Regional Strategy on Human Resources for Health 2006-2015




World Health Organization




The purpose of the Regional Strategy is to provide Member States with a range of policy options and strategic actions from which to choose. The strategy’s framework for action is comprised of five interrelated strategic objectives organized around three key result areas, with suggested national actions to achieve them and WHO enabling responses. The key result areas are:a health workforce that is responsive to population health needs, or demand; effective and efficient workforce development, deployment and retention, or supply; and workforce governance and management. [author’s description]

This document contains frameworks for action on: health workforce response to population health needs; health workforce development, deployment and retention; governance and management of the health workforce; strategy implementation for national leadership and coordination, financing and partnerships; and monitoring and evaluation.

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