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Increasing access to health workers in remote and rural areas through improved retention

Carmen Dolea

Increasing access to health workers in remote and rural areas through improved retention

global policy recommendations

by Carmen Dolea

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Published by World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medical personnel,
  • Rural health,
  • Rural Health Services,
  • Personnel Turnover,
  • Utilization,
  • Health Services Accessibility,
  • Delivery of Health Care,
  • Organization & administration,
  • Rural health services,
  • Health Personnel,
  • Medical policy

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWorld Health Organization ; [produced and written by Carmen Dolea]
    ContributionsWorld Health Organization
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA771 .D65 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 72 p. :
    Number of Pages72
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25328614M
    ISBN 109241564016
    ISBN 109789241564014
    LC Control Number2010554275
    OCLC/WorldCa649475049

    The factors that impact upon labour turnover and workforce retention, particularly in rural and remote areas, are complex and require a multi-sector response. While there exists considerable literature on workforce turnover, significantly less attention has focused on how length of stay of health workers varies according to profession, location of employment, workplace activity and nature of. WHO Programme on Increasing Access to Health Workers in Remote and Rural Areas through Improved Retention; Retention of Health Workers with a Focus on Rural Areas; For additional resources on this topic, visit the Rural/Urban Imbalance subject category. Past Resource Spotlights. Investing in Midwives and Others with Midwifery Skills.

    WHO Global Policy Recommendations interpretation: Increasing access to health workers in remote and rural areas through improved retention Article Jan This presentation reviews the current state of health worker retention in rural areas, discusses interventions aimed at addressing the problem and describes the challenges and directions for solving it. Increasing Access to Health Workers in Remote and Rural Areas through Improved Retention WHO Programme on Increasing Access to Health.

    4 Dolea C. Increasing access to health workers in remote and rural areas through improved retention: global policy recommendations. Geneva: World Health Organization, 5 Belaid L, Dagenais C, Moha M, Ridde V. Understanding the factors affecting the attraction and retention of health professionals in rural and remote areas: a mixed-method. Description: This paper serves as background documentation for the first expert meeting for developing the evidence-based recommendations for increasing access to health workers in remote and rural areas through improved retention, to be held in Geneva on February


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Increasing access to health workers in remote and rural areas through improved retention by Carmen Dolea Download PDF EPUB FB2

While getting and keeping health workers in rural and remote areas is a challenge for all countries, the situation is worse in the 57 countries that have an absolute shortage of health workers.

After a year-long consultative effort, this document proposes sixteen evidence-based recommendations on how to improve the recruitment and retention of. Globally, approximately one half of the population lives in rural areas, but less than 38% of the nurses and less than 25% of the physicians work there.

While getting and keeping health workers in rural and remote areas is a challenge for all countries, the situation is worse in the 57 countries that have an absolute shortage of health workers. In response to World Health Assembly resolutions and the Kampala Declaration, WHO has launched a programme of work to improve health worker retention in underserved areas.

One of the key aspects of this programme is to develop a set of recommendations on increasing access to health workers in rural and remote areas through improved retention.

evidence-based recommendations for increasing access to health workers in remote and rural areas through improved retention, to be held in Geneva on February It is intended to provide an overview of the issues, challenges and potential solutions to the problem of inequitable access to health workers in remote and rural areas.

Increasing access to health workers in remote and rural areas through improved retention. This programme is an essential component of WHO’s efforts in reaching the Millennium Development Goals, strengthening health systems and aiming for universal coverage in the context of primary health care.

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The recently launched World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines Increasing access to health workers in remote and rural areas through improved retention is the product of the contribution and collaboration of approximately 70 rural health leaders from all world regions. The guidelines are 16 evidence-based global policy recommendations on how to improve the recruitment and retention of health Cited by: 1.

Even high-income countries have shortages of health workers in remote and rural areas. In the United States of America (USA), 9% of registered physicians practise in rural areas where 20% of the population lives ().France has large inequalities in the density of general practitioners, with higher densities in the south and the capital compared with the centre and north of the country ().

Increasing access to health workers in remote and rural areas through improved retention Executive summary Why these recommendations. Policy-makers in all countries, regardless of their level of economic development, struggle to achieve health equity and to meet the health needs of their populations, especially vulnerable and disadvantaged groups.

Recommendation adapted and integrated for the ANC guideline from the WHO publication Increasing access to health workers in remote and rural areas through improved retention: global policy recommendations (1). Strong recommendations (abridged) on recruitment and staff retention from the above guideline include the following.

This chapter describes a range of interventions that can be combined to improve the retention of health workers in remote and rural areas. The interventions fall under four categories: education, regulation, financial incentives, and personal and professional support (see Table below).

Request PDF | WHO Global Policy Recommendations interpretation: Increasing access to health workers in remote and rural areas through improved retention | The shortage of health.

Increasing access to health services in remote and rural areas through improved retention of health workers: evidence from Sierra Leone Haja R Wurie 1 and Sophie Witter 2 (1) College of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences, Freetown, Sierra Leone, (2) Queen Margaret University, United Kingdom.

NCBI Bookshelf. A service of the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health. Increasing Access to Health Workers in Remote and Rural Areas Through Improved Retention: Global Policy Recommendations.

Geneva: World Health Organization;   The evidence-based recommendations relate to the movements of health workers within the boundaries of a country and focus solely on strategies to increase the availability of health workers in remote and rural areas through improved attraction, recruitment and retention.

Increasing access to health workers in remote and rural areas through improved retention Launch of the WHO Global Policy Recommendations, Johannesburg, South Africa, September 5| Identify expert group, plan for consultation process, DOI Retrieve, evaluate and synthesize evidence: 3 full expert group meetings, 2 core group meetings, one.

“Increasing access to health workers in remote and rural areas through improved retention”, of the current evidence on this issue and of the main reasons to review. Rural healthcare providers can pursue multifaceted strategies to improve care availability, accessibility, and affordability.

Care access is a pressing problem in rural areas of the country. John S Humphreys's research works with 5, citations reads, including: Remote health workforce turnover and retention: what are the policy and practice priorities. Get this from a library.

Increasing access to health workers in remote and rural areas through improved retention: global policy recommendations. [World Health Organization.;] -- "Half the world's people currently live in rural and remote areas.

The problem is that most health workers live and work in cities. This imbalance is common to almost all countries and poses a major. In this study, we have presented a comprehensive review of the rural retention policies of HRH in Bangladesh in reference to the WHO’s 16 recommendations on increasing access to health workers in remote and rural areas through improved retention of HRH.

Our findings suggest that Bangladesh has managed to develop and implement a number of HRH.Increasing Access to Health Workers in Remote and Rural Areas through Improved Retention: Background Paper WHO Launches Program for Increased Access, Improved Retention for Health Workers.

The increasing utilization of rural health services led to increasing demand for qualified health workers, which in turn prompted the need to scale up interventions for HRH attraction and retention. In Cambodia, key informants explained that health financing policies provided extra financial incentives for rural health workers.