Health Workforce Retention in Remote and Rural Areas: Call for Papers for WHO Bulletin


A call for papers has been issued for a special theme WHO Bulletin on the topic of health workforce retention in remote and rural areas.

Papers should focus on filling gaps in the current knowledge on costs of implementing rural retention strategies and incentive schemes, and the extent to which context influences the design, implementation and the impact of various strategies.

Innovative, methodological papers examining the monitoring and impact evaluation of various strategies are also encouraged, in particular with a view to understanding the retention strategies' long-term effects and sustainability.

Deadline for submission is October 1, 2009.

Adapted from WHO announcement

Manuscripts on any of the above topics should be submitted via the WHO Bulletin website.

Please contact WHO HRH for further information.

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