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Table 7 Number of key health personnel, ideal numbers and gaps

From: Gaps and opportunities for cervical cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care: evidence from midterm review of the Zimbabwe cervical Cancer prevention and control strategy (2016–2020)

Specialties Currently available Ideal number Gaps# %
Gynaecological oncologists 2 10 8 400%
Gynaecologists 108 128 20 19%
Oncologists 15 64 49 327%
Pathologists 8 64 56 700%
Nuclear Medicine Physician 1 6 5 500%
Radiologist 17 64 47 276%
Oncologist nurses 47 128 115 245%
Medical Physicists 10 20 10 100%
Palliative care specialists 6 64 58 967%