The workforce for health in a globalized context--global shortages and international migration.
作者: Aluttis ChristophBishaw TewabechFrank Martina W
作者单位: 1Department of International Health, School for Public Health and Primary Care, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, Maastricht, the Netherlands;
2Ethiopian Public Health Association (EPHA), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; Alliance for Brain-Gain and Innovative Development (ABIDE), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; African Federation of Public Health Associations (AFPHAs), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
3Independent Consultant, Global Health, Zurich, Switzerland.
刊名: Global health action, 2014, Vol.7 , pp.23611
来源数据库: PubMed Journal
DOI: 10.3402/gha.v7.23611
关键词: WHO Code of PracticeGlobal healthGlobalizationHealth workforce migration
原始语种摘要: The 'crisis in human resources' in the health sector has been described as one of the most pressing global health issues of our time. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that the world faces a global shortage of almost 4.3 million doctors, midwives, nurses, and other healthcare professionals. A global undersupply of these threatens the quality and sustainability of health systems worldwide. This undersupply is concurrent with globalization and the resulting liberalization of markets, which allow health workers to offer their services in countries other than those of their origin. The opportunities of health workers to seek employment abroad has led to a complex migration pattern, characterized by a flow of health professionals from low- to high-income countries. This global...
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影响因子:2.062 (2012)

  • workforce 劳动力
  • global 球状的
  • international 国际的
  • migration 迁移
  • undersupply 供应不足
  • health 保健
  • income 收入
  • interdependent 互相依存
  • liberalization 自由化
  • employment 雇用