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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

Published in collaboration with the World Health Organization, Human Resources for Health disseminates high quality policy-oriented research on the information, planning, production, management and governance of human resources for health. The open access journal embraces a global perspective encompassing low, middle and high-income countries, encouraging debate on health sector reforms and their link with human resources issues. We welcome articles that address specific features of the health workforce, such as the impact of management on 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