Monitoring the skills mix of the health workforce
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This fact sheet, part of a series on health workforce statistics, analyses key issues relating to skill mix of the health workforce.
The term "skills mix" can refer to the mix of posts or occupations in the health system, the demarcation of roles and activities among different categories of staff, the combination of skills available at a specific time, or the combination of skills needed for each role within the system. Relevance of these statistics, data sources and comparability issues are discussed.