Health Workforce — Nursing and midwifery
- developing targets and action plans for the development of nursing and midwifery, as an integral part of national or subnational health plans,
- forging strong, interdisciplinary health teams to address health and health system priorities,
- participating in the ongoing work of WHO’s initiatives on scaling up transformative education and training in nursing and midwifery,
- collaborating within their regions and with the nursing and midwifery professions in the strengthening of national or subnational legislation and regulatory processes that govern those professions,
- strengthening the dataset on nurses and midwives as an integral part of the national and subnational health workforce information systems,
- harnessing the knowledge and expertise of nursing and midwifery researchers,
- engaging actively the expertise of nurses and midwives in the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of health and health system policy and programming,
- implementing strategies for enhancement of interprofessional education and collaborative practice,
- including nurses and midwives in the development and planning of human resource programmes that support incentives for recruitment, retention and strategies for improving workforce issues,
- implementing the WHO Global Code of Practice on the International Recruitment of Health Personnel.
- Strategic Directions for Strengthening Nursing and Midwifery—2011-2015
Nursing and midwifery scope at WHO "brochure"
- Operational Modalities
- Progress Report