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Mario Dal Poz

  • PhD in Public Health
  • Professor
  • Instituto de Medicina Social - UERJ
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Research interests

health system reformglobal healthhhealth workforce informationDCEhealth workers forecastmedical educationhealth workforce planninghealth workforce crisis


I am currently working on issues related to the human resources for health (HRH) global crisis and trends, including health system reform and strengthening , HRH policy and planning implementation and evaluation at national and sub-national level, education and migration of health professionals.

Co-authors (109)

Publications (5)

  • Internal migration of physicians who graduated in Brazil between 1980 and 2014

    • Scheffer M
    • Cassenote A
    • Guilloux A
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  • The utilization of research evidence in Health Workforce Policies: The perspectives of Portuguese and Brazilian National Policy-Makers

    • Craveiro I
    • Hortale V
    • Oliveira A
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  • Desafios para assegurar a disponibilidade e acessibilidade à assistência médica no Sistema Único de Saúde

    • Oliveira A
    • Gabriel M
    • Poz M
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  • Monitoring inequalities in the health workforce: The case study of brazil 1991-2005

    • Sousa A
    • Dal Poz M
    • Carvalho C
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  • Monitoring and evaluation of human resources for health: An international perspective

    • Diallo K
    • Zurn P
    • Gupta N
    • et al.
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Professional experience


Instituto de Medicina Social - UERJ

April 1982 - Present

HRH Coordinator

World Health Organization

April 2000 - October 2013(14 years)


Doctor of Sciences in Public Health


March 1991 - February 1996(5 years)

Master of Science in Social Medicine

Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro Centro Biomedico

March 1976 - February 1981(5 years)

Medical Doctor

Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro Centro Biomedico

January 1968 - December 1973(6 years)