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Table 5 Number of respondents and their scores for the Education and Training dimension of the HRH Effort Index

From: The Human Resources for Health Effort Index: a tool to assess and inform Strategic Health Workforce Investments

Item # IV. Education and Training Burkina Faso Dominican Republic—national Dominican Republic—subnational Ghana Mali Total
   N Score N Score N Score N Score N Score N Score
1. Health workforce education strategy 15 5.3 25 4.8 14 4.6 19 4.9 26 5.2 99 5.0
2. Gender in preservice education (PSE) policy 19 5.6 23 5.2 15 5.8 19 5.1 26 4.8 102 5.3
3. Quality preservice health institutions and education 17 5.8 22 5.4 15 5.7 19 7.1 26 6.1 99 6.0
4. Adequate faculty for PSE institutions 18 6.5 22 5.7 14 6.4 19 5.9 25 5.7 98 6.0
5. Diversity in student recruitment 19 3.7 18 4.9 15 5.0 19 6.1 25 4.7 96 4.9
6. Preservice education student tracking 18 5.7 21 4.7 15 5.0 17 5.1 25 4.9 96 5.1
7. High health worker graduation and certification rates (low dropout rates) 19 7.0 19 5.7 14 6.5 18 6.0 23 5.9 93 6.2
8. Provision of career support to preservice education graduates 19 4.5 21 4.2 15 4.2 19 4.5 25 4.4 99 4.4
9. Provision of relevant in-service training to health workers 19 5.7 23 4.6 15 4.9 19 4.6 24 5.2 100 5.0
10. Links between in-service training and certification/relicensure 14 5.0 19 4.3 12 5.3 17 6.4 22 5.1 84 5.2
Average respondents and scores 18 5.5 21 5.0 14 5.3 19 5.6 25 5.2 97 5.3
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