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Health labor market analyses in low- and middle-income countries : an evidence-based approach (English)

The health workforce has received major policy attention over the past decade,driven in part by the need to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and more recently the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and universal health coverage (UHC). There is wide acceptance that a health workforce sufficient in numbers, adequately distributed, and well performing is a central health systems input, and critical for the achievements of these goals. This book, produced by the World Bank in collaboration with the University of California, Berkeley, and World Health Organization (WHO), aims to provide decision makers at subnational, national, regional, and global levels with additional insights into how to better understand and address their workforce challenges rather than just describe them. This book is arranged as follows: Chapters 1 and 2 discuss the concepts, tools, and data sources that can be used to assess overall labor market dynamics. Chapter 3 discusses tools to capture demand- and needs-based forecasts of health workers. Chapter 4 discusses the tools to measure and analyze the production of health workers, and chapter 5 discusses the willingness and job choice that health workers have of entering and applying themselves in one labor market over another. Chapter 6 discusses the tools that can be used to assess the migration of health care professionals. Chapters 7 and 8 discuss the conceptual framework and methodologies to assess health worker performance and the determinants of performance, while chapters 9 and 10 discuss assessments of health worker remuneration, including the use of sensitive survey techniques to obtain information often not provided by health workers.

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  • Author

    Herbst,Christopher H., M. Scheffler,Richard (editor), Lemiere,Christophe (editor), Campbell,Jim (editor)

  • Document Date

    2016/10/12

  • Document Type

    Publication

  • Report Number

    109155

  • Volume No

    1

  • Total Volume(s)

    1

  • Country

    World,

  • Region

    The World Region,

  • Disclosure Date

    2016/10/16

  • Disclosure Status

    Disclosed

  • Doc Name

    Health labor market analyses in low- and middle-income countries : an evidence-based approach

  • Keywords

    health workforce;Health Workers;Human Resources for Health;health labor market;data needs;Health Economics;Norwegian Agency for Development;Demographic and Health Survey;health specialist;Health System Strengthening;information and communication technology;Health policies;global health;quality health care;quality of health care;migration of health professionals;small island developing states;collaboration with international organizations;Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome;autoregressive integrated moving average;Massachusetts Institute of Technology;Delivery of Health Care;Human Resource Management System;Maternal and Child Mortality;international health;health finance;demand for health;Human Immunodeficiency Virus;labor market assessment;reason for migration;impact of migration;health care service;labor market dynamic;research focus;

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Herbst,Christopher H. M. Scheffler,Richard (editor) Lemiere,Christophe (editor) Campbell,Jim (editor)

Health labor market analyses in low- and middle-income countries : an evidence-based approach (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/665331476689238449/Health-labor-market-analyses-in-low-and-middle-income-countries-an-evidence-based-approach