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Table 3 Health workforce profiles and distribution in Forecariah and Yomou districts, Guinea, December 2016

From: Health workforce development and retention in Guinea: a policy analysis post-Ebola

  Forecariah number (%) Yomou number (%)
Health workforce per status
 Civil servants* 83 (29) 43 (32)
 Contractual/volunteers 206 (71) 92 (68)
 Total 289 (100) 135 (100)
Health workforce distribution per status and categories in rural areas
 Civil servants
  Type A 5 (6) 0 (0)
  Type B 4 (5) 7 (16)
  Type C 14 (17) 9 (20)
  Informal 0 (0) 0 (0)
 Sub-total 23 (27) 16 (37)
 Contractual/volunteers
  Type A 0 (0) 1 (1)
  Type B 22 (11) 12 (13)
  Type C 31 (15) 25 (27)
  Informal 99 (48) 36 (39)
 Sub-total 152 (74) 74 (80)
Health workforce distribution per status and categories in the urban center of the district
 Civil servants
  Type A 12 (14) 5 (12)
  Type B 19 (23) 11 (26)
  Type C 30 (36) 11 (26)
  Informal 0 (0) 0 (0)
 Sub-total 61 (73) 27 (63)
 Contractual/volunteers
  Type A 7 (3) 0 (0)
  Type B 17 (8) 0 (0)
  Type C 18 (9) 18 (20)
  Informal 12 (6) 0 (0)
 Sub-total 54 (26) 18 (20)
  1. *83 health workers were present out of the 202 posted in Forecariah. In Yomou, this was 43 out of 111 health workers