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Human Resources for Health

Human Resources for Health  
Former names
Human Resources Development Journal
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Hum. Resour. Health
Discipline Public health
Language English
Edited by Mario Roberto Dal Poz
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Upon acceptance
License Creative Commons Attribution
Impact factor
ISSN 1478-4491
OCLC no. 52353314
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Human Resources for Health is a World Health Organization.


  • Abstracting and indexing 1
  • Contents 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Abstracting and indexing

The journal is abstracted and indexed in PubMed, Social Sciences Citation Index, Current contents, Scopus, and CINAHL. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2012 impact factor of 2.050.[2]


The journal occasionally publishes themed collections. In 2007, the journal issued a call for papers jointly with 17 other public health journals under the theme "Towards a scaling-up of training and education for health workers".[3] Twenty-two articles were published in Human Resources for Health on this special theme between July 2008 and November 2009.[4] In 2013, the journal issued a call for papers on the theme "Right Time, Right Place: Improving access to health service through effective retention and distribution of health workers."[5]


  1. ^ "Human Resources Development Journal". World health Organization. Retrieved 19 September 2013. 
  2. ^ "Human Resources for Health". 2012  
  3. ^ Shaw, Daniel MP (2007). "Final call for papers: "Towards a scaling-up of training and education for health workers"". Human Resources for Health 5: 22.  
  4. ^ Mercer, Hugo (16 November 2009). "Article collections: Towards a scaling-up of training and education for health workers". Human Resources for Health. BioMed Central. Retrieved 19 September 2013. 
  5. ^ Hoffman, Liz (21 March 2013). "Right Time, Right Place". BioMed central blog. BioMed Central. Retrieved 19 September 2013. 

External links

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