U.N. Commission Calls For Investments In Global Health Workforce To Attain SDGs
WHO/ILO/OECD: U.N. Commission: New investments in global health workforce will create jobs and drive economic growth
“The presidents of France and South Africa [Tuesday] called for urgent investments globally to create new jobs in the health sector in order to prevent a projected shortfall of 18 million health workers primarily in low- and lower-middle-income countries, and help countries to maximize the social and economic benefits of increased health employment. … The commission made 10 recommendations for realizing [gains in health, global security, and inclusive economic growth], through appropriate investments in health employment that can power economies, move countries closer to universal health coverage, and act as a bulwark against outbreaks…” (9/20).
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