- Autores: Vall Mayans M, Alves-Pires C, Alho A, Bahia MT, Bahia MT
- Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Profile+and+professional+expectations+of+medical+students+in+Mozambique%3A+a+longitudinal+study
INTRODUCTION: This paper compares the socioeconomic profile of medical students registered at the Faculty of Medicine of Universidade Eduardo Mondlane (FM-UEM), Maputo, for the years 1998/99 and 2007/08. CASE STUDY: The objective is to describe the medical students’ social and geographical origins, expectations and perceived difficulties regarding their education and professional future. Data were collected […]
What influences national and foreign physicians’ geographic distribution? An analysis of medical doctors’ residence location in Portugal.
- Autores: Alho A, Almeida LM
- Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=What+influences+national+and+foreign+physicians%27+geographic+distribution%3F+An+analysis+of+medical+doctors%27+residence+location+in+Portugal
The debate over physicians’ geographical distribution has attracted the attention of the economic and public health literature over the last forty years. Nonetheless, it is still to date unclear what influences physicians’ location, and whether foreign physicians contribute to fill the geographical gaps left by national doctors in any given country.
- Autores: Alves-Pires C, Alho A, Nunes-Pereira M, Bahia MT
- Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Task-shifting%3A+experiences+and+opinions+of+health+workers+in+Mozambique+and+Zambia
This paper describes the task-shifting taking place in health centres and district hospitals in Mozambique and Zambia. The objectives of this study were to identify the perceived causes and factors facilitating or impeding task-shifting, and to determine both the positive and negative consequences of task-shifting for the service users, for the services and for health workers.
Health workers’ attitudes toward immigrant patients: a cross-sectional survey in primary health care services.
- Autores: Nunes N, Alam MZ, Anthony J. Cornel1
- Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Health+workers%27+attitudes+toward+immigrant+patients%3A+a+cross-sectional+survey+in+primary+health+care+services
Health workers’ attitudes toward immigrant patients influence behaviour, medical decisions, quality of care and health outcomes. Despite the increasing number of immigrant patients in health services and the potential influence of health workers’ attitudes, there is little research in this area. This study aimed to examine attitudes of different health workers’ groups toward immigrant patients and to identify the associated factors.