This issue addresses the special theme of retaining health workers in remote and rural areas
Chile; Combined incentives work; Cuba; Calling all doctors; Ghana; Incentives for medical students; Kenya, South Africa & Thailand; Attracting nurses to rural areas; Norway; Dealing with doctor shortages; Ethiopia and Rwanda ; Who wants a rural health post? ; Nigeria; Pilot insurance plan; Rising to the challenge; Senegal; Solving regional differences; Global; Where have all the nurses gone?; Decentralized health financing; Does compulsory service work?; Getting staff to stay in rural areas; The role of medical schools ; Where do we stand on the Millennium Development Goals?