Health worker attrition at a rural district hospital in Rwanda: a need for improved placement and retention strategies

@inproceedings{Odhiambo2017HealthWA,
  title={Health worker attrition at a rural district hospital in Rwanda: a need for improved placement and retention strategies},
  author={Jackline Odhiambo and Felix Cyamatare Rwabukwisi and Christian Rusangwa and Vincent Rusanganwa and Lisa R Hirschhorn and Evrard Nahimana and Patient Ngamije and Bethany L Hedt-Gauthier},
  booktitle={The Pan African medical journal},
  year={2017}
}
INTRODUCTION The shortage and maldistribution of health care workers in sub-Saharan Africa is a major concern for rural health facilities. Rural areas have 63% of sub-Saharan Africa population but only 37% of its doctors. Although attrition of health care workers is implicated in the human resources for health crisis in the rural settings, few studies report attrition rates and risk factors for attrition in rural district hospitals in sub-Saharan Africa. METHODS We assessed attrition of… CONTINUE READING

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