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The future of public health: the importance of workforce

By Vivian Lin, Rebecca Watson and Brian Oldenburg

Abstract

Health workforce has become a major concern and a significant health policy issue around the world in recent years. With recent international and national initiatives and models being developed and implemented in Australia and other countries, it is timely to understand the need and the rationale for a better trained and educated public health workforce for the future. Much more attention should also be given to evaluation and research in this field

Topics: Commentary
Publisher: BioMed Central
OAI identifier: oai:pubmedcentral.nih.gov:2673230
Provided by: PubMed Central

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