Delegating tasks could ease HIV doctor shortage

 作者:邹槿皎     |      日期:2019-03-02 02:18:03
Wanted: 4 million extra health workers worldwide to help combat HIV and AIDS. Applicants with no qualifications considered. Please apply immediately. That’s the message from the World Health Organization, which this week met health ministers from 50 countries in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to discuss how to solve the desperate shortage of medical personnel in countries stricken with HIV. Their suggestion is to pass on key tasks to medical staff, and even patients themselves who, although less qualified, have valuable first-hand knowledge of how HIV treatment regimes work. “We hope health ministers will accept the concept and implement it on a massive scale,” says Badara Samb,