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Human resources for health in Africa

Agnes L. B. Soucat

Human resources for health in Africa

a new look at the crisis

by Agnes L. B. Soucat

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Published by International Bank for Reconstruction and Development/World Bank in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Health Manpower,
  • Education,
  • Health Personnel,
  • Organization & administration

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statement[edited by] Agnes Soucat, Richard Scheffler
    ContributionsWorld Bank
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25276636M
    ISBN 109780821395554, 9780821395585
    LC Control Number2012013536

    Chapter 5 Health and health status of the South African population Chapter 6 HIV, AIDS and tuberculosis in South Africa: trends, challenges and responses Chapter 7 Human resources for health and the health professions in South Africa Chapter 8 Health care financing and expenditure: post progress and remaining challenges. A Course Material On Human Resource Management. This note explains the following topics: Perspectives in Human Resource Management, Evolution of Human Resource Management, Challenges in Hrm, Role of Human Resource Manager, Human Resource Policies, The Concept of Best Fit Employee, Training and Executive Development, Sustaining Employee Interest, Performance . The Resource Book on Mental Health, Human Rights and Legislation was produced under the direction of Michelle Funk, Natalie Drew and Benedetto Saraceno, Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, World Health Organization. Writing team: Principal writers: Melvyn Freeman (formerly Department of Health, Pretoria, South Africa) and.


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