Table 3

Distribution of medical staff by region (2010)
Region Doctors Clinical officers Nurses Skilled health workers
Number Per 100,000 Number Per 100,000 Number Per 100,000 Number Per 100,000
Bulawayo 168 29.57 - - 2,460 432.98 Z628 462.55
Harare 349 23.92 20 1.37 4,309 295.38 4,678 320.67
Manicaland 26 1.68 3 0.19 1,476 95.60 1,505 97.48
Mashonaland Central 16 1.61 4 0.40 1,160 116.53 1,180 118.54
Mashonaland East 24 2.17 3 0.27 1,215 110.08 1,242 112.53
Mashonaland West 29 2.48 2 0.17 1,184 101.31 1,215 103.96
Masvingo 17 1.29 1 0.08 1,606 121.72 1,624 123.08
Matabeleland North 15 2.23 - - 947 140.62 962 142.85
Matabeleland South 22 3.37 - - 991 151.75 1,013 155.12
Midlands 23 1.97 2 0.17 1,684 143.89 1,709 146.62
TOTAL 689 6.47 35 0.33 17,032 159.85 17,756 166.64

Chirwa et al.

Chirwa et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:197   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-197

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