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ICHRN Knowledge Library

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ICHRN Knowledge Library
  • Date
    2011-03-16
  • Title
    WHO Global Code of Practice on the International Recruitment of Health Personnel
  • Journal

  • Publisher
    World Health Organization
  • Year
    2010
  • Author
    World Health Organization
  • Description
    "The objectives of this Code are: (1) to establish and promote voluntary principles and practices for the ethical international recruitment of health personnel, taking into account the rights, obligations and expectations of source countries, destination countries and migrant health personnel; (2) to serve as a reference for Member States in establishing or improving the legal and institutional framework required for the international recruitment of health personnel; (3) to provide guidance that may be used where appropriate in the formulation and implementation of bilateral agreements and other international legal instruments; (4) to facilitate and promote international iscussion and advance cooperation on matters related to the ethical international recruitment of health personnel as part of strengthening health systems, with a particular focus on the situation of developing countries." (extract from "Objectives")
  • Categories
    Workforce Assessment, Planning and Policy, General HR Overview Documents, Good/Promising Practices in Nursing Recruitment and Retention
  • Keywords
    code, WHO, recruitment, international
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