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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 ...
Informal payments, corruption, quality of health care, health worker, performance, Tanzania
News | 23 Sep 2011
Low health worker performance is a key obstacle to achieving the health-related Millennium Development Goals. While a lack of knowledge, equipment and medicine have been seen as the major challenges, a recent study pinpoints poorly motivated health workers as an important contributing factor to low quality health care in low-income settings.
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 ...
News | 30 May 2014
In an effort to improve maternal and child health, Tanzanian authorities implemented a pay for performance (P4P) scheme in 2009. The more women the health workers convinced to give birth at health facilities, the bigger bonus they would get. The number of women giving birth at health facilities did increase, but the new scheme also had adverse effects.
Journal Article | Nov 2012
Informal payments—payments made from patients to health personnel in excess of official fees—are widespread in low-income countries. ...
informal payments, , rent seeking, , direct clinical observation, , health worker effort, , Tanzania
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 ...
Tanzania, P4P, results based financing, public health, motivation
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.
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 ...
Health personnel, 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 ...
Human resources, Quality health services, Workload, Tanzania
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
Project | Mar - Oct 2008
The aims of the project are 1) to measure within country variations in health worker productivity in Ghana, Zambia, Rwanda, and Tanzania. ...
Ghana, Zambia, Rwanda, Tanzania
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 ...
Health sector, Health personnel, Human resources, Tanzania
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 ...
News | 28 Aug 2014
Pneumonia is the biggest child killer in developing countries. Simple medical procedures can improve diagnosis and save lives. Yet, studies show that many clinicians do not perform these procedures. Why?
News | 24 Oct 2011
Poorly motivated Tanzanian health workers could pose a threat to patients. Simple procedures like counting childrens' respiratory rate can save lives, but are often left out. However, changes are achievable within the existing work force.
Going beyond impact evaluation: Performance-Based Financing of Health Care Provision in Low-Income Countries
Event | 13 Jun 2013
The workshop made real progress in the dialogue between researchers, practitioners and policy makers. The priorities for research were made clearer. Read reports and summaries from the participants.
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 ...
CMI Report | Dec 2011
This report discusses the availability and quality of health services in two provinces of Angola (Luanda and Uíge) and reports how households ...
Health, Poverty, Angola
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 ...
Public health sector, payment for performance, Tanzania