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Table 1 Usefulness of health policies

From: Human resources for health policies: a critical component in health policies

The development of health policies may help to:

• specify health objectives and priorities

• identify means and resources required to achieve these objectives

• rationalize decision-making

• define the frame of reference required for evaluation and reporting

• rally professionals and other stakeholders around health issues

• build consensus

• facilitate the introduction of viable and effective actions Source: [10]