Understanding the labour market of human resources for health in Kenya

Universal health coverage depends on having the necessary human resources to deliver health care services. Kenya is among the African countries currently experiencing a crisis in the area of human resources for health (HRH). The major causes of the crisis include inadequate and inequitable distribution of health workers; high staff turnover; weak development, planning and management of the health workforce; deficient information systems; high migration and high vacancy rates; insufficient education capacity to supply the desired levels of health workers needed by the market; inadequate wages a ... Show more

Authors: Kiambati, Harrison; Kiio, Caroline; Toweett, John

Published: Geneva, Switzerland, World Health Organization, 2013

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Physical description: 26 p.

Access item: http://www.who.int/hrh/tools/Kenya_final.pdf?ua=1

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