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    • Human resources for health and universal health coverage: fostering equity and effective coverage 

      Campbell, James; Buchan, James; Cometto, Giorgio; David, Benedict; Dussault, Gilles; Fogstad, Helga; Fronteira, Ins; Lozano, Rafael; Nyonator, Frank; Pablos-Mndez, Ariel; Quain, Estelle E.; Starrs, Ann; Tangcharoensathien, Viroj (World Health Organization, 2013-11)
      Achieving universal health coverage (UHC) involves distributing resources, especially human resources for health (HRH), to match population needs. This paper explores the policy lessons on HRH from four countries that have ...
    • Early implementation of WHO recommendations for the retention of health workers in remote and rural areas 

      Buchan, James; Couper, Ian D.; Tangcharoensathien, Viroj; Thepannya, Khampasong; Jaskiewicz, Wanda; Perfilieva, Galina; Dolea, Carmen (World Health Organization, 2013-11)
      Abstract The maldistribution of health workers between urban and rural areas is a policy concern in virtually all countries. It prevents equitable access to health services, can contribute to increased health-care costs ...
    • Nursing Workforce Policy and the Economic Crisis: A Global Overview 

      Buchan, James; O'May, Fiona; Dussault, G. (2013-09-08)
      Purpose To assess the impact of the global financial crisis on the nursing workforce and identify appropriate policy responses. Organizing Construct and Methods This article draws from international data sources ...
    • Safe staffing levels - a national imperative. The UK nursing Labour Market Review 2013 

      Buchan, James; Seccombe, Ian; O'May, Fiona (The Royal College of NursingQueen Margaret University, 2013-09)
      This report is the 2013 annual review of the UK nursing labour market commissioned by the Royal College of Nursing. Events over the last twelve months point to the urgent need to address both the national security of the ...