ERIC Number: ED201775
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
Guidelines for Health Manpower Planning. A Course Book.
Hornby, P.; And Others
This course is intended for training health service managers, planners, and educators to apply the principles and methods of health manpower planning. It consists of 12 half-day sessions and is for use in a group learning setting such as a workshop or seminar. Each session contains the following: a summary of content; statement of the specific educational objectives of the session; the session structure; learning materials, including practical examples, covering the topic area directly linked to the educational objectives; reference list of additional background reading; and work exercises. Evaluation instruments provided are a pre-course questionnaire, daily evaluation of the session covered, and end-of-course questionnaire. Session topics are (1) Health Manpower Planning; (2) Ten Steps to Health Manpower Planning; (3) Health Manpower Situation Report on Existing Manpower and Services; (4) Future Supply of Manpower; (5) Manpower Requirements--Quantity, Quality, and Distribution; (6) Mismatches between Supply and Requirements; (7) Solving Mismatches; (8) Organizational and Management Problems; (9) Manpower Strategy and Outline Plan; (10) Detailed Health Manpower Development Plan; (11) Implementation and Monitoring; and (12) Concluding Session. An annotated bibliography cites 61 references on manpower planning activities applicable to developing countries. (YLB)
Descriptors: Courses, Curriculum Guides, Developing Nations, Employment Projections, Health Personnel, Health Services, Labor Force, Labor Force Development, Labor Needs, Labor Supply, Learning Activities, Objectives, Planning, Seminars, Workshops
WHO Publications Center, 49 Sheridan Ave., Albany, NY 12210 ($14.30, plus postage: $1.25 per shipment or $0.15 per each copy in shipment).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: World Health Organization, Geneva (Switzerland).