Table 4

Numbers of frontline health workers allocated to HIV related services, 2005 and 20071

Lusaka

Kabwe

Mumbwa

Total


Worker

N *

2005**

2007**

N*

2005**

2007**

N*

2005**

2007**

N*

2005**

2007**


ART alone

6

45

45

1

0

4

0

0

0

7

45

49


ART and non-ART services

10

84

82

7

88

126

8

34

43

25

206

251


Total ART§

10

129

127

7

88

130

8

34

43

25

251

300


PMTCT alone

5

18

16

1

4

6

1

2

4

7

24

26


PMTCT and other services

7

65

72

9

58

84

11

22

32

27

145

188


Total PMTCT§

8

83

88

9

62

90

11

24

36

28

169

214


1Health workers include doctors, nurses, clinical officers and HIV counsellors

* n = numbers of facilities

** = numbers of health workers

§ = total numbers of facilities is based on categories which are not mutually exclusive, ie a facility may have workers devoted to HIV services alone and workers providing HIV and other services

Walsh et al. BMC Health Services Research 2010 10:272   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-10-272

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