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Regional Committee resolutions 

EM/RC56/R.10

A World Health Organization code of practice on the international recruitment of health personnel [pdf 17kb] | Technical paper [pdf 116.11kb]

EM/RC55/R.5

Promoting nursing and midwifery development in the Eastern Mediterranean Region [pdf 21kb] | Technical paper [pdf 130.57kb]

EM/RC50/R.9

Accreditation of hospitals and medical education institutions [pdf 20kb] | Technical paper [pdf 117kb]

EM/RC49/R.11

Health professions education [pdf 11kb] | Technical paper [pdf 900kb]

EM/RC45/R.12

Improving the quality of nursing and midwifery in the Eastern Mediterranean Region [pdf 23kb] | Technical paper [pdf 422.26kb]

EM/RC41/R.10

The need for national planning for nursing and midwifery in the Eastern Mediterranean Region [pdf 31.50kb] | Technical paper [pdf 1Mb]

EM/RC35/R.10

Report on progress in health manpower development in the Region [pdf 29kb] | Technical paper [pdf 291kb]

World Health Assembly resolutions on health workforce development

WHA67.34  WHA_Resolution.pdf

WHA64.7 Strengthening nursing and midwifery [pdf 18.60kb]
WHA63.16 WHO Global Code of Practice on the International Migration of Health Personnel [pdf 32.35kb]
WHA62.12 Primary health care, including health system strengthening  [pdf 18kb]
WHA59.27 Strengthening nursing and midwifery [pdf 197kb]
WHA59.23 Rapid scaling up of health workforce production [pdf 193kb]
WHA57.19 International migration of health personnel: a challenge for health [pdf 23.21kb]
WHA54.12 Strengthening nursing and midwifery [pdf 11kb]
EB107.R2 Strengthening nursing and midwifery [pdf 11kb]
WHA49.1 Strengthening nursing and midwifery [pdf 66kb]
WHA48.8 Reorienting of medical education and medical practice for health [pdf 12kb]
WHA47.9 Maternal and child health and family planning: Quality of care [pdf 11kb]
WHA45.5 Strengthening nursing and midwifery in support of strategies for health for all [pdf 11kb]
EB87.R23 WHO Fellowships [pdf 10kb]
WHA43.19 The role of health research [pdf 12kb]
WHA42.27 Strengthening nursing and midwifery in support of strategies for health for all [pdf 11kb]
WHA36.11 The role of nursing/midwifery personnel in the strategy of health for all [pdf 9kb]
WHA30.48 The role of nursing/midwifery personnel in primary health care [pdf 11kb]
WHA3.67 Increasing and improving the supply and use of nurses [pdf 7kb]
WHA2.77 Expert committee on nursing [pdf 7kb]

Health professions education directory

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