Health workforce

Health workforce requirements for universal health coverage and the Sustainable Development Goals

Human Resources for Health Observer - Issue No. 17

Publication details

Number of pages: 40
Publication date: October 2016
Languages: English
ISBN: 978 92 4 151140 7


The World Health Organization (WHO) Global Strategy on Human Resources for Health: Workforce 2030 sets out the policy agenda to ensure a workforce that is fit for purpose to attain the targets of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This background paper analyses the quantitative implications of and requirements for its implementation.