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[afro-nets] WHO: 10 Facts on Health Workforce Crisis (2)
- From: "Leslie London" <Leslie.London@uct.ac.za>
- Date: Tue, 18 Mar 2008 23:25:27 +0700
Surprisingly (or maybe not so surprisingly), there is no mention of gender in the 10 facts on the global health workforce.
Women comprise by far the majority of participants in the health care workforce, both paid and unpaid, with all it's attendant discrimination and difficulties.
A new publication from the Global Equity Initiative at Harvard (ed, Laura Reichenbach) explores the Gender dimensions of the Global Health Workforce from a number of perspectives (http://www.fas.harvard.edu/~acgei/)
A serious omission?