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Table 3 Number of cadrewise recommendations of HRH in the NHPIs for AAAQ dimensions

From: Do health policies address the availability, accessibility, acceptability, and quality of human resources for health? Analysis over three decades of National Health Policy of India

Cadres Dimensionwise recommendations
  Availability Accessibility Acceptability Quality
  1983 2002 2017 1983 2002 2017 1983 2002 2017 1983 2002 2017
Doctor 0 5 15 1 4 15 0 1 2 0 4 18
Nurse 0 4 2 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 3 6
AYUSHa 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 1 0 0 1
ANMb 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0
Dentist 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Pharmacist 0 1 5 0 1 3 0 1 2 0 2 3
Otherc 1 1 10 0 1 9 0 1 3 2 0 6
Non-cadre-specificd 2 1 1 2 1 2 0 2 0 4 2 6
Total recommendations 3 13 33 4 8 36 0 5 10 6 11 41
  1. HRH Human Resources for Health, NHPI National Health Policy of India, AAAQ Availability, Accessibility, Acceptability, aAYUSH: Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy, bANM: Auxiliary Nurse-Midwife, cOther includes mid-level practitioners, community health workers, and multi-purpose workers. dNon-cadre-specific recommendations apply to all HRH cadres