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Table 2 Neonatal Unit Beds and Staff

From: Facility readiness in low and middle-income countries to address care of high risk/ small and sick newborns

Type of Hospital 1.UG- a
Tertiary Urban
2.UG- Public Regional Urban 3.UG- Public Regional Urban 4.UG- Public District Urban 5.UG- Public District Urban 6.UG- Public District Rural 7.UG- Public District Rural 8.UG- Public District Rural 9.UG- a
District Rural
10.UG- a
District Rural
11. INDO- Public Tertiary Urban 12. INDO- Public Tertiary Urban 13. INDO- Public Regional Urban 14. INDO- Public District Urban 15. INDIA- a
Tertiary Urban
16. INDIA- Public Tertiary Urban
Neonatal Unit Bed Strength 50 40 30 6 6 8 3 3 4 2 55 70 32 66 76 80
Total Physicians b (Certified pediatricians) 23 (7) 7 (7) 11 (3) 6 (1) 6 (2) 2 (1) 1 (0) 1 (0) 1 (0) 1 (0) 8 (8) 12 (5) 5 (5) 7 (1) 10 (7) 7 (7)
Total Nursing personnelb (nurses, midwives and nursing assistants) 23 13 9 19 8 11 13 12 13 12 86 105 16 68 79 52
No. of beds per nurse, day shift 6.3 13.3 15 1 2 2.7 1 1.5 1.3 0.7 1.8 3.5 4 3.7 4 5.7
Night shift doctors 2 + 1 on call 2 + 2 on call 1 on call 1 on call 1 + 1 on call 1 on call 1 on call 1 on call 2 1 on call 1 5 1 on call 1 3 + 1 on call 6 + 1 on call
No. of beds per nurse, night shift 12.5 20 30 2 6 4 1.5 1.5 1.3 1 3.9 3.5 4 4.7 5.1 8.9
  1. a - Private, Not for Profit Hospital; UG Uganda, Indo Indonesia; b- Physicians and nursing personnel do not include trainees