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Table 2 Required Human Resources for Government and CHAM Health Facilities, 2005

From: Human resources requirements for highly active antiretroviral therapy scale-up in Malawi

Cadre Ministry of Health and CHAM Target Cadre Current Staff Current Vacancies % Actual Staff in Post to Target % Vacant Posts
Physicians 433 139 294 32 68
Nurses 8,440 4,717 3,723 56 44
Clinical Officers 1,405 942 463 67 33
Medical Assistants 1,500 718 782 48 52
Lab Technicians 507 251 256 50 50
Pharmacists 285 93 192 50 50
Environmental Health Officers 1,662 304 1,358 18 82