Addressing the Health Workforce Crisis: Towards a Common Approach

Journal Article
  • Mario R. Dal Poz
  • Estelle E. Quain
  • Mary O'Neil
  • Jim McCaffery
  • Gijs Elzinga
  • Tim Martineau
Human Resources for Health
4 (August 3, 2006): 21.

The challenges in the health workforce are well known and clearly documented. What is not so clearly understood is how to address these issues in a comprehensive and integrated manner that will lead to solutions. This editorial presents – and invites comments on – a technical framework intended to raise awareness among donors and multisector organizations outside ministries of health and to guide planning and strategy development at the country level.