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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
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 ...
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
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
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
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.
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 ...
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.
Evaluation of the implementation and long-term impact of performance based financing of health services
Project | Aug 2014 - Jul 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
U4 Brief | Oct 2007
Informal payments for health services are common in many transitional and developing countries. Informal payments are often claimed to reduce access to ...
corruption, health, Tanzania
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.
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 ...
Book Chapter | Jun 2013
Productivity of health workers. Tanzania Ottar Mæstad, Aziza Mwisongo The labor market for health w
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 ...
Book Chapter | Oct 2016
Measuring the performance of health workers Kenneth Leonard; Ottar Mæstad Health Labor Market Analy
Book Chapter | Oct 2016
Analyzing the determinants of health worker performance Kenneth Leonard; Ottar Mæstad Health Labor
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 ...
Project | Mar 2008 - Dec 2010
The aims of the project are 1) to measure within country variations in health worker productivity in Ghana, Zambia, Rwanda, and Tanzania. and ...
Ghana, Zambia, Rwanda, Tanzania
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