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BACKGROUND Since the early 2000s, there have been large increases in donor financing of human resources for health (HRH), yet few studies have examined their effects on health systems. OBJECTIVE To determine the scope and impact of investments in HRH by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Global Fund), the largest investor in HRH(More)
The importance of the health workforce for health systems performance, quality of care and achieving the Millennium Development Goals is widely recognized. This document provides guidance for the evaluation of the health workforce situation and for the development of health workforce strategies. It contains a method for assessing the fi nancial, educational(More)
BACKGROUND Increased immunization coverage is an important step towards fulfilling the Millennium Development Goal of reducing childhood mortality. Recent cross-sectional and cross-national research has indicated that physician, nurse and midwife densities may positively influence immunization coverage. However, little is known about relationships between(More)
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