Projecting Long-Term Trends in Health Manpower: Methodological Problems

Part of the Health Systems Research book series (HEALTH)


Health care is one of those basic commodities whose adequate provision is taken to be the responsibility of government. This does not mean that a nation’s health care facilities must necessarily be owned by government or that health professionals need be government employees. It merely implies that government bears the ultimate responsibility for an adequate supply of health services, whatever privately or publicly owned instruments it may rely upon in fulfilling that responsibility.


Office Visit Female Physician Occupational Choice Delphi Panel Effective Demand 
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