Open Access Research article

Task sharing in Zambia: HIV service scale-up compounds the human resource crisis

Aisling Walsh1*, Phillimon Ndubani2, Joseph Simbaya2, Patrick Dicker1 and Ruairí Brugha13

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Epidemiology and Public Health Medicine, Division of Population Health Sciences, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland

2 Institute of Economic and Social Research, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia

3 Department of Global Health Development, Faculty of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK

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BMC Health Services Research 2010, 10:272  doi:10.1186/1472-6963-10-272

Published: 17 September 2010

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Additional file 1:

Health Facility Records/Register Review. A proforma used to quantify service episodes and patient/client attendances (HIV and non-HIV) between 2005 and 2007.

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Health Facility Survey with Health Facility Level Manager/NGO Manager. A structured questionnaire, administered to health facility managers, to ascertain types of services (HIV and non-HIV) provided within each facility.

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Additional file 3:

Health Facility Survey - Human Resources. A structured questionnaire, administered to health facility managers, to ascertain health worker categories, trends over time and staff allocations to services.

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