Health workforce

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.

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International Youth Day 2019: Role of mentors in nursing and midwifery education

With strong role models and mentors teaching tools of the trade and inspiring life-long devotion for the chosen profession, mentorship has become an important element of contemporary education. Nursing and midwifery are no exception.

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Lauren 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.