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Table 5 Resource score composition

From: A survey of Sub-Saharan African medical schools

Medical school resource indices


Building score

Library building (size & quality),

Classrooms (quantity & quality),

StudentrResidences (quantity & quality)

Library score

Library building (size & quality),

Book collection (quantity & quality),

Journals (quantity & quality),

E-Journals (quantity & quality)

Clinical sites score

Academic hospital(s) (quantity & quality),

District/Community hospitals (quantity & quality), Health centers/clinics (quantity & quality)

Laboratory score

Teaching labs (quantity & quality),

Research labs (quantity & quality),

Skills laboratory (quantity & quality)

Internet score

Computers for students (quantity & quality),

Internet for students (quantity & quality),

Computers for faculty (quantity & quality),

Internet for faculty (quantity & quality)

Advanced ICT score

Conference call technology (quantity & quality),

Video conference technology (quantity & quality),

Telemedicine/Teleradiology links (quantity & quality)