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ERIC Number: ED201775
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Pages: 359
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-92-4-154156-3
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)
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
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: World Health Organization, Geneva (Switzerland).