Health workforce

Scaling up nursing and midwifery capacity to contribute to the Millennium Development Goals 2008-2009

Meeting of Focal Points on the Implementation of the Global Programme, 23–24 March 2009

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Publication details

Number of pages: 33
Publication date: 2009
Languages: English
WHO reference number: WHO/HRH/HPN/09.3

The overall objective of the meeting was to introduce the GPW on scaling up nursing and midwifery capacity to contribute to the MDGs.

The specific objectives were to:

  • familiarize the Focal Points with the GPW and related tools;
  • share country experiences and work plans in at least two key areas;
  • share experiences regarding India and Argentina’s nursing and midwifery development activities;
  • review country-specific action plans;
  • reach consensus on operational modalities, including monitoring and evaluation.