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Title: Planning dental manpower in Lebanon: scenarios for the year 2015
Authors: Doughan, B.
Kassak, K.
Bourgeois, D.
Issue Date: 2005
Language: English
Abstract: The requirements for dentists in Lebanon for the year 2015 were estimated using the World Health Organization/World Dental Federation planning model. The aim was to help decision- and policy-makers in Lebanon to plan strategically for the supply of dental personnel in line with the recommendations of the Oral Health National Plan guidelines from 1995. Assumptions based on previous research in selected populations were taken to support the simulation. The number of dentists required for Lebanon in the year 2015 was estimated to be 2715 while the projected supply will be 6176. Urgent measures are needed to reduce the potential oversupply of dentists in this country
Description: 943-951
Keywords: Adolescent
Adult
Aged
Child
Child, Preschool
Decision Making, Organizational
Subject: Dental Health Services
URI: http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/117024
ISSN: 1020-3397
Other Identifiers: http://applications.emro.who.int/emhj/1105_6/11_5-6_2005_943_951.pdf
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