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Introduction to Human Resources for Health

In this video, Assefa Seme Deresse gives an overview of Human resources for health. (Step 4.3)

Assefa Seme Deresse, MD, MPH School of Public Health, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia

As you listen to the lecture, consider your own experience – has your program, organization, or region experienced a critical shortage of health care workers? What have been some of the reasons for this?

Please take a moment to review Chapter 1 and Chapter 2 of ‘Working Together for Health: The World Health Report 2006’, listed below. These provide a detailed overview on the size and distribution of the healthcare workforce, key characteristics, and proposed strategies for meeting performance challenges.

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