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Medical workforce gap in developing countries is set to worsen

BMJ 2007; 335 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39378.458032.DB (Published 25 October 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:843
  1. Fiona Godlee, editor
  1. BMJ

    The number of healthcare workers in sub-Saharan Africa will have to triple each year for 10 years if every person with HIV or AIDS is to get antiretroviral treatment, said researchers this week.

    Their study, published in AIDS Patient Care and STDs (2007;21:799-812), was one of seven—including one in this week's BMJ (2007;335:862-5 doi: 10.1136/bmj.39345.467813.80)—selected for presentation at the launch at the US National Institutes of Health of the multi-journal global theme issue on poverty and human development.

    The BMJ was among 235 journals from 37 countries that took part in …

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