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Gender distribution of teaching staff and students at the Kamuzu College of Nursing, Malawi 1979-2001

Muula, Adamson; Nyasulu,Yohane; Msiska, Gladys

Abstract:
Malawi is facing a shortage of nurses in both private and public health facilities and it is believed that the imbalance of male and female nursing personnel is linked to this crisis. The paper focuses on gender distribution of staff and students at the Kamuzu College of Nursing in Malawi.  Amongst other objectives, this study was conducted to assess the gender of the first year students being trained at the college in proportion to the gender of the faculty members or lecturing staff. The paper also describes the findings and the implications with regards to the gender distribution of staff and students.  Statistics relating to the gender distrubution of staff members are included.

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Title of Paper: Gender distribution of teaching staff and students at the Kamuzu College of Nursing, Malawi 1979-2001
City: Malawi


Document Type:Journal Article
Subject Area:Staff
Country:Malawi
Keywords:Case Study, Malawi, Nursing, Gender Equity, Gender attitudes, Gender Distribution


Date Added:15 January 2007


Muula, A., Nyasulu,Y., Msiska, G. ( 2004 ). Gender distribution of teaching staff and students at the Kamuzu College of Nursing, Malawi 1979-2001. African Journal of Health Sciences 2004. 11 ( 1-2 ):74-76, Malawi