Toward Interventions in Human Resources for Health in Ghana: by Ebenezer Appiah-Denkyira, Christopher H. Herbst, Agnes

By Ebenezer Appiah-Denkyira, Christopher H. Herbst, Agnes Soucat, Christophe Lemiere, Karima Saleh

Regardless of a few fresh successes in Ghana, additional advancements in healthiness results are partially hampered by way of the inability of expert carrier services, or human assets for wellbeing and fitness (HRH), fairly in rural parts, the place serious wellbeing and fitness companies are wanted so much. to deal with the shortcoming of knowledge and consultant the advance of regulations and courses on HRH, towards Interventions in Human assets for overall healthiness in Ghana: proof for future health group making plans and effects goals to color a complete photo of HRH, consolidating new and present facts at the inventory, distribution, and function of h ealth staff to target the what, as in what's the scenario on HRH? and the how, as in How is that this state of affairs defined? The booklet highlights new facts on the various underlying determinants affecting the inventory, distribution, and function of medical experts in Ghana, together with medical examiner construction and attrition, potential to control HRH, the potential of wellbeing and fitness education associations, and medical expert repayment. coverage techniques on HRH also are mentioned, as is the fi scal and political atmosphere had to enhance and enforce such interventions. the information and findings offered during this e-book are the results of prolonged and shut collaboration among the Ghana Technical operating workforce on HRH (led by means of the Ministry of healthiness) and the realm Bank’s Africa zone Technical workforce on HRH. the knowledge during this ebook will offer a greater foundation for Ghanaian determination makers and exterior companions to have a discussion on HRH and comparable regulations. extra largely, towards Interventions in Human assets for wellbeing and fitness in Ghana: facts for future health team making plans and effects can be of curiosity to all these operating to enhance human assets for future health in Africa and past.

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66 (2007) Sources: Data for Cameroon, Kenya, Ethiopia, and Tanzania: AHWO 2012; data for Côte d’Ivoire: CSR-Health Côte d’Ivoire 2010; data for Ghana: GHS Human Resource Department 2009, data from the Integrated Personnel ­Payroll Database; data on GDP: World Bank 2012. Note: Public personnel include clinical and nonclinical workers. a. This figure does not include the 18,950 trainees on the Ministry of Health payroll. Despite the comparatively higher number of health workers in Ghana, only about 60 percent of personnel employed by the public health sector (27,335) are clinical health workers.

He has also served as a consultant for the World Bank, Africa Technical Health Unit, on projects in Ghana and Liberia. He holds a PhD in Economics from Georgetown University, where he was awarded the Razin Prize for the best dissertation in Economics. Editors and Contributors xxix Alexander Preker is head of the Health Industry and Investment Policy Analysis for the Investment Climate Department of the World Bank Group and a Distinguished Visiting Executive at the Columbia University Business School in New York City.

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