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ICHRN Knowledge Library
  • Date
    2006-08-11
  • Title
    Nursing Staff Dynamics and Implications for Maternal Health Provision in Public Health Facilities in the Context of HIV/AIDS
  • Journal

  • Publisher
    Frontiers in Reproductive Health; Population Council
  • Year
    2005
  • Author
    Penn-Kekana L, Blaauw D, Chege J, Tint K and Onareng M
  • Description
    [Excerpt from authors] This study aimed to document nursing staff dynamics in maternal health services, and to explore the factors associated with these dynamics. We have used the term nursing staffing dynamics to encompass a range of human resource processes including staff turnover, absenteeism, average length of stay in a facility, vacancy rates and workload. The study was carried out in Limpopo, KwaZulu-Natal and Mpumalanga provinces in South Africa.
  • Categories
    Workforce Assessment, Planning and Policy, Nursing Human Resources Management, Work Environment
  • Keywords
    workload; HIV/AIDS; Retention; geographical imbalances; performance; motivation; nurses
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