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Table 1 Characteristics of study site hospitals in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, 2011 [26]

From: Prevention and care of paediatric HIV infection in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: knowledge, attitudes and practices of the caregivers

  Physicians Pharmacists Nurses Mid-wives Beds in paediatric wards Total beds in wards Bed occupancy rate (%)
Yalgado Ouédraogo university hospital 128 13 113 35 112 733 88.9
Chrales De Gaulle peadiatric university hospital 23 3 57 0 143 143 61.2
Boulmiougou district hospital 10 3 80 41 35 62 52.3
Nongr-Massom district hospital 13 1 40 26 24 95 0.7
  1. Bed occupancy rate = number of days of inpatient care/number of bed days available
  2. Number of days of inpatient care = total number of days in which each patient occupied a bed in a health facility over the year
  3. Number of bed days available = number of available beds in the health facility X the number of days in the year