The authors’ aim was to determine, on a provincial level, the cost effectiveness of training and employing clinical associates and medical practitioners compared to the standard strategy of training and employing only more medical practitioners.
The purpose of this study was to provide a qualitative perspective on the changes that occurred after newly placed OB/GYNs began working at district hospitals in Ashanti, Ghana.
The objectives of this study were to: (1) characterize the population of currently practicing GPs in Iquitos and Requena in terms of demographics, current medical practice, and educational goals; (2) determine the obstacles faced by general physicians in Loreto, Peru in pursuing residency training; (3) provide baseline information to be used by medical academic institutions to develop specialization programs in Loreto.
This paper evaluates the Programa Mais Medicos (More Doctors Program) in Brazil, estimating the increase in the number of doctors.
The new Innovative Medical Curriculum (NIMC) is a four-year programme designed by the Ethiopian Federal Ministries of Health and Education. The curriculum is designed to train biomedical science graduates to become doctors in 4 years, with a focus on the healthcare needs of rural people living in poverty.
Global recommendations and guidelines on task shifting as a method of strengthening and expanding the health workforce to rapidly increase access to HIV and other health services.
The Filipino Ateneo de Zamboanga University–School of Medicine (ADZU-SOM) has adopted a strong focus on socially accountable health professional education (SAHPE) in order to address the shortage of physicians across rural and urban communities in the Western Mindanao region.
Retention of health workers is critical to the delivery of long-term, quality health-care services. To promote retention and enhance performance in rural public hospitals, the Government of Nepal and the Nick Simons Institute progressively implemented a rural staff support programme in remote hospitals.
This paper presents an estimation of the cost of training and deploying WAJA in three rural districts of Tanzania.
This paper reports on a rapid, multifaceted participatory appraisal emphasising community participation, which was used to compile information about the current needs of the community on health, preparedness of healthcare services to meet community’s demands and about community capacity.