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FAIMER Contributes to Article Series on Global Health Workforce

FAIMER is proud to announce the publication of a thematic series of articles on the topic of “Health workforce: Accreditation of education and regulation of practice” in the journal Human Resources for Health. A total of 22 articles were published as part of the series, including several articles by current and former FAIMER staff members.

Health professional regulatory processes are central to ensuring health workforce quality and sustainability. Each of the articles in this series contributes to the evidence base on the implementation, management, and impact of health worker education and practice regulation.

Current and former FAIMER staff authored or co-authored the following articles in the series (FAIMER authors in bold):

Antwi J, Arkoh AA, Choge JK, Dibo TW, Mahmud A, Vankhuu E, Wanyama EK, McKinley D. Global accreditation practices for accelerated medically trained clinicians: a view of five countries. Human Resources for Health. 2021 19:110

Opalek A. Data element mapping to analyze fit for use of three XML standards for health workforce tracking. Human Resources for Health. 2021 19:72

Bedoll Dvan Zanten MMcKinley D. Global trends in medical education accreditation. Human Resources for Health. 2021 19:70

Figueiredo AM, McKinley D, Massuda A, Azevedo GD. Evaluating medical education regulation changes in Brazil: workforce impact. Human Resources for Health. 2021 19:33


The articles are open-access and free to view on the Human Resources for Health website.  For a full list of the articles in the series, please visit .

This series originated from the World Health Organization and ECFMG|FAIMER co-organized Global Symposium on Health Workforce Accreditation and Regulation, held December 10-12, 2019 in Istanbul, Turkey. FAIMER provided financial support towards the publication of this series.

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