Health Accounts

New publication:

Handbook on monitoring and evaluation of human resources for health, with special applications in low- and middle-income countries

Handbook on monitoring and evaluation of human resources for health

Publication details

Editors: Mario R Dal Poz, Neeru Gupta, Estelle Quain and Agnes LB Soucat
Number of pages: 196
Publication date: September 2009
Languages: English, French and Spanish
ISBN: 978 92 4 154770 3

This Handbook offers health managers, researchers and policy makers a comprehensive and standard reference for monitoring and evaluating human resources for health. It brings together an analytical framework with strategy options for improving the health workforce information and evidence base, as well as country experiences to highlight approaches that have worked. A joint publication of the World Health Organization, World Bank and United States Agency for International Development, it is available in English, French and Spanish. (A Portuguese version is also forthcoming.)

Chapter 6 is on Measuring expenditure on the health workforce: concepts, data sources and methods.

The handbook can be purchased from WHO Press.

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