National Study on Nurses' Retention in Healthcare Facilities in Underserved Areas in Lebanon

This study investigates the characteristic and the factors associated with the retention of nurses working in rural areas in Lebanon. [from abstract]

Retention of Health Human Resources in Primary Healthcare Centers in Lebanon: A National Survey

This study aims at investigating primary healthcare health providers’ work characteristics, level of burnout and likelihood to quit and identify the factors that are significantly associated with staff retention at primary healthcare centers in Lebanon. [adapted from author]

Willingness of Lebanese Physicians in the United States to Relocate to Lebanon

The objectives of this study were to assess the willingness of Lebanese medical graduates practicing in the United States of America to relocate to Lebanon and the Arab Gulf region and to explore the factors associated with this willingness. [from abstract]

Emigration Versus a Globalization Perspective of the Lebanese Physician Workforce: A Qualitative Study

Lebanon is witnessing an increased emigration of physicians. The objective of this study was to understand the perceptions of Lebanese policymakers of this emigration, and elicit their proposals for future policies and strategies to deal with this emigration. [from abstract]

Assessment of Human Resources Management Practices in Lebanese Hospitals

The objective of this study is to assess the perception of HR managers about the challenges they face and the current strategies being adopted. The study also aims at assessing enabling factors including role, education, experience and HR training. [from abstract]

Trends, Magnitude, and Reasons of Nurse Migration out of Lebanon

This presentation was given at the First Forum on Human Resources for Health in Kampala. It outlines HRH in the eastern Mediterranean region, trends in international nurse migration, and the Lebanese context. [adapted from author]

Graduates of Lebanese Medical Schools in the United States: an Observational Study of the International Migration of Physicians

As healthcare systems around the world are facing increasing physician shortages, more physicians are migrating from low to high income countries. As an illustrative case of international migration of physicians, we evaluated the current number and historical trends of Lebanese medical graduates in the US, and compared their characteristics to those of US medical graduates and other international medical graduates. [abstract]

Workplace Violence in the Health Sector: Lebanon Country Case Study

This case study evaluates workplace violence in the health sector of Lebanon. Information for the study came from focus group discussions, in-depth interviews and a questionnaire.

Providers of Health Services in Lebanon: A Survey of Physicians

The objective of this study was to assess the supply of physicians in Lebanon in 1998, with an assessment of their practice patterns and capacity building. [from abstract]

Workplace Violence in the Health Sector: Country case studies: Brazil, Bulgaria, Lebanon, Portugal, South Africa, Thailand, and an Additional Australian Study

The International Labour Office (ILO), the International Council of Nurses (ICN), the World Health Organization (WHO) and Public Services International (PSI) launched in 2000 a joint programme in order to develop sound policies and practical approaches for the prevention and elimination of violence in the health sector. When the programme was first established and information gaps were identified, it was decided to launch a number of country studies as well as cross-cutting theme studies and to conclude by drafting guidelines to address workplace violence in the health sector.