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Maximising funding opportunities to upgrade – and retain – the health workforce in Africa

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Campbell, J, Wilde, D, Bernard, J, Buchan, J, Corner, B, Dieleman, M, Friedman, EA, Harbick, D, Jimba, M, Kasungami, D, Martineau, Tim, Mullen, T and Oulton, J (2009) 'Maximising funding opportunities to upgrade – and retain – the health workforce in Africa'. Africa Health, pp. 30-33.

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Abstract

Human Resources for Health (HRH) is rightly prominent on the global health agenda as the countdown to 2015
and the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) grows in resonance. The global health community
has made strides in generating evidence, sharing knowledge, and reaching agreements on how to advance
HRH policy and achieve results.*
The upcoming rounds of Global Health Initiative (GHI) funding decisions offer scope to further develop country
HRH programming and put commitments into practice to improve health systems. HRH experts and practitioners
recognise this window of opportunity and have been engaged in debate on how to support the development and
review of proposals to GHIs to integrate and implement evidence-based, best practice and/or innovative HRH solutions within disease-focused funding channels.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Health human resource; Africa
Subjects: WA Public Health > WA 20.5 Research (General)
WA Public Health > Health Administration and Organization > WA 525 General works
WX Hospitals and Other Health Facilities > Clinical Departments and Units > WX 203 Medical personnel. Interns. Staff manuals. Ward manuals and precedent books
Faculty: Department: Groups (2002 - 2012) > International Health Group
Depositing User: Users 86 not found.
Date Deposited: 09 Feb 2011 12:09
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2018 13:02
URI: http://archive.lstmed.ac.uk/id/eprint/1735

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