Addressing Noncommunicable Diseases - It Takes a Workforce!
2011, meeting report
Summary of Discussions at the Side Event at the First Global Forum on Noncommunicable Diseases, September 2011
"Addressing NCDs – It takes a Workforce", was organized by the Global Health Workforce Alliance (the Alliance) in close collaboration with the Governments of Japan and India, the Health Workforce Advocacy Initiative (HWAI), and Touch Foundation.
At the event, panelists and keynote speakers concurred that to effectively address the challenges posed by noncommunicable diseases, a prepared, motivated, supported and well functioning health workforce operating in a functional health system is fundamental.