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Table 4 Numbers of frontline health workers allocated to HIV related services, 2005 and 20071

From: Task sharing in Zambia: HIV service scale-up compounds the human resource crisis

  Lusaka Kabwe Mumbwa Total
Worker N * 2005** 2007** N* 2005** 2007** N* 2005** 2007** N* 2005** 2007**
ART alone 6 45 45 1 0 4 0 0 0 7 45 49
ART and non-ART services 10 84 82 7 88 126 8 34 43 25 206 251
Total ART § 10 129 127 7 88 130 8 34 43 25 251 300
PMTCT alone 5 18 16 1 4 6 1 2 4 7 24 26
PMTCT and other services 7 65 72 9 58 84 11 22 32 27 145 188
Total PMTCT § 8 83 88 9 62 90 11 24 36 28 169 214
  1. 1Health workers include doctors, nurses, clinical officers and HIV counsellors
  2. * n = numbers of facilities
  3. ** = numbers of health workers
  4. § = total numbers of facilities is based on categories which are not mutually exclusive, ie a facility may have workers devoted to HIV services alone and workers providing HIV and other services