Perceptions and efficiency of short-term medical aid missions among key groups of health professionals.

  title={Perceptions and efficiency of short-term medical aid missions among key groups of health professionals.},
  author={Ya-Wen Chiu and Yi-Hao Weng and Chih-Fu Chen and Chun-Yuh Yang and Ming-Liang Lee},
  journal={Evaluation & the health professions},
  volume={37 3},
This study investigated the perceptions of short-term assignments of medical services among participating health care professionals dispatched from Taiwan to underdeveloped areas. Structured questionnaires were mailed to four groups of professionals (physicians, pharmacists, nurses, and public health personnel) who had participated in any of 88 medical missions dispatched to 24 allied nations. A total of 278 returns were valid for analysis. Among them, 222 respondents reported that they had… CONTINUE READING

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