Monitoring Inequalities in the Health Workforce: The Case Study of Brazil 1991–2005

@inproceedings{Sousa2012MonitoringII,
  title={Monitoring Inequalities in the Health Workforce: The Case Study of Brazil 1991–2005},
  author={Angelica Sousa and Mario Roberto Dal Poz and Cristiana Leite Carvalho},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2012}
}
INTRODUCTION Both the quantity and the distribution of health workers in a country are fundamental for assuring equitable access to health services. Using the case of Brazil, we measure changes in inequalities in the distribution of the health workforce and account for the sources of inequalities at sub-national level to identify whether policies have been effective in decreasing inequalities and increasing the density of health workers in the poorest areas between 1991 and 2005. METHODS With… CONTINUE READING
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