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This article summarizes the key features of the World Health Organization's Framework for Action on Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice. The Framework is a call for action to policy-makers, decision-makers, educators, health workers, community leaders, and global health advocates to move toward embedding interprofessional education and(More)
The urgency for action to enhance human resources for health internationally was recently highlighted by the World Health Report 2006: Working Together for Health which revealed an estimated worldwide shortage of almost 4.3 million doctors, midwives, nurses and support workers. 1 The 59th World Health Assembly recognized this crisis and adopted a resolution(More)
OBJECTIVE To (1) provide a contextual analysis of the Caribbean region with respect to forces shaping the current and emerging nursing workforce picture in the region; (2) discuss country-specific case(s) within the Caribbean; and (3) describe the Managed Migration Program as a potential framework for addressing regional and global nurse migration issues.(More)
  • Jean Yan
  • 2006
Countries of the Caribbean face critical challenges in nurse migration and health services delivery. They are experiencing two types of migration-country-to-country migration within the Caribbean and migration from the Caribbean to developed countries, including the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Aggressive international recruitment(More)
The numbers of migrating health workers have increased significantly over the past few decades and patterns of global migration have become more complex as increasing demand for health workers in the world's wealthiest countries has resulted in large numbers of health workers migrating from lower-income countries to work in higher-income countries. 1 Health(More)
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