Forthcoming special issue: "Towards a scaling-up of training and education for health workers"

The WHO and Human Resources for Health
are leading an international, joint special issue with 17 other journals,
entitled, "Towards a scaling-up of training and education for health

is currently a global shortage of health workers, which in turn is impacting on
the effective operation of health systems, and interfering with efforts to
achieve international development goals. The health workforce
crisis in developing countries derives both from inadequate educational opportunities,
and a lack of relevance of training to community health care practice.
The special issue aims to address the critical
need for a skilled, sustainable health workforce in the developing world.

If you are interested
in contributing to this special issue, please click here for
further details. M
anuscripts proposals are due by 15 September
2007 and should be submitted by e-mail to

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