Human Resources for Health: Global Shortage

Human Resources for Health: Global Shortage

Worldwide there is a shortage of health personnel. Especially developing countries are affected, where the health systems are already weak. The shortage is threatening the health of the poorest. (Photo: DFID-UK Department for International Development/flickr)

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Aug 15, 2019

Heatwaves Increase Emergency Admissions to Swiss Hospitals

Press release

Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institut (Swiss TPH)

Swiss TPH The fact that heat threatens people's well-being comes as no surprise. The first scientific evaluation of the extent to which heatwaves influence emergency ...

Aug 05, 2019

L’aide aux étudiantes infirmières redémarre à Matagalpa, Nicaragua

Nicaragua | Centrale Sanitaire Suisse Romande (CSSR)

Centrale Sanitaire Suisse Romande (CSSR) Après une visite de terrain en avril au Nicaragua, la CSSR apporte des précisions sur un projet qui a com­mencé en début d’année et évoque des perspectives ...

Jul 12, 2019

Health worker transfer processes within the public health sector in Ghana

A study of three districts in the Eastern Region by the Swiss TPH, FAIRMED & University of Ghana

BioMed Central (BMC) "The lack of appropriate policies and procedures to ensure transparent transfer practices is an important source of dissatisfaction among health workers in ...

May 24, 2019

World Health Assembly Update

World Health Organisation (WHO) "Member States at the World Health Assembly today agreed three resolutions on universal health coverage (UHC). They focus on: primary healthcare, the role of ...

Mar 20, 2019

Delivered by Women, Led by Men: A Gender and Equity Analysis of the Global Health and Social Workforce

World Health Organisation (WHO) "The report, produced by the WHO Global Health Workforce Network’s Gender Equity Hub, (co chaired by WHO, and Women in Global Health), is the latest gender and ...

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