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  1. General practitioners (GP) are the gatekeepers of residents' health, 2021 is the 10th year of the establishment of the GP system in China. This study aims to assess the equity and trends of GP allocation in Ch...

    Authors: Ruxin Kou, Kangni Mei, Yuqing Bi, Jingwen Huang, Shilan Yang, Kexuan Chen and Wei Li
    Citation: Human Resources for Health 2023 21:61
  2. During epidemics such as COVID-19, healthcare workers (HCWs) face several challenges, leading to a shortage and weakening of human resources. To address this issue, employing effective strategies is essential ...

    Authors: Sadra Valiee, Zahra Zarei Jelyani, Mohammad Kia, Ali Jajarmizadeh, Sajad Delavari, Naseh Shalyari and Milad Ahmadi Marzaleh
    Citation: Human Resources for Health 2023 21:60
  3. Healthcare professionals working in long-term care facilities reported heavy job demands and a lack of job resources during the 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. However, how job demands and resour...

    Authors: Renée A. Scheepers, Thijs van den Broek, Jane Murray Cramm, Harry Finkenflügel and Anna Petra Nieboer
    Citation: Human Resources for Health 2023 21:59
  4. There remains a question of whether graduates trained internally are different than those trained elsewhere. We examine the difference between physicians trained within our Graduate Medical Education (GME) pro...

    Authors: Stephen M. Wertheimer, Jerad A. Harris, J. Craig Collins, Nancy H. Spiegel and Gary W. Chien
    Citation: Human Resources for Health 2023 21:58
  5. There is a worldwide shortage of health workers against WHO recommended staffing levels to achieve Universal Health Coverage. To improve the performance of the existing health workforce a set of integrated hum...

    Authors: Tim Martineau, Wesam Mansour, Marjolein Dieleman, Patricia Akweongo, Samuel Amon, Kingsley Chikaphupha, Paul Mubiri and Joanna Raven
    Citation: Human Resources for Health 2023 21:57
  6. Primary care services are key to population health and for the efficient and equitable organisation of national health systems. This is why they are often financed through public funds. Primary care doctors ar...

    Authors: Giuliano Russo, Julian Perelman, Tomas Zapata and Milena Šantrić-Milićević
    Citation: Human Resources for Health 2023 21:55
  7. Training health extension workers on Implanon insertion offsite, or away from the workplace, can be cost-intensive, can depend on the human and financial resources of partners, and can compromise routine healt...

    Authors: Yewondwossen Tilahun, Bekele Belayihun, Luwam Teshome, Habtamu Zerihun and Mengistu Asnake
    Citation: Human Resources for Health 2023 21:56
  8. The World Health Organization’s Global Strategy on Human Resources for Health: Workforce 2030 identified a projected shortfall of 18 million health workers by 2030, primarily in low- and middle-income countrie...

    Authors: Remco van de Pas, Linda Mans and Myria Koutsoumpa
    Citation: Human Resources for Health 2023 21:54
  9. Medical disputes remain a global public health problem. However, an analysis of the characteristics and risk factors affecting the judgment results of medical damage liability disputes in second-instance and r...

    Authors: Yanfei Shen, Sheng Lei, Qi Wang, Hongjing Wang, Xiangyong Hao and Hui Cai
    Citation: Human Resources for Health 2023 21:53
  10. Community health workers (CHWs) are vital resources in delivering community-based primary health care, especially in low-and-middle-income countries (LMIC). However, few studies have investigated detailed time...

    Authors: Moses Banda Aron, Myness Kasanda Ndambo, Fabien Munyaneza, Manuel Mulwafu, Henry Makungwa, Basimenye Nhlema and Emilia Connolly
    Citation: Human Resources for Health 2023 21:51
  11. Physician Associate and Physician Associate comparable (PA/PA-comparable) professions are classified by the 2012 International Labour Classification of Occupations within ISCO group 2240 paramedical practition...

    Authors: Mary Showstark, Jami Smith and Trenton Honda
    Citation: Human Resources for Health 2023 21:50
  12. This study aimed to (1) investigate the expectations and preferences of PharmD students and practitioners regarding their role in the health care system, and (2) to contrast those expectations and preferences ...

    Authors: Suha A. AlMuhaissen, Eman Elayeh, Rawia Sharaydih, Taibah M. Abdullah, Aseel AlShalalfeh and Hatim S. AlKhatib
    Citation: Human Resources for Health 2023 21:49
  13. In low-resource settings, access to basic rehabilitation could be supplemented by community-level interventions provided by community health workers, health volunteers, or family caregivers. Yet, it is unclear...

