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Table 5 Summary of key policy recommendations

From: Empirically evaluating the WHO global code of practice on the international recruitment of health personnel’s impact on four high-income countries four years after adoption

1. Subnational and national stakeholders:
  a. Develop bilateral and national Codes of Practice adherent to the norms set by the Code
2. Global stakeholders:
  a. Collect data on measurable indicators destination countries are using to increase the size of their domestic workforce
  b. Further link the Code and its principles to the achievement of topical global health priorities through press releases, impending forums or technical briefings
3. All stakeholders: Reframe the Code when referenced in national and sub-national fora to reflect its consideration of broader factors contributing to health worker migration