Human resources in the health sector of Portuguese-speaking African countries: identical problems, cross-sectional solutions?

  title={Human resources in the health sector of Portuguese-speaking African countries: identical problems, cross-sectional solutions?},
  author={I. Fronteira and G. Dussault},
This paper presents a situational analysis of the human resources in the health sector (HRH) of the five African countries where Portuguese is the official language, focusing on the quantitative aspects of the work force. The figures analyzed are: occupational and demographic composition, and distribution by level of care and by geographic zone. The paper discusses the constitution of HRH, relevant policies, and related expenditures. The methodology consisted in identifying relevant… Expand

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