Midwifery Workforce Management and Innovation
2011, Background document for The State of the World’s Midwifery 2011
This paper focuses on three overarching aspects essential to midwifery workforce management: managing entry to the workforce, managing stay in the workforce, and managing exit from the workforce. Various factors influence midwifery recruitment (i.e. entry to the workforce), retention (i.e. staying in the workforce), and motivation to prevent exit from the midwifery workforce.