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WHO alliance aims to tackle the world's lack of health workers

BMJ 2006; 332 doi: (Published 01 June 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:1294
  1. Christiane Rehwagen
  1. BMJ

    A new global partnership that aims to improve the world's shortage of doctors, nurses, midwives, and other health workers was launched at last week's World Health Assembly in Geneva. The announcement came six weeks after the World Health Organization made the issue a priority in its annual report, in which it called for a global action plan to tackle the shortage of an estimated 4.2 million health workers. …

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