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  1. Content type: Research

    The problem of training human resources in health is a real concern in public health in Central Africa. What can be changed in order to train more competent health professionals? This is of utmost importance i...

    Authors: Florence Parent, Gérard Kahombo, Josué Bapitani, Michèle Garant, Yves Coppieters, Alain Levêque and Danielle Piette

    Citation: Human Resources for Health 2004 2:16

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  2. Content type: Review

    This paper reports on income generation practices among civil servants in the health sector, with a particular emphasis on dual practice. It first approaches the subject of public–private overlap. Thereafter i...

    Authors: Paulo Ferrinho, Wim Van Lerberghe, Inês Fronteira, Fátima Hipólito and André Biscaia

    Citation: Human Resources for Health 2004 2:14

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  3. Content type: Review

    Imbalance in the health workforce is a major concern in both developed and developing countries. It is a complex issue that encompasses a wide range of possible situations. This paper aims to contribute not on...

    Authors: Pascal Zurn, Mario R Dal Poz, Barbara Stilwell and Orvill Adams

    Citation: Human Resources for Health 2004 2:13

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  4. Content type: Research

    This study aims at analysing the impact of international service trade on the health care system, particularly in terms of human resources for health (HRH), using Thailand as a case study. Information was gath...

    Authors: Suwit Wibulpolprasert, Cha-aim Pachanee, Siriwan Pitayarangsarit and Pintusorn Hempisut

    Citation: Human Resources for Health 2004 2:10

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  5. Content type: Commentary

    The importance of human resources management (HRM) to the success or failure of health system performance has, until recently, been generally overlooked. In recent years it has been increasingly recognised tha...

    Authors: James Buchan

    Citation: Human Resources for Health 2004 2:6

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  6. Content type: Research

    Coping strategies have, in some countries, become so prevalent that it has been widely assumed that the very notion of civil services ethos has completely – and possibly irreversibly – disappeared. This paper ...

    Authors: Paulo Ferrinho, Maria Carolina Omar, Maria de Jesus Fernandes, Pierre Blaise, Ana Margarida Bugalho and Wim Van Lerberghe

    Citation: Human Resources for Health 2004 2:4

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  7. Content type: Research

    Several countries are increasingly relying on immigration as a means of coping with domestic shortages of health care professionals. This trend has led to concerns that in many of the source countries – especi...

    Authors: Marko Vujicic, Pascal Zurn, Khassoum Diallo, Orvill Adams and Mario R Dal Poz

    Citation: Human Resources for Health 2004 2:3

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  8. Content type: Research

    Inequitable distribution of doctors with high concentration in urban cities negatively affects the public health objective of Health for All. Thus it is one of the main concerns for most health policy makers, ...

    Authors: Suwit Wibulpolprasert and Paichit Pengpaibon

    Citation: Human Resources for Health 2003 1:12

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  9. Content type: Research

    This article characterizes the problem of violence against health professionals in the workplace (VAHPITWP) in selected settings in Portugal. It addresses the questions of what types of violence are most frequ...

    Authors: Paulo Ferrinho, André Biscaia, Inês Fronteira, Isabel Craveiro, Ana Rita Antunes, Claudia Conceição, Isabel Flores and Osvaldo Santos

    Citation: Human Resources for Health 2003 1:11

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  10. Content type: Research

    It is estimated that in 2000 almost 175 million people, or 2.9% of the world's population, were living outside their country of birth, compared to 100 million, or 1.8% of the total population, in 1995. As the ...

    Authors: Barbara Stilwell, Khassoum Diallo, Pascal Zurn, Mario R Dal Poz, Orvill Adams and James Buchan

    Citation: Human Resources for Health 2003 1:8

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  11. Content type: Commentary

    The success of any organized health program depends upon effective management, but health systems worldwide face a lack of competent management at all levels. Management development for health systems, particu...

    Authors: GL Filerman

    Citation: Human Resources for Health 2003 1:7

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  12. Content type: Review

    In this paper, we focus on those policy instruments with monetary incentives that are used to contain public health expenditure in high-income countries. First, a schematic view of the main cost-containment me...

    Authors: Guy Carrin and Piya Hanvoravongchai

    Citation: Human Resources for Health 2003 1:6

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  13. Content type: Commentary

    This paper reviews the challenges facing the public health workforce in developing countries and the main policy issues that must be addressed in order to strengthen the public health workforce. The public hea...

    Authors: Robert Beaglehole and Mario R Dal Poz

    Citation: Human Resources for Health 2003 1:4

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