Vol. 1 No. 1 (2022): Human Resource Management & Nursing

Review Article

A classic surplus-shortage of nurses in Indonesia

Joko Gunawan
Belitung Raya Foundation, Indonesia
Yupin Aungsuroch
Faculty of Nursing, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand


nurses, shortage, surplus, Indonesia

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This article aims to describe the current context of the surplus-shortage of nurses in Indonesia. Some concerns are raised, and recommendations are provided. The data provided in this paper may be helpful to policymakers, human resource managers, hospital managers, and nurse managers in solving the problems.

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