Technical consultation on Imbalances in the health workforce

World Health Organization, report

World Health Organization

Publication details

Number of pages: 25
Publication date: 2002
Languages: English


This is the report of a technical consultation on developing a framework and identifying methodology for tracking health workforce imbalances.

The meeting participants agreed on a framework that identifies labour market needs as a function of population health needs. Principles on indicators and monitoring strategies to track health workforce imbalances were developed, and areas for further research identified.