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Table 3 Percentage distribution of the facility-based health workforce by occupation, Assessment of Human Resources for Health

From: Assessment of human resources for health using cross-national comparison of facility surveys in six countries

  Chad Côte d'Ivoire Jamaica Mozambique Sri Lanka Zimbabwe
Physicians 6 13 10 5 26 7
Nurses 14 28 27 37 36 46
Midwives 6 7 11 4 11 19
Auxiliary nurses 41 22 33 3 1 --
Auxiliary midwives 3 2 5 5 1 --
Pharmacists 1 4 2 1 4 1
Physiotherapists <1 <1 1 <1 2 1
Other health workers 29 23 11 45 19 26
  1. -- = no observations in survey sample
  2. Note: Percentages may not sum to 100% due to rounding.