    Authors: Anne Kumurenzi, Julie Richardson, Lehana Thabane, Jeanne Kagwiza, Gerard Urimubenshi, Leah Hamilton, Jackie Bosch and Tiago Jesus
    Citation: Human Resources for Health 2023 21:48
  14. Continuing professional development (CPD) is required for health workers in practice to update knowledge and skills regularly to match the changing complexity of healthcare needs. The objective of this study w...

    Authors: Endale Hadgu Gebregzabher, Firehiwot Tesfaye, Waqtola Cheneke, Abebe Edao Negesso and Gizachew Kedida
    Citation: Human Resources for Health 2023 21:47
  15. The eye care workforce, particularly in lower resource settings, face challenges of limited integration into the health system, limited workforce capacity, mismatch of workforce to population need and poor qua...

    Authors: Mitasha Yu, Stuart Keel, Silvio Mariotti, Jody-Anne Mills and Andreas Müller
    Citation: Human Resources for Health 2023 21:46
  16. Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies and data science models may hold potential for enabling an understanding of global health inequities and support decision-making related toward possible interventions....

    Authors: Seble Frehywot and Yianna Vovides
    Citation: Human Resources for Health 2023 21:45
  17. Psychosocial support programs are a way for hospitals to support the mental health of their staff. However, while support is needed, utilization of support by hospital staff remains low. This study aims to ide...

    Authors: Frank van de Baan, Lieze Poesen, Daan Westra, Bram Fleuren, Dirk Ruwaard, Fred Zijlstra and Rachel Gifford
    Citation: Human Resources for Health 2023 21:44
  18. High turnover rates have been a problem for Norwegian child welfare and protection services for years. The main aim of this study was to identify which factors affect Norwegian child welfare and protection (CW...

    Authors: Kristel Høie Nilsen, Camilla Lauritzen, Svein Arild Vis and Anita Iversen
    Citation: Human Resources for Health 2023 21:43
  19. Global chronic health worker shortages and stagnating routine immunization rates require new strategies to increase vaccination coverage and equity. As trained, trusted members of their local communities, comm...

    Authors: Rebecca Alban, Emily Gibson, Jenny Payne and Tafwirapo Chihana
    Citation: Human Resources for Health 2023 21:42
  20. Development partners and global health initiatives are important actors in financing health systems in many countries. Despite the importance of the health workforce to the attainment of global health targets,...

    Authors: Andrea Nove, Onyema Ajuebor, Khassoum Diallo, James Campbell and Giorgio Cometto
    Citation: Human Resources for Health 2023 21:41
  21. Doctors and nurses play a fundamental role in maintaining global health systems and achieving universal health care coverage. However, significant shortages persist, and little is known about the popularity of...

    Authors: Luyang Guo and Kit-Tai Hau
    Citation: Human Resources for Health 2023 21:40
  22. Health worker (HW) retention in the public health sector in Uganda is an enduring health system constraint. Although previous studies have examined the retention of in-service HWs, there is little research foc...

    Authors: Henry Zakumumpa, Joseph Rujumba, Marjorie Kyomuhendo, llyse Stempler and Woldekidan Amde
    Citation: Human Resources for Health 2023 21:38
  23. This commentary brings together theory, evidence and lessons from 15 years of gender and HRH analyses conducted in health systems in six WHO regions to address selected data-related aspects of WHO’s 2016 Globa...

    Authors: Constance Newman, Alice Nayebare, Ndeye Mingue Ndiate Ndiaye Gacko, Patrick Okello, Abdou Gueye, Sujata Bijou, Selly Ba, Sokhna Gaye, N’deye Coumba, Babacar Gueye, Yankouba Dial and Maimouna N’doye
    Citation: Human Resources for Health 2023 21:37
  24. This paper responds to Asante et al. (in Hum Resour Health, 2014), providing an updated picture of the impacts of Cuban medical training in the Pacific region based on research carried out in 2019–2021, which ...

    Authors: Sharon McLennan and Cristine Werle
    Citation: Human Resources for Health 2023 21:36
  25. Ethiopia has been providing health care to its rural population since 2004 using female Community Health Workers called Health Extension Workers (HEWs). The HEWs are credited with several achievements in impro...

    Authors: Yohannes Ejigu, Netsanet Abera, Werissaw Haileselassie, Negalign Berhanu, Biniyam Tadesse Haile, Frehiwot Nigatu, Nurhan Tewfik, Yibeltal Kiflie, Girmay Medhin, Fasil Walelign, Mekdes Demissie, Setegn Tigabu, Daniel Taddesse, Tegene Legese Dadi and Alula Teklu
    Citation: Human Resources for Health 2023 21:35
  26. Safe and timely anesthesia services are an integral component of modern health care systems. There are, however, increasing concerns about the availability of anesthesia services in Canada. Thus, a comprehensi...

