How to recruit and retain health workers in underserved areas: the Senegalese experience.

@article{Zurn2010HowTR,
  title={How to recruit and retain health workers in underserved areas: the Senegalese experience.},
  author={Pascal Zurn and Laurence Codjia and Farba Lamine Sall and Jean-Marc Braichet},
  journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization},
  year={2010},
  volume={88 5},
  pages={386-9}
}
PROBLEM Significant regional disparities in human resources for health deployment in Senegal weaken the country's health system and compromise population health. APPROACH In recent years, the Ministry of Health adopted measures to improve the posting, recruitment and retention of health workers in rural and remote areas. One was the introduction of a special contracting system to recruit health workers. LOCAL SETTING Health workers in Senegal are concentrated in specific urban centres… CONTINUE READING
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