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Health SA Gesondheid (Online)

versión On-line ISSN 1025-9848

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GEORGE, Gavin; QUINLAN, Timothy; REARDON, Candice  y  AGUILERA, Jean-François. Where are we short and who are we short of? A review of the human resources for health in South Africa. Health SA Gesondheid (Online) [online]. 2012, vol.17, n.1, pp. 1-7. ISSN 1025-9848.

This review showed that thinking about the shortage of health care personnel merely in terms of insufficient numbers prevents sound strategic interventions to solve the country's human resources for health (HRH) problem. It revealed that the numbers shortage was one facet of a broader problem that included the mal distribution of HRH, production of the wrong skills in the nursing care, the attrition of staff from the public health services and, contextually, the ever-changing demands on the health services. The challenge in South Africa was furthermore to train and retain health care personnel with skills and expertise that are commensurate with the changing demands on the public health services.

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