What steps can improve and promote investment in the health and care workforce?

The COVID-19 pandemic highlights the need for urgent investment in health and care workforce (HCWF) education, employment, and retention. Top-level political commitment is crucial to address workforce shortages, with evidence showing the HCWF’s significant contributions to the economy and societal well-being. The oversupply of workers, along with targeted education investments, is proposed as a solution. Protection measures, including decent working conditions and gender equality, are vital for retention. Coordinated domestic and international investments, increased development assistance, and solidarity at various levels are essential for sustained HCWF support.

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Type
Policy & Policy Analysis
Theme
Health systems and services, primary health care, integrated systems, prevention services, health workforce
Country
Denmark
Level
International
Year
2023


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