Addressing the Crisis in Human Resources for Health

This brief focuses on the following key points:

  • A shortage of human resources for health (HRH) threatens the health care delivery system in many countries, particularly in Africa.
  • Promising practices to strengthen HRH include workforce planning, task shifting, strengthening HR information and management systems, promoting retention and gender equity, and establishing partnerships.

 

Length: 
2 p
Year: 
2006
Organization: 
INFO Project at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Center for Communication Programs
Languages: 
English