Human resources impact assessment.

  title={Human resources impact assessment.},
  author={W I M Van Lerberghe and Orvill Adams and Paulo Ferrinho},
  journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization},
  volume={80 7},
For decades, discussions on human resources in health have ended with a ritual call for more and better manpower planning. But this traditional wisdom has been discredited by unrealistic or vague targets, based all too often on information that was inaccurate, outdated and unrelated to the policy agenda. Nevertheless, in as labourintensive a domain as delivering health care, reform does entail far-reaching adjustments in the workforce and a new definition of the roles of health workers (see… CONTINUE READING


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 12 extracted citations

The Supply of Doctors in Australia : Is There A Shortage ?

Abhaya Kamalakanthan, Sukhan Jackson
View 5 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

What difference does ("good") HRM make?

Human resources for health • 2004
View 1 Excerpt

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…