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Human resources for primary health care in sub-Saharan Africa: progress or stagnation?
(Biomed Central; https://www.biomedcentral.com, 2015-09-10)
Background: The World Health Organization defines a “critical shortage” of health workers as being fewer than 2.28 health workers per 1000 population and failing to attain 80% coverage for deliveries by skilled birth ...
Understanding the organisational culture of district health services: Mahalapye and Ngamiland health districts of Botswana
(AOSIS Publishing; http://www.aosis.co.za/publishing, 2015)
Background: Botswana has a shortage of health care workers, especially in primary health care. Retention and high performance of employees are closely linked to job satisfaction and motivation, which are both highest where ...
Stakeholders’ perceptions on shortage of healthcare workers in Primary Healthcare in Botswana: focus group discussions
(Public Library Science; https://www.plos.org/, 2015-08-18)
Background An adequate health workforce force is central to universal health coverage and positive public health outcomes. However many African countries have critical shortages of healthcare workers, which are worse in ...
Perceptions of physician leadership in Botswana
(Health and Medical Publishing Group; https://www.saoa.org.za/publications/hpmg, 2015-05)
Background. Physician leadership is essential for the strengthening of health systems, especially in underserved settings such as sub-Saharan Africa. To be effective, leaders must be perceived as such by their community. ...
A survey of risk factors associated with hypertension in the adult population of Kang, Kgalagadi North, Botswana
(Cogent OA, https://www.cogentoa.com/, 2015)
Background: Sustainable and aggressive population-based programmes on hypertension awareness, prevention, treatment and control are key to the successful control of this epidemic. The objective of the study was to determine ...