Expert Opinion Panel Local Labor/HR Laws Facility Records 1. Clinical & nonclinical activities of heath workers (e.g., “Outpatient exam., admin., training”) 2. Activity standards (Time per activity) 3. Total available working hours 5. Actual workload or annual service volume (e.g., ”no. of patients , surgeries, admission, ..”) 4. Standard workload 6. Staffing Needs or Number of Workers Required (R) 8. Workforce Ratio 7. Workforce Gap Workforce Planning Model in Egypt
Application in primary health care facilities (PHCs), other type of hospitals and other sectors.
Designing training programs in response to actual staffing needs.
Using results of workforce assessment as a basis for developing workforce plans.
The workforce standards should be officially adopted by the MOHP.
Conclusions An effective, valid workforce planning model was developed for the Egyptian context. The model quantified the magnitude of staff imbalances by governorate, specialty, and staff category. Implications Policies are needed to close the gaps observed between the need for and supply of health workers for all levels of service provision.