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Descriptor in English: Health Workforce
Descriptor in Spanish: Fuerza Laboral en Salud
Descriptor in Portuguese: Mão de Obra em Saúde
Descriptor in French: Main-d'oeuvre en santé
Entry term(s): Health Manpower
Health Occupations Manpower
Manpower, Health
Manpower, Health Occupations
Workforce, Health
Tree number(s): N02.350
N04.452.525.500
N05.300.420.400
SH1.030.020.020
SP1.011.117.133
VS3.004
Scope note: The availability of HEALTH PERSONNEL. It includes the demand and recruitment of both professional and allied health personnel, their present and future supply and distribution, and their assignment and utilization.
Annotation: do not confuse with HEALTH PERSONNEL, the persons in the field of health care & delivery; coordinate with specific health discipline, occupation or program if pertinent
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
History Note: 2019; use Health Manpower 1968-2018
See also the descriptors: Medicine MeSH
DeCS UI: 6431
Descriptor UI: D006280
Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/06/29
Health Workforce - Preferred
Concept UI M0009854
Scope note The availability of HEALTH PERSONNEL. It includes the demand and recruitment of both professional and allied health personnel, their present and future supply and distribution, and their assignment and utilization.
Preferred term Health Workforce
Entry term(s) Health Manpower
Health Occupations Manpower
Manpower, Health
Manpower, Health Occupations
Workforce, Health



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