Health workforce

WHO Global Health Workforce Statistics

2013 update

Global Atlas of the Health Workforce

There is a growing need for high quality information on human resources in health systems to inform decision making for policies and programs at the national and international levels. The Human Resources for Health team in WHO collects and compiles cross-nationally comparable data on health workers in all 193 WHO Member States in an effort to serve this need.

When citing from the WHO Global Health Workforce Statistics database, please acknowledge appropriately the source of the data.
Suggested reference: Global Health Workforce Statistics database, World Health Organization, Geneva. (http://www.who.int/hrh/statistics/hwfstats/)

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