Health workforce development planning in the Sultanate of Oman: a case study

Peer reviewed article

Basu Ghosh

Publication details

Number of pages: 15
Publication date: 2009
Languages: English


This is a case study of the Sultanate of Oman’s Ministry of Health workforce development initiative. This study describe Oman’s shift from early development initiatives, which focused on developing strong health care infrastructure by importing workforce, to the adoption of workforce planning as an essential strategy for a sustainable health development and work force self-reliance.

In case of Oman strong political commitment and various educational endeavors have all contributed to country’s health workforce self-reliance.