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Title: Historical development of health professions- education in the Arab world
Authors: Kronfol, N.M.
Issue Date: 2012
Language: English
Abstract: This paper reviews the historical development of health professions'education in the Arab countries and highlights the role that the World Health Organization has played in the support of the health workforce. Challenges such as the migration of health professionals, the need for additional educational opportunities in public health and in the management of health services and the need to adapt education to address the needs of society are discussed. Efforts are needed to develop further the quality and relevance of education and to address the needs of the health systems and the welfare of communities. The production of research in cooperation with policy-makers to enhance decisions and policies based on evidence needs increased attention
Description: 1157-1165
Keywords: Health Occupations
Arab World
World Health Organization
Subject: Health Occupations
ISSN: 1020-3397
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