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Handbook on monitoring and evaluation of human resources for health [pdf 3.86Mb]

Shortage and maldistribution of trained health workers is one of the most important constraints to strengthening the delivery of primary and other health services. This Handbook aims to strengthen that technical capacity. It offers health managers, researchers and policy makers a comprehensive and standard reference for monitoring and evaluating human resources for health.
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WHO country assessment tool on the uses and sources for human resources for health data [pdf 251kb]

The need for accurate, timely and effective human resources for health data is necessary to inform the development of policies on human resources for health in countries. This diagnostic tool contains questions intended to gather information on the uses, type and quality of data on HRH at institutional level in countries.
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WHO Global Code of Practice on the International Recruitment of Health Personnel [pdf 302kb]

The Code aims to establish and promote voluntary principles and practices for the ethical international recruitment of health personnel and to facilitate the strengthening of health systems. It was designed by Member States to serve as a continuous and dynamic framework for global dialogue and cooperation.
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Workload Indicators of Staffing Need (WISN)

The WISN software application is a tool for using a computer to record, analyze, and report data related to staffing status and requirements at health facilities.

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