Help Wanted: Problems in Health Workforce Globalization

This presentation addresses health workforce supply and distribution issues and stakeholders, as well as the consequences of inaction in resolving these issues.

Nurses in the Workplace: Expectations and Needs

This presentation provides the detailed findings of a global survey undertaken to provide a better understanding of challenges, opportunities and viewpoints in the field of nursing.

Migration of Health Care Providers: Using the Diaspora to Strengthen Health Workforce Capacity

This presentation from the 2004 Seminar on Health and Migration details the effects of the international migration of Ghanian healthcare workers and the impact the Diaspora could have on the problem.

Using Bilateral Arrangements to Manage Migration of Health Care Workers: the Case of South Africa and the United Kingdom

This presentation from the 2004 Seminar on Health and Migration details factors contributing to international migration of healthcare workers and strategies to counter this trend.

Community Defined Quality (CDQ): Creating Partnerships for Improving Quality

This presentation outlines a methodology to improve quality and accessibility of health care with greater involvement of the community in defining, implementing and monitoring the quality improvement process.

New Strategies for Supervision

This presentation outlines a new vision of supportive supervision that is an ongoing process, forges relationships within the system and reinforces quality outcomes at all levels. [adapted from author]

Quick Investigation of Quality (QIQ)

This presentation discusses the QIQ method of evaluating the quality of service delivery and provider performance.

Migration of Health Professionals from Ghana: Which Trainees are more Prone to Leave?

This presentation provides the results of studies designed to ascertain which Ghanaian trainee health professionals are more likely to emigrate, as well as the rationale for these choices. It also attempts to identify potential areas for policy intervention in order to moderate the benefits and costs of both the long-term and short-term impact of this situation.

Joining the Bandwagon: Emigration Expectation Among Trainee Health Personnel in Ghana

This presentation chronicles the emigration patterns of Ghanaian health professionals and the effects on that country's own health services. There is a specific focus on the emigration expectations of Ghanaian trainee health personnel, as well as offering suggestions for potential methods for addressing the situation.

Impact of Rich Countries Policies on Poverty in LDCs: the Case of Migrant Nurses from Ghana

This presentation offers the findings of a study assessing how policies in richer countries impact least-developed countries, specifically regarding skilled labour migration.

Losing out Twice? Skill Wastage of Overseas Health Professionals in the UK

This presentation details issues surrounding the recruitment and utilization of foreign health professionals in the UK.

Human Resources for Health: Ignorance-Based Policy Trends

This presentation covers trends in the out-migration of health professionals as well as the impact on HRH.

Supply Side: Training to Work at Home

This presentation describes perspectives on the out-migration of health professionals in Africa.

Producing the “World-Class” Nurse: the Philippine System of Nursing Education and Supply

This presentation offers the results of a study examining organizational and institutional perspectives on international labor migration, as well as a case study on nurse migration and recruitment from the Philippines to the U.S.

Going Global? The Regulation of Nurse Migration in the UK

This presentation addresses issues pertaining to nurse migration in the UK including trends, patterns and the impact of soft regulation.

Migrant Care Workers in the UK Labor market

This presentation explores the primary characteristics of the migrant labor force in the UK healthcare sector, including the implications for policies regulating migration and the care sector.

International Migration of Health Professionals: New Evidence and Recent Trends

This presentation describes the findings of the Health Workforce and Migration project and their implications. It includes information on recent trends and policies, as well as new evidence on the stock of foreign-born health professionals and nurses in the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development.

Impacts of Expert Systems on Health Care: Economic Considerations

This presentation describes the potential effects of using telemedicine to provide relevant medical knowledge in order to assist physicians in patient care.

Training and Mobility of Nurses: the Bangladesh Case

This presentation was part of the Mobility, Training and Supply of Health Workers Worshop. It discusses the state of nurse training and mobility and the policy considerations in Bangladesh.

Guideline for Regional HRH Country Strategic Planning

This presentation covers the proces of developing a regional guideline for country strategic planning, results from a situational analysis, a draft regional guideline and the next steps. [adapted from author]

HRH Situational Analysis

This presentation provdes users with a process for accomplishing an HRH situation analysis by identifying key information and through familiarization with analytical models to identify problems.

Manpower Crisis in Health Care in Ethiopia

This presentation covers the state of the health workforce in Ethiopia and defines the crisis in health worker coverage including numerous charts and staistics that track the decline in the number of doctors.

Health Worker Retention and the Kampala Declaration

This presentation outlines the work on retention, incentives and positive practice environments as it relates to the Kampala Declaration.

Evaluating and Designing Policy Options for Rural Retention: Some Insights from Niger

This presentation discusses an ineffective incentives effort to retain rural health workers and suggestions for more useful interventions.

Health Workforce Challenges in Romania

This presentation outlines the main issues surrounding the health workforce in Romania and describes the effects of primary health care reforms.

Discrete Choice Experiment (DCE): a Methodology for Eliciting Health Workers' Preferences

This presentation outlines the strengths and weaknesses of the DCE, an increasingly popular methodology for eliciting health worker preferences regarding rural jobs. [adapted from author]

Increasing Access to Health Workers in Remote and Rural Areas through Improved Retention

This presentation reviews the current state of health worker retention in rural areas, discusses interventions aimed at addressing the problem and describes the challenges and directions for solving it.

WHO Programme on Increasing Access to Health Workers in Remote and Rural Areas through Improved Retention

This presentation outlines the World Health Organization’s (WHO) efforts to scale up health care delivery in rural areas through health care worker retention programs.

Using Non-State Providers to Meet Public Health Goals in Fragile States: Can They Fill the Gap?

This presentation was from the “Health Service Delivery in Fragile States for US$ 5 perperson per year: Myth or Reality?” conference. It discusses the limited public sector capacity to deliver priority services in fragile states and the opportunities and challenges of using non-state providers to increase coverage. [adapted from author]

TTR Plan and Measures to Protect Health Workers

This presentation covers the World Health Organization’s Treat, Train and Retain activities in terms of the key elements for health worker safety and protection. [adapted from author]