified health workers in remote and rural areas impedes access to health-care services for a significant percentage of the population, slows progress towards attaining the Millennium Development Goals and challenges the aspirations of achieving health for all. The World Health Organization (WHO) has produced these recommendations in response to requests from global leaders, civil society and Member States." (excerpt from abstract(
  • Categories
    Workforce Assessment, Planning and Policy, General HR Overview Documents, Good/Promising Practices in Nursing Recruitment and Retention
  • Keywords
    rural and remote, retention, recruitment, incentives, distribution, policy
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