The health workforce is central to managing and delivering health services in all countries. The ability of health systems to perform well and respond appropriately to the new challenges they face is strongly influenced by the availability of health workers with relevant skills, in sufficient numbers, located where they are needed, and working in an environment that motivates and engages them.More on recent global and regional efforts
Top storyInternational Women’s Day: women in health innovating for change
The theme for International Women’s Day 2019 – “Think equal, build smart, innovate for change” – underscores the important role that women and girls have in building more inclusive systems, efficient services and sustainable infrastructure to accelerate the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.
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MultimediaLauren Marie Grech, midwifery student, Malta
Through her experience training to be a midwife, Lauren describes how societal developments and technology are changing this health profession.