World Health Assembly adopts code for recruitment of health workers

Panetta, Emily
July 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/13/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 10, pE450
Academic Journal
The article reports that a new code for health workers recruitment was adopted by the World Health Assembly during their 63rd conference in Geneva, Switzerland on May 17-21, 2010. It states that the new code disapproves the recruitment of health workers from developing countries facing health workers shortage, and promotes health workers' circular migration. Resolutions on health issues such as intergovernmental working group creation and transplantation guidelines revision are also mentioned.


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