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Sept. 21, 2018

Strengthening the public health workforce: An estimation of the long-term requirements for public health specialists in Serbia

Region: Europe Scientific publication Strengthening governance and accountability, Creating an enabling environment Source: Health Policy

At the beginning of the 21st century, planning the public health workforce requirements came into the focus of policy makers. The need for improved provision of essential public health services, driven by a challenging non-communicable disease and causes of death and disability within Serbia, calls for a much needed estimation of the requirements of the public health professionals. Mid and long-term public health specialists’ supply and demand estimations out to 2025were developed based on national staffing standards and regional distribution of the workforce in public health institutes of Serbia