Population Growth and the Global Health Workforce Crisis

CapacityPlus Technical Brief 1, November 2011

Sara Pacqué-Margolis, Carie Muntifering, Crystal Ng, and Shaun Noronha, IntraHealth International

CapacityPlus Technical Brief, Nov 2011

Publication details

Number of pages: 6
Publication date: 2011
Languages: English


In this technical brief, we discuss the potential impact of population growth on countries’ efforts to improve their populations’ access to skilled health workers. Careful attention must be given to how population size interplays with health worker production to determine the desired health worker density ratio. [from author]