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Conceptualizing the impacts of dual practice on the retention of public sector specialists - evidence from South Africa

Overview of attention for article published in Human Resources for Health, January 2015
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Title
Conceptualizing the impacts of dual practice on the retention of public sector specialists - evidence from South Africa
Published in
Human Resources for Health, January 2015
DOI 10.1186/1478-4491-13-3
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Authors

John Ashmore, Lucy Gilson

Abstract

'Dual practice', or multiple job holding, generally involves public sector-based health workers taking additional work in the private sector. This form of the practice is purported to help retain public health care workers in low and middle-income countries' public sectors through additional wage incentives. There has been little conceptual or empirical development of the relationship between dual practice and retention.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
South Africa 2 2%
Peru 1 <1%
Indonesia 1 <1%
Brazil 1 <1%
Unknown 110 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 31 27%
Researcher 22 19%
Student > Doctoral Student 13 11%
Student > Ph. D. Student 12 10%
Student > Postgraduate 6 5%
Other 19 17%
Unknown 12 10%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 35 30%
Nursing and Health Professions 18 16%
Social Sciences 15 13%
Business, Management and Accounting 12 10%
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 7 6%
Other 11 10%
Unknown 17 15%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 8. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 11 March 2016.
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#2,889,400
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#369
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