Human Resources for Primary Health Care in Africa

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Contract/Grant agreement number
: 265727
EC contribution
: € 2,998,725.00
: 48 months
Starting date
: 01/03/2011
: health workers’ crisis; primary health care; Sub Saharan Africa
Project web-site

The health workforce is the heart of each and every health system, ensuring advances in health. Policies and strategies that gear towards Universal Health Coverage will only be successful insofar they also tackle the health workers shortage and mal distribution, especially in the socially and geographically more excluded areas and health sectors (eg. public primary care in remote rural zones in low and middle income countries).

There exists furthermore an expanding evidence on the importance of especially primary health care (PHC) in addressing the challenges of the changing health problems, all over the world and not in the least in developing countries.

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