Monthly Archives: September 2012

The concept of Health Mid-Level cadres is under discussion in the African Region

The WHO-AFRO organized an expert consultation bringing together various multi-stakeholder experts consisting of employers from Ministries of health, regulators who accredit their training and certification to practice, the trainers and other professional bodies, to discuss and develop a document to guide countries on what terminology to use in categorizing a mix of the health workforce… Read more »


The labour market for human resources for health in low and middle-income countries

Understanding and developing policies to address health worker shortages and maldistribution requires an understanding of the economics of labour markets. This report provides an introduction to the terms and tools of labour market analysis, and connects these labour market principles to real-world case studies from three low and middle-income countries: Thailand, Rwanda, and Kenya. Recommendations… Read more »


Editor-in-Chief changes for Implementation Science

Implementation Science is delighted to announce that Michel Wensing from Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Netherlands and Anne Sales of the Veteran Affairs Center for Clinical Management Research, USA have joined Martin Eccles as co-Editors-in-Chief, having previously served as Associate Editors. The journal was launched in 2006 with Brian Mittman and Martin Eccles at its… Read more »