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Guyana: Education and health jobs good options particularly for women – IDB study

A study conducted by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has concluded that jobs in education and health are good quality jobs, especially for women since their remuneration has grown significantly in recent years and they are more likely to provide a pension in old age.

The study titled Educa-tion and Health: The sectors of the future is the second issue of the IDB’s The future of work in Latin America and the Caribbean series. As part of its findings it notes that Latin America and the Caribbean will need approximately 12 million teachers, three million doctors and eight million nurses by the year 2040.

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