How to bridge the gap in human resources for health

International Journal

Lancet 2004; 364: 1451–56 Oct 16, 2004

“Human resources are the crucial core of a health system, but they have been a neglected component of health-system development. The demands on health systems have escalated in low income countries, in the form of the Millennium Development Goals and new targets for more access to HIV/AIDS treatment. Human resources are in very short supply in health systems in low and middle income countries compared with high income countries or with the skill requirements of a minimum package of health interv

Barbara McPake
Charles Hongoro

Central Africa
Eastern Africa
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West Africa



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