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ICHRN Knowledge Library
  • Date
    2009-02-23
  • Title
    The health worker shortage in Africa: are enough physicians and nurses being trained?
  • Journal

  • Publisher
    World Health Organization
  • Year
    2009
  • Author
    Kinfu, Dal Poz, Mercer & Evans
  • Description
    'Objective: To systematically estimate the inflow and outflow of health workders in Africa and examine whether current levels of pre-service training in the region suffice to address this serious problem, taking inot account population increases and attrition of health workers due to preamature death, returement, resignation and dismissal.' (excerpt from abstract)
  • Categories
    Workforce Assessment, Planning and Policy
  • Keywords
    shortage, supply, training, attrition, inflow, outflow
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