Human Resources for Health Country Profile, The Gambia

Members document

Africa Health Workforce Observatory

Publication details

Number of pages: 49
Publication date: 2009
Languages: English


The template provided by the WHO/EMRO gives basic guidelines on how to present comprehensive data about HRH situation in the country. The country profile provides comprehensive data on health work force, distribution of health work forces by categories/cadres, health work forces production and utilization and governance of health systems.

The purpose of the HRH country profile is to serve as a tool for: providing a comprehensive picture of the Health Workforce situation; systematically presenting the HRH policies and management situation to help monitoring the HRH stock and trends; communication with and between policy-makers and stakeholders; strengthening the HRH information system by establishing evidence for baselines and trends; facilitating information sharing and cross-country comparisons.