Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) technical guidance: Essential resource planning

To gauge the need for supplies/equipment and health work force requirements during the COVID-19 pandemic, WHO has developed a suite of complimentary surge calculators -- one for supplies and two for health workforce. All tools use the same base epidemiologic assumptions and classify health workforce using standardized International Labor Organization International Standard Classification of Occupations codes, but their outputs are intentionally different due to their primary focus