A More Accurate Method for Estimating Country-Level Health Workforce Needs?

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By: Sarah Hodin, MPH, CD(DONA), LCCE, National Senior Manager of Maternal Newborn Health Programs, Steward Health Care

An effective health workforce requires not only a sufficient number of workers, but also an appropriate mix of health care providers or cadres. A group of researchers developed a new model for estimating sexual, reproductive, maternal, newborn and adolescent health workforce needs that accounts for demographic and epidemiological differences among countries…read more