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Table 2 Number of anesthesia providers in the surveyed hospitals with description

From: The current state of anesthesia safety in a third world country: a cross-sectional survey among anesthesia providers in Ethiopia

Anesthesia providera Number Description of anesthesia providersb
Anesthesiologists 1 A graduate of health science college/institute who is a Medical doctor and completed a nationally recognized specialist anesthesia training program
MSc Anesthesia Professionals 37 A graduate of health science college/ institute who have a BSc degree in anesthesia and completed a nationally recognized MSc anesthesia training program
BSc Anesthetist 153 A graduate of health science college/institute who has completed a nationally recognized BSc anesthesia training program
Advanced Diploma Anesthetist 15 A graduate of health science college/institute who has completed a nationally or regionally recognized advanced diploma anesthesia training program
Total 206
  1. aAnesthesia provider: Any healthcare worker who provides anesthesia care, irrespective of professional background or moderate or deep training
  2. bDescription was taken from WHO-WFSA International Standards and Ethiopian Hospital Standards [11, 15, 16, 18]