Sample Sidebar Module

This is a sample module published to the sidebar_top position, using the -sidebar module class suffix. There is also a sidebar_bottom position below the menu.

Sample Sidebar Module

This is a sample module published to the sidebar_bottom position, using the -sidebar module class suffix. There is also a sidebar_top position below the search.


Human Resources management relate to all aspects of workforce availability, functionality and performance to attain optimum workforce productivity. The production, distribution, development, retention and utilization of a health workforce of the appropriate quantity, quality and the proper skill mix is essential to secure effective and quality health services. It involves planning, pre-service training continuous professional education/development and managing the performance of both clinical ad support workforce.

The total number of staff employed in CHAG health facilities in 2012 was 8,338 a slight decrease compared to 2011 (8,861) but remaining significantly higher compared to 2010 (7,302). The proportion of medical professional staff was about 48% whereas non-medical support constituted about 52%. Of the professional staff, the majority was made up by general nurses (15.6%), health assistants (14.9%) and midwives (6.5%). There was an absolute shortage of pharmacists, medical officers and medical specialist. Combined they only constituted 1.5% of the total staff strength in CHAG.


Graph 1: CHAG Staff by Category (%)

Being an agency of the MOH, most staff employed in CHAG health facilities (96%) were paid by the Government of Ghana through the MOH. However, there was some variation amongst different staff categories, with pharmacists and biomedical scientists scoring relatively low (80%) in this regard.


Graph 2: Proportion Mechanized and Non- Mechanized Staff by Category, 2012

During 2012, CHAG employed a total of 263 MDs (Medical officers and Specialists) and 3,417 nurses (Staff Nurses, Nursing Officers, Midwifes, DDNS, Community Nurses and Enrolled Nurses). However, the doctor/OPD client ratio remained rather stable (21,645) comparable to 2011 (21,357) mainly due to increased OPD volume. The significant increase in nurses compared to 2012 resulted in a much more favourable nurse/OPD Client ratio of 1,666 a relative improvement with respect to workload.




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