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Task Shifting: Global Recommendations and Guidelines

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This publication presents strategies to address the healthcare worker shortage in low-resources settings. Using the slogan "treat, train, retain," the WHO acknowledges the shortage and proposes redistribution of tasks to less specialized members of a healthcare team in order to maximize healthcare worker capacity, particularly in HIV care and prevention.

Publisher: World Health Organization, UNAIDS
Language: English
Format: PDF
Region: Global
Audiences: Doctors/Physicians, Other Healthcare Workers, Physician's Assistants/Nurse Practitioners, Policymakers, Program Managers
Topic Area: General HIV Resources
Resource Type: Program Best Practices