Logo - springer
Slogan - springer

Public Health | Human Resources for Health

Human Resources for Health
BioMed Central

Human Resources for Health

Editor-in-Chief: Mario D. Poz

ISSN: 1478-4491 (electronic version)

Journal no. 12960

BioMed Central

Open access BioMed Central
  • About this journal

  • Published in collaboration with the World Health Organization
  • Analytical approach to the processes of development, deployment and evaluation of the health workforce
  • Welcomes articles concerning health workforce issues in developing countries
  • Over 800,000 article accesses in 2014

Human Resources for Health publishes on all aspects concerning the information, planning, production, management and governance of human resources for health. The journal encourages debate on health sector reforms and their link with human resources issues. It disseminates research on health workforce policy, the health labour market, health workforce practice, development of knowledge tools and implementation mechanisms nationally and internationally; as well as specific features of the health workforce, such as the impact of management of health workers' performance and its link with health outcomes.

Related subjects » Public Health - Social Policy / Labor / Population Economics

Impact Factor: 1.922 (2013) * 

Journal Citation Reports®, Thomson Reuters

Abstracted/Indexed in 

PubMed/Medline, PubMed, PubMedCentral, SCOPUS, Google Scholar, EBSCO, CSA, CAB International, Academic OneFile, Academic Search, ASFA, CAB Abstracts, CINAHL, CSA Environmental Sciences, Global Health, Health Reference Center Academic, OCLC, SCImago, Summon by ProQuest, Thomson Reuters (ISI)

Read This journal on BioMed Central

For authors and editors


  • Journal Citation Reports®, Thomson Reuters
    2013 Impact Factor
  • 1.922