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Human Resources for Health

Human Resources for Health

Editor-in-Chief: Mario Dal Poz

ISSN: 1478-4491 (electronic version)

Journal no. 12960

BioMed Central

Open access BioMed Central
  • Published in collaboration with the World Health Organization
  • Welcomes articles concerning health workforce issues in developing countries
  • Open peer review

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 » Personnel Management - Public Finance - Public Health

Impact Factor: 1.78 (2016) * 

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    2016 Impact Factor
  • 1.780