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Table 2 Distribution of health training institutions by sector

From: An overview of health workforce education and accreditation in Africa: implications for scaling-up capacity and quality

Training institutions Public sector Private for-profit sector Private not-for-profit sector Total
Number (%) Number (%) Number (%) Number (%)
Medical training institutions 264 64% 111 27% 35 9% 410 10%
Health sciences institutions 1015 69% 367 25% 87 6% 1469 37%
Nursing and midwifery institutions 942 44% 881 42% 299 14% 2122 53%
Total 2221 56% 1359 34% 421 10% 4001 100%