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Thoughts on Motivating Health Workers

Maurice MiddlebergThis post was originally published on the IntraHealth International blog.

At the recent Global Health Council Conference, I had the great pleasure of moderating an IntraHealth/CapacityPlus-sponsored event on health worker motivation featuring two extraordinary people: Daniel Pink, the author of the best-selling Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us, and Dr. Barbara Stilwell, director of technical leadership at IntraHealth.

Health leaders and managers wrestle constantly with the challenge of motivating health workers. Health workers must be retained, productive, and caring if the huge deficits in access to health workers are to be addressed. Pink and Stilwell brought to bear their very considerable expertise on this question. Read more »

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