On Current Situation and Countermeasures of Professional Health Team in 104 Town Health Centers
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Sulan Long, Fengyun Long, Ling Ma
Town health centers play a pivotal role in rural three-level health service network. Questionnaire survey and interview are combined in this paper to investigate current situation of health workers in 104 town health centers of Jiangxi Province. The results show that, the major problems of health workers include insufficient number, inverse proportion of doctors and nurses and obvious shortage of nursing workers, young age structure, low educational background and job title, low professional quality and the whole quality of health workers. Based on the analysis of these problems, the following countermeasures are proposed: to create a loose talent environment; to improve job title appraisal standards and staff treatment; to perfect social security mechanism and solve staffs' housing difficulties; and to establish the talent training mode adapting to rural health service demand.
Town health center, health workers, current situation, countermeasures.