Transformative scale-up of health professional education

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Manuel Dayrit


In the light of the critical shortages in health workers in many parts of the world, countries are looking to their health and educational systems to increase their production of needed health professionals. The World Health Organization will be issuing global guidelines for scaling up and transforming health professional education so that it is responsive to the needs of populations. At the Fourth Geneva Conference on Person-Centered Care, the WHO initiative on the transformative scale- up of health professional education was presented and discussed. This paper documents the principal argumentation and details presented by Dr. Francesca Celletti of the WHO Department of Human Resources for Health.

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Fourth Geneva Conference on Person-centered Medicine: Education in person-centered medicine
Author Biography

Manuel Dayrit, World Health Organization

Director, World Health Organization Headquarters, Geneva, Switzerland


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