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Table 2 Health workers Density per District in health facilities in southern Tanzania compared to Ministry of Health guideline

From: Human resources for health care delivery in Tanzania: a multifaceted problem

Descriptions Clinical Staff Nurses
   Reca Employed Available on the day of survey Reca Employed Available on the day of survey
District Popnb No Per 1000 Popn b Equiv No % Rec Per 1000 Popn b Equiv No % Emp c Per 1000 Popn b Equiv No Per 1000 Popn b Equiv No % Rec Per 1000 Popn b Equiv No % Emp Per 1000 Popn b Equiv
Lindi Rural 214,882 115 0.54 24 21% 0.11 19 79% 0.09 194 0.90 32 16% 0.15 16 50% 0.07
Nachingwea 161,473 119 0.74 22 18% 0.14 11 50% 0.07 271 1.68 24 09% 0.15 11 46% 0.07
Ruangwa 124,009 57 0.46 20 35% 0.16 3 15% 0.02 116 0.94 29 25% 0.23 15 52% 0.12
Newala 183,344 77 0.42 13 17% 0.07 8 62% 0.04 136 0.74 22 16% 0.12 12 55% 0.07
Tandahimba 203,837 73 0.36 11 15% 0.05 9 82% 0.04 137 0.67 15 11% 0.07 8 53% 0.04
All districts 887,545 441 0.50 90 20% 0.10 50 56% 0.06 854 0.96 122 14% 0.14 62 51% 0.07
  1. aRec: Recommended health worker as per Ministry of Health Guideline 1999
  2. bPopn: population
  3. cEmp: employed