The majority of countries in sub-Saharan Africa are facing a severe crisis of skilled health workforce shortages that could impede the realization of Universal Health Coverage, especially in specialized fields such as eye health. This policy document is a step towards improvement of the quality of eye health care. It describes the development of core competencies for the cadres that constitute the professional eye health team.


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Core competencies for the eye health workforce in the WHO African Region.
Brazzaville: WHO Regional Office for Africa; 2019. Licence: CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO.

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