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ICHRN Knowledge Library

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ICHRN Knowledge Library
  • Date
    2011-01-13
  • Title
    Health workforcce skill mix and task shifting in low income countries: a review of recent evidence
  • Journal

  • Publisher
    Biomed Central
  • Year
    2010
  • Author
    Fulton BD, Scheffer RM, Sparkes SP, Auh EY, Vujicic M & Soucat A
  • Description
    "This article uses an economics perspective to examine the strength of the evidence on task shifting, to identify gaps in the evidence, and to propose a research agenda. The article is organized as follows: the introductory section continues by describing an economic-based conceptual framework to analyze skill mix policies; the second section describes the methods and data used to select studies to include in the literature review; section three summarizes the studies' results; and section four proposes a research agenda." (excerpt from abstract)
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  • Keywords
    task shifting, skill mix, cadres, low income, review
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