A United Nations Global Health Panel for Global Health Governance: A commentary on Mackey
- Autores: Dussault G
- Ano de Publicação: 2013
- Journal: Social Science & Medicine
- Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23131841
Global Health and Tropical Medicine
The health services system of Timor-Leste (T-L) will, by 2015, add 800 physicians, most of them trained in Cuba, to the 233 employed by the national health system in 2010-2011. The need for more physicians is not in discussion: poor health indicators, low coverage and utilization of services, and poor quality of services are well documented in T-L.
Health professionals dual practice has received increasing attention, particularly in the context of the universal health coverage movement. This paper explores the determinants of doctors’ choices to become a dual practitioner and of dual practitioners’ choices to allocate time to the private sector in the capital cities of Mozambique, Guinea Bissau and Cape Verde.