Health workforce policies in the WHO European Region: Background Paper for the 59th Regional Committee Meeting



This document, together with background document EUR/RC59/BD/1, A World Health Organization code of practice on the international recruitment of health personnel, summarizes the progress made since 2007 at both global and regional levels in drawing up a code of practice for ethical and equitable recruitment of health professionals and their migration, discusses pros and cons of the main policy options and outlines the activities that will be continued into the biennium 2010–2011.