Our Mission: To improve health and the value of healthcare by comparing and contrasting key drivers and approaches
to addressing healthcare costs and
outcomes across the globe, with a goal
of identifying and promoting successful, relevant, and replicable
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2009 GKEN Health Workforce Education and Training Reports
GKEN reviewed education and training requirements for 6 health professions in several countries across North America, Europe, and Asia, to compare standards of training for the global health workforce. The following reports represent an overview of education and training requirements for primary care practitioners and affiliated health professions in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong (physicians only), Singapore, United Kingdom, and United States. Data include type of educational program in each country, length of study, specialty training, licensing/certification, continuing education, and prescribing privileges, as appropriate. Click on the links below to view the full reports.