Fact: Washington, DC, with a population of fewer than 600,000, has about twice as many physicians as do the over 80 million residents of Ethiopia. For almost a decade, PHR has been a world leader on building human resources for health. What does that mean? We advocate to governments and funders around the world to help increase the number of health workers in developing countries so they can help communities realize the right to health.We have a MAJOR opportunity to advance health workforce capacity coming up in April. Congress will be introducing a new bill, the Global HEALTH Act, which would provide $2 billion dollars for developing countries to build their health workforce capacity.On World Health Day, April 7, we’ll ask you to send an email to your Congressperson urging him or her to co-sponsor this bill. Until then, we’ll be posting 1-2 blog posts a week about the Global HEALTH Act so you can learn more.To start off, we've created this fact sheet with some important information about the Global HEALTH Act, which you can download, read, and share with colleagues: [download id="21"]Check out excerpts below to learn more about the bill. And spread the word: doctors, nurses, pharmacists and other health workers around the world—and the communities they serve—will thank you!