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Table 2 Evolution of the health workforce between 1996 and 2016, by categories

From: Can we halt health workforce deterioration in failed states? Insights from Guinea-Bissau on the nature, persistence and evolution of its HRH crisis

Category 1996 2007 2016
Physicians 165 104 264
Nurses 357 300 1027
Midwives 67 177 141
Technical staff 276 199 244
Support 417 642 98
Other (aux.) 1043 696 399
Total 2325 2118 2173
  1. Sources: PNDS I (1997), PNDS II (2008), DNRH (2016)