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More People-centred public health examines how members of the public can be involved in delivering health improvement, primarily as volunteers or lay health workers. Again, this is where an international perspective would have contributed additional value. Health systems organized around clinical specialities and hospitals will need to shift towards prevention and primary care.

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An updated broader international agreement on health workforce should include provisions to maximize mutuality of benefit. However, the adverse effects of migration must be mitigated. Generally, there is a need to relax unnecessary barriers to entry.

The momentum this agenda has garnered is merited to its applicability given the current context of health and society. Governments should adopt policies that cover the performance of the whole sector. The activity in this area can be credited to this presumed causal relation.

This only serves to solidify the critical role played by volunteers in society. The strength of the data architecture depends on the active engagement of communities, health workers, employers, training institutions, and professional and regulatory bodies. Addressing geographical inequities is a priority and demographic transitions present opportunities to strengthen youth education for employment in the health sector. But it may also be a matter of tremendous scope, such as can determine if the life of the other flourishes or not.

All countries can do more to prioritize investments in education. It may be a very small matter, involving only a passing mood, a dampening or quickening of spirit, a deepening or removal of some dislike. Each country should build the capacity of its health workforce and health systems to detect and respond to public health risks and emergencies. The research we do at Leeds Metropolitan University shows that there are big benefits when people play an active part as volunteers and community health workers. Challenging the status quo is never easy.

Ensure the protection and security of all health workers and health facilities in all settings. The authors are strong in their argument that paid posts should not be replaced by volunteers. This is the secret art of helping. The way forward was defined in the aforementioned roadmap document, which outlines three pillars for action. The Commission believes collective action on financing should be taken in those countries.

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Yet gender biases, physical and sexual violence and harassment remain important challenges for health workers. Improving health literacy is not only a concern of the individual.