Monitoring education and training for health workers
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This fact sheet, part of a series on health workforce statistics, provides recommendations on monitoring and evaluation of initiatives to scale up production of health workers through education and training.
Measuring and monitoring the whole education and training ‘pipeline’ is essential to the planning, management and quality control of the health workforce in a country. This requires timely and reliable data on each of its phases, including the pool of eligible candidates for education, the recruitment and selection of students, the capacity of education and training institutions, the output of education and training programmes, quality assurance controls, recruitment.