    Authors: Sarah Simkin, Beverley A. Orser, C. Ruth Wilson and Ivy Lynn Bourgeault
    Citation: Human Resources for Health 2023 21:34
  27. Overall, resilient health systems build upon sufficient, qualified, well-distributed, and motivated health workers; however, this precious resource is limited in numbers to meet people’s demands, particularly ...

    Authors: Quinhas Fernandes, Orvalho Augusto, Helena Machai, James Pfeiffer, Marco Carone, Norton Pinto, Naziat Carimo, Isaías Ramiro, Stephen Gloyd and Kenneth Sherr
    Citation: Human Resources for Health 2023 21:33
  28. The crisis in human resources for health is observed worldwide, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa. Many studies have demonstrated the importance of human resources for health as a major pillar for the proper ...

    Authors: Charles Ruhangaza Mushagalusa, Daniel Garhalangwanamuntu Mayeri, Bertin Kasongo, Aimé Cikomola, Sammuel Lwamushi Makali, Amani Ngaboyeka, Lili Chishagala, Albert Mwembo, Abdon Mukalay and Ghislain Balaluka Bisimwa
    Citation: Human Resources for Health 2023 21:32
  29. Inadequate distribution of the medical workforce in rural regions remains a key global challenge. Evidence of the importance of postgraduation (after medical school) rural immersion time and subsequent rural p...

    Authors: Matthew R. McGrail, Tiana Gurney, Jordan Fox, Priya Martin, Diann Eley, Bushra Nasir and Srinivas Kondalsamy-Chennakesavan
    Citation: Human Resources for Health 2023 21:31
  30. Health systems worldwide are faced with the challenge of adequately staffing their hospital services. Much of the current research and subsequent policy has been focusing on nurse staffing and minimum ratios t...

    Authors: Chiara Dall’Ora, Bruna Rubbo, Christina Saville, Lesley Turner, Jane Ball, Cheska Ball and Peter Griffiths
    Citation: Human Resources for Health 2023 21:30
  31. The technical advisory group of the World Health Organization (Geneva, Switzerland) has suggested person-centered and community-based mental health services in response to the long-term and far-reaching mental...

    Authors: Fauziah Rabbani, Samina Akhtar, Javeria Nafis, Shahid Khan, Sameen Siddiqi and Zul Merali
    Citation: Human Resources for Health 2023 21:29
  32. Critical care pharmacists improve the quality and efficiency of medication therapy whilst reducing treatment costs where they are available. UK critical care pharmacist deployment was described in 2015, highli...

    Authors: Mark Borthwick, Greg Barton, Christopher P. Ioannides, Ruth Forrest, Emma Graham-Clarke, Fraser Hanks, Christie James, David Kean, David Sapsford, Alan Timmins, Mark Tomlin, John Warburton and Richard S. Bourne
    Citation: Human Resources for Health 2023 21:28
  33. The unavailability of human and material resources can affect access to eye health services, constituting an obstacle in the fight against avoidable visual impairment. This study aimed to assess the availabili...

    Authors: Dulnério Barbosa Sengo, Zubair Momade Abudo Salamo, Isaura Ilorena d’Alva Brito dos Santos, Laura Mavota Mate, Sancho Manuel Chivinde, Raul Moragues, Pablo Caballero Pérez and Inmaculada López-Izquierdo
    Citation: Human Resources for Health 2023 21:27
  34. The increasing physical violence against doctors in the health sector has become an alarming global problem and a key concern for the health system in Bangladesh. This study aimed to determine the prevalence a...

    Authors: Md. Shahjalal, Mohammad Morshad Alam, Md. Nafiul Alam Khan, Arifa Sultana, Sanjana Zaman, Ahmed Hossain and Mohammad Delwer Hossain Hawlader
    Citation: Human Resources for Health 2023 21:26
  35. Although Saudi Arabia is a common destination to which nurses and doctors migrate, few studies have explored the pull factors attracting them to work in the Middle East and Saudi Arabia. This qualitative study...

    Authors: Husam Almansour, Ameera Aldossary, Sandra Holmes and Thamer Alderaan
    Citation: Human Resources for Health 2023 21:25
  36. In the quest to ensure that quality healthcare is provided to all citizens through building healthcare worker capacity and extending reach for expert services, Zambia’s Ministry of Health (MoH) in collaboratio...

