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Second global forum on human resources for health

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The second global forum on human resources for health was held in Bangkok, Thailand, from 25 to 29 January 2011. It was jointly convened by the Alliance, the Prince Mahidol Award Conference, the World Health Organization and the Japan International Cooperation Agency. More than 1000 participants from 105 countries came together to review progress and renew committments to health workers.

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Second global forum on HRH - outcome statement [pdf 183kb]

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Health professions education directoryThe directory is meant to be a tool for all institutes, professionals, students, communities and other organizations interested in the process of educating health professionals in the countries of the Eastern Mediterranean Region. 

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Statistics and figures

Density of health workforce in the Region per 1000 in 2011

Physicians 1.2

Nurses 1.8

Dentists 0.3

Pharmacists 0.5