THE PERSONNEL ISSUE IN THE PEOPLE’S COMMISSARIAT OF THE HEALTHCARE OF THE BURYAT-MONGOLIAN AUTONOMOUS REPUBLIC AND ATTEMPTED SOLUTIONS IN THE 1930S
Shalamov V. A.
This article provides a description of the staffing of the medical service of the Buryat-Mongolian ASSR in the 1930s. The bulk of the work is devoted to the problem of an acuteshortage of health workers, their rapid turnover, and the measures undertaken by the People’s Commissariat of Healthcare of the Buryat-Mongolian ASSR to resolve this problem. The efficiency of the personnel policy on the basis of statistical materials processing is analyzed. The author considers the system of training of medical personnel, as well as ways to consolidatethem in medical institutions in the field. Housing and living conditions play an important role in these processes. In addition, information on political repression among health workers is provided. As a result of the rapid development of the health service, the number of medical staff with higher education increased by 4.5 times, and with secondary education by 5.3 times. At the same time, 18 to 38 percent of vacancies annually remained unclaimed due to a sharp increase in the number of medical institutions.