Jim Campbell begins his tenure as Executive Director

Dr James Campbell

Jim Campbell from UK officially takes up his post as Executive Director, Global Health Workforce Alliance, (GHWA)and Director of the Health Workforce Department, at the World Health Organization (HWF/WHO) effective today,1st July 2014.

Dr Campbell is widely recognized as a keen advocate and champion of HRH issues and has worked closely with WHO and GHWA on several occasions. His collaboration includes work on the Global Code of Practice on the International Recruitment of Health Personnel (2010), WHO policy recommendations on 'Increasing access to health workers in remote and rural areas through improved retention' (2010) and 'A Universal Truth: No Health Without a Workforce' launched at the Third Global Forum on Human Resources for Health in Recife, Brazil (2013).

The Alliance Secretariat wishes him every success in this exciting endeavor and counts on his leadership and guidance as we enter a critical and exciting era in human resources for health.