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CMI Report | Jan 2009
Inspired by a vision to build knowledge on how to implement high quality health care in low income contexts, Chr Michelsen Institute (CMI), Health Economics ...
Introducing post-discharge malaria chemoprevention (PMC) for management of severe anemia in Malawian children: a qualitative study of community health workers’ perceptions and motivation
Journal Article | Dec 2018
Background Severe malarial anaemia is one of the leading causes of paediatric hospital admissions in Malawi. Post-discharge malaria chemoprevention ...
Malawi, community health workers, malaria
News | 7 Nov 2011
Tanzanian health workers do not convert enough of their knowledge into practice. As a consequence, patients are inadequately examined. Building a stronger professional ethic could urge health workers to raise their standards.
Journal Article | Jan 2011
Informal payments for health services are common in many transitional and developing countries. The aim of this paper is to investigate the nature of ...
Informal payments, corruption, quality of health care, health worker, performance, Tanzania
CMI Working Paper | Dec 2008
A number of low- and middle-income countries have a severe shortage of health workers. This paper studies how health workers' choices of labour supply ...
Journal Article | Nov 2012
Informal payments—payments made from patients to health personnel in excess of official fees—are widespread in low-income countries. It is ...
informal payments, , rent seeking, , direct clinical observation, , health worker effort, , Tanzania
Journal Article | Aug 2010
The shortage of health workers in many low-income countries poses a threat to the quality of health services. When the number of patients per health worker ...
Human resources, Quality health services, Workload, Tanzania
CMI Brief | Oct 2011
Tanzania has one of the lowest health worker ratios in the world. It is the rural areas that suffer the most. The geographical imbalance represents a ...
CMI Brief | Oct 2011
A study of diagnostic effort documents low worker effort in both churchbased and government health facilities. Despite a strong perception among ...
The decentralisation-centralisation dilemma: Recruitment and distribution of health workers in remote districts of Tanzania
Journal Article | Sep 2009
The implementation of decentralisation reforms in the health sector of Tanzania started in the 1980s. These reforms were intended to relinquish substantial ...
CMI Working Paper | Mar 2009
The current shortage of health workers in many low-income countries poses a threat to the quality of health services. When the number of patients per ...
Health personnel, Tanzania
Book Chapter | Jun 2013
Productivity of health workers. Tanzania Ottar Mæstad, Aziza Mwisongo The labor market for health w
Journal Article | Sep 2012
Health workers’ motivation is a key determinant of the quality of health services, and poor motivation has been found to be an obstacle to service ...
Public health sector, payment for performance, Tanzania
Book Chapter | Oct 2016
Measuring the performance of health workers Kenneth Leonard; Ottar Mæstad Health Labor Market Analy
Evaluation of the implementation and long-term impact of performance based financing of health services
Project | Aug 2014 - Aug 2019
Results-based financing has been launched as a strategy to increase the use and improve the quality of health services in low- and middle-income countries. ...
Tanzania, P4P, results based financing, public health, motivation
Book Chapter | Oct 2016
Analyzing the determinants of health worker performance Kenneth Leonard; Ottar Mæstad Health Labor
Journal Article | Jan 2009
The overall human resource shortages and the distributional inequalities in the health workforce in many developing countries are well acknowledged. However, ...
CMI Report | Jan 2006
The number of health workers in Tanzania has declined sharply over the last decade. The present number of health personnel in Tanzania is low both by ...
Health sector, Health personnel, Human resources, Tanzania
Health worker motivation and effort in a low-income context. Quantitative and qualitative research from Tanzania
Doctoral Thesis | Oct 2011
Health worker motivation and effort in a low-income context. Quantitative and qualitative research
Pro-social preferences and self-selection into the public health sector: evidence from an economic experiment
Journal Article | Jul 2012
Motivational crowding-out theory establishes that the effectiveness of financial incentive schemes, like pay-for-performance, crucially depends on the ...
Pro-social preferences, career choice, economic experiments, health workers, Tanzania