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Table 4 Full Time Equivalents (FTEs) for 2011 workload and for projected volume of MNH services

From: Provider cost analysis supports results-based contracting out of maternal and newborn health services: an evidence-based policy perspective

  BEmONC RHC CEmONC RHC
Technical staff Existing FTEs for actual volumes Minimum FTEs required for actual volumes Minimum FTEs required for projected volumes Existing FTEs for actual volumes Minimum FTEs required for actual volumes Minimum FTEs required for projected volumes
Medical officer 0.10 0.04 0.16 0.04 0.06 0.14
Staff nurse 1.00 1.51 4.58 - - -
Staff nurse/Anaesthetist - - - 2.00 1.62 4.05
Lady health visitor - - - 3.00 1.67 4.35
Midwife 1.00 1.79 5.49 - - -
Obstetrician - - - 1.00 0.81 2.32
Lab technician - - - 1.43 0.51 1.36
Dispenser 0.50 0.33 0.77 0.68 0.31 0.92
Vaccinator 0.40 0.03 0.11 0.03 0.05 0.12
Total FTEs 3.00 3.70 11.11 8.18 5.03 13.26