Date: November 2011
This November provides decision-makers with two opportunities to make decisions which could make a huge difference to development and global health programmes.
Submitted by Niall Roche
Why do some low and middle income countries manage to achieve good health outcomes while others fail? What factors drive improvements in the health system and in access to primary health care? How can we act on the social determinants of health in cash-strapped economies?
DCU News Headlines: 'The Global Health Workforce: Pathways to Health', Symposium and learning event: School of Nursing and Human Sciences DCU, 20 October 2011
The School of Nursing and Human Sciences at DCU recently co-hosted a one day symposium and learning event on the theme of 'The Global Health Workforce: Pathways to Health'. The event was co-hosted with the Irish Forum for Global Health (IFGH), and the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, in association with Irish Aid. Health workers are the cornerstone of efforts to promote health and bring health services to those who need them, and more so in low income-countries where the needs are greatest.
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