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ICHRN Knowledge Library
  • Date
    2008-07-29
  • Title
    Human Resource Development and Antiretroviral Treatment in Free State province, South Africa
  • Journal

  • Publisher
    Human Resources for Health
  • Year
    2008
  • Author
    van Rensburg D, Steyn F, Schneider H and Loffstadt L
  • Description
    [Excerpt from authors]Background In common with other developing countries, South Africa's public health system is characterised by human resource shortfalls. These are likely to be exacerbated by the escalating demand for HIV care and a large-scale antiretroviral therapy (ART) programme. Focusing on professional nurses, the main front-line providers of primary health care in South Africa, we studied patterns of planning, recruitment, training and task allocation associated with an expanding ART programme in the districts of one province, the Free State.
  • Categories
    Workforce Assessment, Planning and Policy
  • Keywords
    nursing supply and demand ; nursing shortage ; nursing workforce development ; nursing workforce planning
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