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Current Workforce of Health Sector and Its Development in Bangladesh

Current Workforce of Health Sector and Its Development in Bangladesh

Published September 19, 2019

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Bangladesh is one of the countries with severe shortages of health workers. This study tries to describe and evaluate and the current situations of health workforce and human resource development in Bangladesh. Here non-empirical study will apply and the analysis will be made from the data and contents collected from various articles and journals published by various authors and released through various sources. This study revealed that there is a huge disparity in health care service and distributions between rural and urban areas. People are also suffering due to lack of medical expertise, medicines and health care facilities. Bangladesh cannot provide minimal health care service to the all people due to insufficient number of doctors, health care professionals and medical services. Approaches to improving the quality of care provided by this sector, including improved monitoring and regulation, are needed.


Health workforce, health worker density, Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), DGHS, DGFP, Bangladesh, WHO.


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