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dc.date.accessioned2020-05-08T18:50:31Z
dc.date.available2020-05-08T18:50:31Z
dc.date.issued2020-05-07
dc.identifier.govdocPAHO/HSS/HR/COVID-19/20-0010
dc.identifier.urihttps://iris.paho.org/handle/10665.2/52095
dc.description.abstractIn order to address the COVID-19 pandemic, countries and health institutions must have the capacity to respond with human resources that are sufficient in quantity and who possess the skills and capacities necessary to meet the needs of the population in a timely, relevant, efficient, and effective manner. Effective management of human resources will allow health systems to respond in a timely manner, improve health care outcomes, rationalize the use of resources, and reduce the stress on staff. The COVID-19 pandemic presents challenges to ensure the availability of health personnel in areas of high demand with the necessary capacities to respond adequately to the increased demand and expansion of services as well as the possible reduction in available personnel due to, among other things, illness, risk situations, and personal or family issues. Planning of human resources is essential to ensure preparedness for response, enhance surge capacity, and ensure a sufficient supply of health workers that are more efficient and productive, providing them with the training, protections, rights, recognition, and tools necessary to undertake their roles...en_US
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dc.publisherPAHOen_US
dc.rightsAttribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 IGO*
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/igo/*
dc.subjectCOVID-19en_US
dc.subjectCoronavirusen_US
dc.subjectHealth Care Facilities, Manpower, and Servicesen_US
dc.subjectHealth Personnelen_US
dc.titleFrequently asked questions for the management of health workers in response to COVID-19, 7 May 2020en_US
dc.typeProcedures, manuals, guidelinesen_US
dc.rights.holderPan American Health Organizationen_US
dc.contributor.corporatenamePan American Health Organizationen_US
paho.isfeatured0en_US
paho.publisher.countryUnited Statesen_US
paho.publisher.cityWashington, D.C.en_US
paho.source.centercodeUS1.1en_US
paho.relation.languageVersion10665.2/52114
paho.contributor.departmentHealth Systems and Services (HSS)en_US
paho.iswhotranslationNoen_US


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