SPOTLIGHT: Agencies address global healthcare worker shortage


The United States is not the only country in the world facing a shortage of healthcare workers. In fact, with diseases like HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria still prevalent in some parts of the world, the shortage is even more pronounced. Fortunately, though, donors and international agencies have begun to take note of the problem, pouring money and effort into improving wages and incentives and boosting productivity among existing workers. Article