252614 WHO's Global Code of Practice on the International Recruitment of Health Personnel: Concepts and implementation strategy

Monday, October 31, 2011: 3:30 PM

Allyn L. Taylor, JD, JSD , School of Law, Georgetown University, Washington, DC
This presentation will discuss the new WHO Global Code of Practice on the International Recruitment of Health Personnel and how the Code puts in place a global architecture, including the identification of ethical norms as well as institutional and legal arrangements, to guide international cooperation on the issue of health worker migration.

Learning Areas:
Public health or related public policy

Learning Objectives:
Describe the WHO Global Code on the International Recruitment of Health Personnel. Discuss the negotiation, implementation and significance of the Code.

Keywords: International Public Health, Migrant Workers

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am a professor of international law and global health and have worked on the development of the WHO Global Code of Practice for 3 years.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.