Assessment of human resources for health using cross-national comparison of facility surveys in six countries

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Authors:
Neeru Gupta, Mario R Dal Poz

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Number of pages: 9
Publication date: 2009
Languages: English

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This paper discusses the lack of standard data collection methods and tools for assessment of human resources in health care, which hampers the comparability of data across countries. WHO coordinated a series of facility-based surveys for the assessment of human resources in six low and middle-income countries.

The objective of these surveys was to test and validate the use of standardized facility based survey tool across different countries and country-specific findings relevant for HRH policy and planning.