Prince Mahidol Award Conference 2011
Second Global Forum on Human Resources for Health
The Prince Mahidol Award Conference (PMAC), the Global Health Workforce Alliance (GHWA), the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will jointly organize the Prince Mahidol Award Conference 2011 / Second Global Forum on Human Resources for Health (HRH) during 25-29 January 2011 in Bangkok, Thailand. The theme of this Forum will be 'Reviewing progress, renewing commitments to health workers towards MDGs and beyond'.
The overall objective of the Forum is to accelerate the global movement on HRH towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals and universal access to health. The Forum has four specific objectives, as follows:
- To report on commitments and progress made since the Kampala Declaration and the Agenda for Global Action from stakeholders, partners and countries.
- To share country, regional and sectoral experiences and exemplify and accelerate evidence-based action.
- To identify new challenges and opportunities in HRH based on evidence and knowledge, including building linkages between health system components.
- To nurture and build capacities for networks and alliances.