Rethinking Human Resources For Health
On the edge of the Post-Modern Era
de Inês Fronteira, Gilles Dussault e James Buchan
Sobre o livro
This book targets non-specialists in health workforce studies, who want to have a good overview of the main issues to address in order to make Universal Health Coverage a reality.
Potentially interested readers include those from education institutions, of professional organizations, such as councils, trade unions or associations of scientific interest, of regulation and accreditation bodies and other quality assurance agencies, of student organizations, and of provider organizations. Individual educators, health professionals, and health services managers should also find useful to have access to the type of information this book provides.
The selected topics include the performance, quality and impact of the health workforce, related Issues of education, training and professional development, barriers to defining the desirable mix of the health workers, the deployment, retention and mobility of health workers, and the economic impact and relevance of investing in the health workforce.