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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 ...
How to create more supportive supervision for primary healthcare: lessons from Ngamiland district of Botswana: co-operative inquiry group
(Taylor and Francis//http://taylorandfrancis.com/, 2016-06-24)
Background: Supportive supervision is a way to foster performance, productivity, motivation, and retention of health workforce. Nevertheless there is a dearth of evidence of the impact and acceptability of supportive ...
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 ...
Human resources for health in Botswana: the results of in-country database and reports analysis
Botswana is a large middle-income country in Southern Africa with a population of just over two million. Shortage of human resources for health is blamed for the inability to provide high quality accessible health services. ...
Predictors of smoking among primary and secondary school students in Botswana
(Public Library of Science, www.plos.org/, 2017-04-17)
This study seeks to determine the prevalence and risk factors for smoking among students aged 12±18 years in two cities in Botswana. Using a sample of 2554 students we adapted the Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS) methodology ...