Filling the need for trusted information on national health issues…

Trending on kff Open Enrollment Medicare Part D Medicaid Expansion

Kaiser Daily Global Health Policy ReportHealth Workforce & Capacity Search Results « » The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Health Workforce & Capacity

  • your selections
Clear Search

Filter Results



  • results
Cuba’s Health Worker Training Programs Could Help Lessen Shortages Worldwide

The Lancet: Cuba’s focus on preventive medicine pays off “…There is currently a deficit of more than seven million doctors, nurses, and other skilled health professionals in the developing world, according to estimates from WHO. … So what is to be done? The answer, or at least a partial one,…

Strengthened Supply Chains Needed For Sustainable, Equitable Health

K4Health: Health Supply Chain Capacity Development: A Must for the Sustainable Development Goals and Health Equity Andrew N. Brown, consultant executive manager at People That Deliver (PtD), discusses the challenges and importance of improving health supply chains and their role in sustainable development and equitable access to medicine (1/20).

The Lancet Examines China’s Health Reform Challenges

The Lancet: Child health in China: great progress but challenges ahead Editorial Board “…Progress has been unprecedentedly astonishing for child survival in China, but so have been the existing and emerging challenges for child health. Huge disparities in child health remain pervasive in China. … Furthermore, China is short of…

U.N. SG Ban Condemns Suicide Bombing Near Pakistani Polio Vaccination Center

U.N. News Centre: Pakistan: Ban condemns suicide bombing near polio eradication center in Quetta “United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned [Wednesday’s] suicide bombing close to the premises of a polio eradication center in Quetta, Pakistan, reportedly killing at least 15 people, and wounding 25 others. ‘The secretary general reiterates…

Suicide Bomber Targets Polio Center In Pakistan’s Quetta, Killing At Least 14 People; Most Victims Police Preparing To Protect Vaccinators

Associated Press: Suicide attack on Pakistan polio center kills 15 “A suicide attack on a polio vaccination center in southwestern Pakistan on Wednesday killed 15 people, mainly police who had gathered to escort health workers, who have been repeatedly targeted in recent years by Islamic militants, officials said…” (Sattar/Shahzad, 1/13).…

WHO To Declare End Of Ebola Outbreak This Week; West Africa Takes Stock Of Economic Damage, Assesses Preparations For Next Outbreak

Agence France-Presse: WHO to declare Ebola outbreak over “The two-year Ebola epidemic which laid waste to communities across West Africa and killed more than 11,000 people is due to be declared over Thursday with Liberia expecting the all-clear…” (Dosso, 1/13). Agence France-Presse: West Africa counts economic cost as Ebola outbreak…

Opinion Piece Highlights 10 Memorable Global Health Moments In 2015

Huffington Post: 10 Defining Moments that Shaped Global Health in 2015 Margarite Nathe, senior editor and writer at IntraHealth International “When you look back on 2015, what will you remember? … Here are 10 of the moments that lit (or littered) our path to greater health and well-being in 2015:…