Forecasting the global shortage of physicians: an economic- and needs-based approach
Richard M Scheffler, Jenny X Liu, Yohannes Kinfu, Mario R Dal Poz
Volume 86, Number 7, July 2008, 516-523
Table 3. Number of countries with physician shortagesa in 2015
|WHO region||Needs-based model||Demand-based model|
a Shortage is defined as having a projected supply of physicians that meets less than 80% of the forecasted demand or need, calculated at estimated means.