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Table 3 The officially recorded Health Workforce in Guinea Bissau, by category and regional deployment (2016)

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 S.A.B. Bissau Other provinces Total
No. As % of total (%) No. As % of total (%) No. As % of grand total
Population 389 918 25 1 157 836 75 1 547 754 100
Specialised physicians 15 54 13 46 28 1
General practice physician 119 50 117 50 236 11
Other higher education personnel 128 80 33 20 161 7
Nurses 409 40 618 60 1027 47
Midwives 75 53 66 47 141 6
Technical staff 147 60 97 40 244 11
Auxiliary 39 74 14 26 53 2
Auxiliary nurses 50 45 61 55 111 5
Administrative personnel 58 78 16 22 74 3
Support staff 59 60 39 40 98 5
Grand Total 1099 51 1074 49 2173 100
  1. Source: DNRH (2016). Locally-recruited cadres not included in this count