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Many nurses do not receive any training on giving evidence to review tribunals - News-Medical.net

Many nurses do not receive any training on giving evidence to review tribunals
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UK law now requires mental health nurses to testify at patient review hearings if asked.
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Shortage of nurses 'killing thousands of patients a year': Patients more ... - Daily Mail

Shortage of nurses 'killing thousands of patients a year': Patients more ... - Daily Mail | The health workforce agenda | Scoop.it
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This research shows what many other studies have demonstrated, the less qualified nurses you have the poor the care and the higher patient mortality.
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Many Egyptian doctors refuse to treat HIV-positive patients - Catholic Online

Many Egyptian doctors refuse to treat HIV-positive patients - Catholic Online | The health workforce agenda | Scoop.it
Many Egyptian doctors refuse to treat HIV-positive patientsCatholic OnlineWhile AIDS has devastated Sub-Saharan Africa, wiping out entire villages, the race to educated and treat cases of HIV infection is very slow to take place in North Africa and...
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Awaiting the new foot soldiers of community health care - The Hindu

Awaiting the new foot soldiers of community health care - The Hindu | The health workforce agenda | Scoop.it
Awaiting the new foot soldiers of community health careThe HinduThey will have a clear career progression path as “health officers” up to the district level.
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Shortage of Health IT Workers Worsens

Shortage of Health IT Workers Worsens | The health workforce agenda | Scoop.it
Federal incentives haven\'t offset the shortfalls.
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Trained midwives can bring down neonatal deaths: Experts - GreaterKashmir.com

Trained midwives can bring down neonatal deaths: Experts - GreaterKashmir.com | The health workforce agenda | Scoop.it
Trained midwives can bring down neonatal deaths: ExpertsGreaterKashmir.comSrinagar, Oct 2: Expressing serious concern over the rising neonate deaths in Jammu and Kashmir, a National Level Conference that concluded here stressed the role of Skilled...
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Saving Mothers: Partnering with Community Health Workers Globally

Saving Mothers: Partnering with Community Health Workers Globally | The health workforce agenda | Scoop.it
This project is to help thousands of women in the Domincan Republic with gynecological problems. (We're <$500 away from hitting our goal to bring care to Dominican Republic! Help us cross the finish line!
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Nurses Required Urgently For Medical Center Ajman - Maxi24 UAE

Nurses Required Urgently For Medical Center Ajman - Maxi24 UAE | The health workforce agenda | Scoop.it
We require Nurses urgently for our Medical Center in Ajman UAE BS in Nursing having 3 years Experience Must have MOH License Salary ranging from AED 1500 to AED 2000 Preferably on Husband Visa living (Nurses Required Urgently for Medical Center Ajman...
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Global Research Nurses to launch this week in Malawi - News-Medical.net

Global Research Nurses to launch this week in MalawiNews-Medical.netToday sees the launch of Global Research Nurses, a new interactive network which allows nurses around the world to become a leading voice in global health research.
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$300K grant to boost nursing education - Helena Independent Record

$300K grant to boost nursing education - Helena Independent Record | The health workforce agenda | Scoop.it
$300K grant to boost nursing educationHelena Independent RecordThe grant's goals include increasing the number of hospitals that provide incentives for nurses seeking higher degrees; establishing common admission standards at all two-year nursing...
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Nurses and Midwives Trained On Commodity Contraceptive - AllAfrica.com

Nurses and Midwives Trained On Commodity Contraceptive - AllAfrica.com | The health workforce agenda | Scoop.it
Nurses and Midwives Trained On Commodity ContraceptiveAllAfrica.comNbr — The regional health management team of North Bank Region west based at Essau has recently concluded a four-day capacity development training for nurses and midwives in the...
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Amanda Glassman et al: A post 2015 development goal for health—should it be universal health coverage?

