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  • Date
    2009-04-13
  • Title
    Using human resource for health data: Health policy and program examples from four African countries
  • Journal

  • Publisher
    Africa's Health in 2010 and USAID
  • Year
    2008
  • Author
    Musau, S
  • Description
    Imbalances in quantity and quality of human resources for health (HRH) are increasingly recognized as perhaps the most critical impediment to achieving health outcome objectives in most African countries. However, reliable data on the HRH situation is not readily available. Some countries have hesitated to act in the absence of such data; other countries have not acted even when data are available while others have moved ahead in spite of the lack of reliable information. This paper addresses the issue of data use for HRH policy-making. [from summary]
  • Categories
    Workforce Assessment, Planning and Policy
  • Keywords
    health human resources planning, data, information
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