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HW4All contributions to the dialogue on health workers migration: European level

A collection of contributions by HW4All project representatives to meetings and consultations on health workforce mobility and planning at European (and globel) level.

HW4All: contributions 2015


HW4All Statements to the 65th session of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe

  • Joint civil society statement on session ‘Promoting intersectoral and interagency action for health and well-being in the WHO European Region, with special focus on social determinants and health, and health literacy: links and coherence between health, education and social policy and health in sustainable development and foreign policy’. By HW4All, MMI and EPHA: Download PDF
  • Joint civil society statement on Agenda point 5c,  Priorities for health systems strengthening in the WHO European Region 2015–2020: walking the talk on people centredness: Download PDF
  • Joint civil society statement on Agenda Point 5a, Promoting Intersectoral and Interagency Action for Health and Well-Being in the WHO European Region: Download PDF

Mobility of Health Professionals in the EU - Ethical Recruitment and Policy Coherence. HW4All event at the European Parliament

HW4All Statements at/around the World Health Assembly 2015

  • Statement by MMI/PHM/HWAI/HW4All at the World Health Assembly on agenda item 17.2, WHO Global Code of Practice - Download PDF
  • Report of the EAG on the review of the relevance and effectiveness of the WHO Code of Practice – a civil society view presented by Linda Mans, Wemos - Download PDF - PPT slides as PDF
  • see also: WHA side event documentation

 

HW4All: contributions 2014


HW4All break out session on "Global mobility of health workers and triple win migration" in a conference of the Joint Action on Health Workforce Planning and Forecasting in Bratislava, Slovak Republic, January 2014

 

HW4All: contributions 2013


HW4All statements at/around the 3rd Global Forum on Human Resources for Health in Recife, November 2013

  • HW4All commitment statement at the 3rd Global Forum on Human Resources for Health in Recife, November 2013 - Statement
  • No Progress towards Universal Health without Health Workers: A Civil Society Commitment. Joint commitment statement by HW4All and ALAMES, EPHA, EQUINET, Health Poverty Action, MMI, PHM, Wemos at the 3rd Global Forum on Human Resources for Health in Recife, November 2013 - Statement
  • The Health Worker Crisis. After the 3rd Global Forum on Human Resources for Health in Recife, Nathalie Sharples, Health Poverty Action, discusses the issue of the issue of financial compensation as a response to the brain drain in a blog post. - Blog
  • A renewed agenda for HRH, with some grey areas. After the 3rd Global Forum on Human Resources for Health in Recife, Giulia De Ponte, Amref Italia, asks in a blog post if there is a true and sustained political consensus on the need to implement the WHO Code of practice on the International Recruitment of Health Personnel. - Blog

Statements, reports, presentations by members and associates at European meetings in 2013

  • Health strengthening requires continuous investment in quality health services and health workforce. Joint statement by HW4All, EPHA and MMI, WHO high-level meeting in Tallinn, October 2013 - Statement 
  • Europe concerned about the mobility of health personnel
    Linda Mans, Wemos, September 2013, after Oslo consultation - Blog
  • An overview of Code implementation in EU countries. By Linda Mans, Wemos, June 2013, at Moldova workshop - Presentation
  • WHO Code of Practice on the International Recruitment of Health Personnel: lessons learned from the Italian case. By Giulia De Ponte, AMREF Italy, June 2013, at Moldova workshop - Input and presentation

HW4All statements at/around the World Health Assembly 2013