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Table 4 Implications of health system reforms for the workforce

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

Proposed changes Implications for workforce (dimensions affected)
Reduced costs and efficiency Staff planning
Staff distribution
Working conditions
Improved performance Incentive systems
Work organization
Professional development processes
Training
Equity Deployment of personnel
Methods for recruiting and retaining staff
Decentralization Transfer of authority
Skills needed
Changes in the health model Redefinition of professional roles
Integration of services
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