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Table 2 Challenges experienced in nursing education in Angola

From: Challenges for nursing education in Angola: the perception of nurse leaders affiliated with professional education institutions

Challenges Number (%)
1 Disequilibrium between supply and demand for professional education places 13 (92.9)
2 Financial aspects  
    Lack of funding 12 (85.7)
    Lack of autonomy for resource management 10 (71.4)
3 Physical structure  
    Inappropriate and/or insufficient physical structure 10 (71.4)
    Lack of maintenance and preservation of physical areas 9 (64.3)
    Central location of schools in the capital 9 (64.3)
    Lack of logistic support to receive guest lecturers 8 (57.1)
    Lack of public training areas 8 (57.1)
4 Human resources  
    Education abroad does not attend to Angola’s needs 8 (57.1)
    Lack of teachers 7 (50)
    Lack of teacher training 7 (50)
    Inappropriate work conditions 7 (50)
    Subordination of nursing 6 (42.9)
5 Gaps in nursing curriculum  
    Predominant focus on hospital area 7 (50)
    Early professional activities 6 (42.9)
    Education does not distinguish among professional categories 5 (35.7)
6 Legal aspects  
    Lack of regulations for Technical and Vocational Schools in Health 10 (71.4)