Amanda Glassman et al: A post 2015 development goal for health—should it be universal health coverage? | The health workforce agenda | Scoop.it
As 2015 approaches and the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) expire, the global health community is discussing the options for the next se (Good intro to issues in #uhc debate: Amanda Glassman et al: A post 2015 development goal for health, should...
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African Midwives Save Lives

African Midwives Save Lives | The health workforce agenda | Scoop.it
Can you imagine delivering a baby in the middle of the night with no light except the glow of a mobile phone? Without any water or electricity? Without even a bed or sheets for that matter? Esther Madudu, a 32-year-old Ugandan midwife, can.
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WHO/World Bank ministerial meeting recognizes the health workforce as important component in moving forward on universal health coverage

WHO/World Bank ministerial meeting recognizes the health workforce as important component in moving forward on universal health coverage | The health workforce agenda | Scoop.it
19 February 2013 GENEVA - Top officials from health and finance ministries from 27 countries joined other high-level health and development stakeholders at a two-day meeting this week in Geneva to discuss ways that countries are progressing towards...
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More students want to be doctors than ever before - Washington Post (blog)

More students want to be doctors than ever before - Washington Post (blog) | The health workforce agenda | Scoop.it
More students want to be doctors than ever beforeWashington Post (blog)Doctors don't seem to be especially enthusiastic about their work these days. One recent survey of over 13,000 physicians found 84 to say the profession is in decline.
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Doctors warm to new pay models - Boston Globe

Doctors warm to new pay modelsBoston GlobeDoctors in Massachusetts may be looking a bit more favorably on new payment methods created under state and federal laws, according to a survey of 1,095 practicing physicians by the Massachusetts Medical...
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1700 nursing-home staff needed - AsiaOne

1700 nursing-home staff needed - AsiaOne | The health workforce agenda | Scoop.it
AsiaOne1700 nursing-home staff neededAsiaOneSINGAPORE - About 1,700 health-care workers will be needed to cater to the demands of the 10 new nursing homes to be built within communities, said Health Minister Gan Kim Yong yesterday.
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Experts will provide technical support on health financing of the universal health coverage scheme | UHC Forward: Towards Universal Health Coverage

@harvardhsph experts 2 provide tech support on financing of #india #UHC http://t.co/tE3y0Ipa...
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For universal health coverage, Plan Panel to train quacks - Indian Express

For universal health coverage, Plan Panel to train quacks - Indian Express | The health workforce agenda | Scoop.it
For universal health coverage, Plan Panel to train quacks - The Planning Commission has proposed to train registered medical practitioners, commonly referred to as quacks, to ensur (For universal health coverage, Plan Panel to train quacks
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Nurses' Guide to Understanding Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests e-book downloadsNurses' Guide to Understanding Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests book downloadDenise D. Wilson and WilsonDownloa...

Nurses' Guide to Understanding Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests e-book downloadsNurses' Guide to Understanding Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests book downloadDenise D. Wilson and WilsonDownloa... | The health workforce agenda | Scoop.it
Nurses' Guide to Understanding Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests e-book downloads Nurses' Guide to Understandin http://t.co/zvUnebS2...
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Nurses Seek Expanded Role - Wall Street Journal

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Nurses Seek Expanded RoleWall Street JournalA federal agency is weighing whether to reimburse a specialized type of nurse for giving chronic-pain treatments, a move opposed by some doctors and one that critics say could complicate the battle...
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The Global Health Media Project

The Global Health Media Project | The health workforce agenda | Scoop.it

“Providing access to reliable health information for health workers is potentially the single most cost effective and achievable strategy for sustainable improvement in health care in developing countries. Global Health Media Project was founded to put practical, life-saving knowledge into the hands of healers at the point of care. It promotoes the use of short engaging videos  to help health workers gain the knowledge and basic skills known to save lives.


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Doctor Visits Dropping, New Census Figures Show - New York Times

Doctor Visits Dropping, New Census Figures Show - New York Times | The health workforce agenda | Scoop.it
Washington TimesDoctor Visits Dropping, New Census Figures ShowNew York TimesWASHINGTON — Americans of working age are going to the doctor less frequently than they were 10 years ago, according to a new report by the Census Bureau.
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Launch of the Lancet Series on Universal Health Coverage by Results for Development

Launch of the Lancet Series on Universal Health Coverage by Results for Development | The health workforce agenda | Scoop.it
Watch Results for Development's Launch of the Lancet Series on Universal Health Coverage on Livestream.com.
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How Could A Shortage of Doctors Affect Your Health Care? | Get ...

How Could A Shortage of Doctors Affect Your Health Care? | Get ... | The health workforce agenda | Scoop.it
Most Americans don't have problems seeing their doctor, or a specialist when they need to. As such, most Americans may be totally are unaware of the doctor shortage that the United States is facing.
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