Health Worker Migration Global Policy Advisory Council Meeting/ Interregional Forum on Health Worker Migration in Madrid, Spain, 9-11 May 2010

WHO/Europe co-sponsored and facillitated the Health Worker Migration Global Policy Advisory Council Meeting/ Interregional Forum on Health Worker Migration in Madrid, Spain, 9-11 of May 2010.

The Council is a partnership of the Global Health Workforce Alliance, Realizing Rights/ Global Health & Development and the World Health Organization. The meeting also included additional participants from the African, European and North America Regions to enable a more comprehensive inter-regional dialogue.

The meeting provided an important and creative platform for forward-thinking and solutions-oriented dialogue on the critical issue of health worker migration and came at an opportune time, preceding the 63rd Session of the World Health Assembly (held from 17-21 May) where the WHO Code of Practice was addressed.