    Authors: Brian Mubanga, Sombo Fwoloshi, Lastina Lwatula, Nomsa Siamwanza, Khozya Zyambo, Henry Sichinga, Hannah Tappis, Lloyd B. Mulenga, Aurthur Moonga, Lunga Ziko, Faith Simushi, Harry Madimba Massamba, Given Hapunda, Francis Sichimba, Hellen Mtonga and Maybin Kalubula
    Citation: Human Resources for Health 2023 21:24
  37. Health practitioner regulators throughout the world use continuing professional development (CPD) standards to ensure that registrants maintain, improve and broaden their knowledge, expertise and competence. A...

    Authors: Penelope Ann Elizabeth Main and Sarah Anderson
    Citation: Human Resources for Health 2023 21:23
  38. The COVID-19 pandemic led to worldwide health service disruptions, due mainly to insufficient staff availability. To gain insight into policy responses and engage with policy-makers, the World Health Organizat...

    Authors: Juana Paola Bustamante Izquierdo, E. Benjamín Puertas, Diana Hernández Hernández and Hernán Sepúlveda
    Citation: Human Resources for Health 2023 21:21
  39. Rural pipeline approach has recently gain prominent recognition in improving the availability of health workers in hard-to-reach areas such as rural and poor regions. Understanding implications for its success...

    Authors: Delphin Kolié, Remco Van De Pas, Laurence Codjia and Pascal Zurn
    Citation: Human Resources for Health 2023 21:20
  40. Missed nursing care undermines nursing standards of care and minimising this phenomenon is crucial to maintaining adequate patient safety and the quality of patient care. The concept is a neglected aspect of h...

    Authors: Abdulazeez Imam, Sopuruchukwu Obiesie, David Gathara, Jalemba Aluvaala, Michuki Maina and Mike English
    Citation: Human Resources for Health 2023 21:19
  41. COVID-19 has created unprecedented challenges for health systems worldwide. Since the confirmation of the first COVID-19 case in Ghana in March 2020 Ghanian health workers have reported fear, stress, and low p...

    Authors: Roxana Salehi, Stephanie de Young, Augustine Asamoah, Sawdah Esaka Aryee, Raymond Eli, Barbara Couper, Brian Smith, Charity Djokoto, Yaa Nyarko Agyeman, Abdul-Fatawu Suglo Zakaria, Nancy Butt, Amma Boadu, Felix Nyante, Gifty Merdiemah, Joseph Oliver-Commey, Lawrence Ofori-Boadu…
    Citation: Human Resources for Health 2023 21:18
  42. COVID-19 has reinforced the importance of having a sufficient, well-distributed and competent health workforce. In addition to improving health outcomes, increased investment in health has the potential to gen...

    Authors: Anup Karan, Himanshu Negandhi, Mehnaz Kabeer, Tomas Zapata, Dilip Mairembam, Hilde De Graeve, James Buchan and Sanjay Zodpey
    Citation: Human Resources for Health 2023 21:17
  43. This study aims to describe the training offered and the availability of professionals required by the Ministry of Health for mental health problems management in the community.

    Authors: Jackeline García-Serna, Guillermo Almeida-Huanca, Jeff Huarcaya-Victoria, Ana Lucia Vilela-Estrada, Jessica Hanae Zafra-Tanaka and David Villarreal-Zegarra
    Citation: Human Resources for Health 2023 21:16
  44. Mother–infant care (MIC) helpers have become an indispensable part in hospital services. In order to stabilize the MIC workforce, it is essential for administrators to have a solid understanding of what may in...

    Authors: Qingge Li, Yacen Li, Ying Jin and Suwen Feng
    Citation: Human Resources for Health 2023 21:15
  45. Health practitioner regulators throughout the world use registration standards to define the requirements health practitioners need to meet for registration. These standards commonly include recency of practic...

    Authors: Penelope Ann Elizabeth Main and Sarah Anderson
    Citation: Human Resources for Health 2023 21:14
  46. This systematic review and meta-analysis identified early evidence quantifying the disruption to the education of health workers by the COVID-19 pandemic, ensuing policy responses and their outcomes.

    Authors: Aikaterini Dedeilia, Michail Papapanou, Andreas N. Papadopoulos, Nina-Rafailia Karela, Anastasia Androutsou, Dimitra Mitsopoulou, Melina Nikolakea, Christos Konstantinidis, Manthia Papageorgakopoulou, Michail Sideris, Elizabeth O. Johnson, Siobhan Fitzpatrick, Giorgio Cometto, Jim Campbell and Marinos G. Sotiropoulos
    Citation: Human Resources for Health 2023 21:13