WHO has created a national self-assessment tool for Member States to monitor the progress of the Global Code of Practice on the International Recruitment of Health Personnel. The Code establishes voluntary principles and practices for the ethical international recruitment of health personnel and the strengthening of health systems”. Find out additional information and download the survey tool at http://www.who.int/hrh/migration/code/code_nri/en/index.html.
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The Brazilian public heath is sad with the loss of Izabel dos Santos. A woman, black, nurse, she was a pioneer in the fight for equity in health and for the human resources for health development. She became a symbol of the effort to scale-up health middle-level personnel education programmes in Brazil and Latin America. Her ideas and leadership guided the development of new paradigms in the movement of innovative health training and health service integration, towards education and citizenship. With more than 50 years dedicated to nursing and its ideals she contributed to the development of policies and programs in the Brazilian health system and WHO.
Honoured in december 2002, with the book "Isabel dos …
A new book on the physician assistant profession is available. Roderick S. Hooker, PhD, PA, James F. Cawley, MPH, PA and David P. Asprey, PhD, PA. Physician Assistants: Policy and Practice, 3rd Ed published by F.A. Davis.
The book describes all aspects of the PA profession, now comprising more than 74 000 practitioners, and tackles a series of global health workforce policy issues including the utilization of PAs in primary care, rural practice, and in service to medically underserved communities.
It contains a chapter on the global spread of the PA concept and has a bibliography of over 950 citations. With forecasts of a coming shortage of physicians in the USA, PAs will be seen as increasingly valuable members of the …
"Mario you and your team has delivered a very useful journal that can actually help in making policy changes informed by research. Again great job. Linda"
Linda O’Brien-Pallas, RN, PhD, FCAHS
Professor, University of Toronto
Lawrence Bloomberg, Faculty of Nursing
CHSRF/CIHR National Chair, Nursing Health Human Resources
Co-Principal Investigator, Nursing Health Services Research Unit (University of Toronto site)