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Paying primary health care centers for performance in Rwanda
Paulin Basinga; P.J. Gertler / World Bank Publications 2010
Paying for performance (P4P) provides financial incentives for providers to increase the use and quality of care. P4P can affect health care by providing incentives for providers to put more effort into specific activities, and by inc...
What do community health workers have to say about their work, and how can this inform improved programme design? A case study with CHWs within Kenya
Martin Oliver / Global Health Action 2015
Community health workers (CHWs) are used increasingly in the world to address shortages of health workers and the lack of a pervasive national health system. However, while their role is often described at a policy level, it is not cl...
India Africa partnership in health care: accomplishments and prospects
Research and Information System for Developing Countries 2015
The health sector assumes special importance in India-Africa development cooperation. It is the major component of the broad-ranging collaborative effort envisaged under the rubric of India-Africa cooperation in social development and...
Medical professional retraining program
Jwa-Seop Shin / Korea Development Institute 2013
This report reviewed a retraining program for medical professionals in the mid-20th century which was done by the United States (US) to help the rehabilitation and development of Korea after Liberation from Japan and the Korean War, k...
Building a motivated health workforce during and post the ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone
ReBUILD Consortium 2015
The already weak health care delivery sector in Sierra Leone has been further overburdened with the Ebola outbreak. All efforts made towards strengthening the health system and working towards providing equitable access to healthcare ...
“We are dying while giving life”: Gender and the role of Health Extension Workers in rural Ethiopia
R. Jackson; D. Kilsby 2015
The health sector is a key priority sector for addressing women’s needs and priorities in Ethiopia. Under the Health Sector Development Program (HSDP), the Health Extension Program (HEP) aims to improve equitable access to essen...
Helpdesk Report: Health sector staff salaries
Department for International Development, UK 2011
This report gives the background and context of the situation regarding financing of human resources in developing countries. It then goes on to present papers on the different options. Donor Support Through Governments...
Literature review on codes of practice on international recruitment of health professionals in global health diplomacy
Y. M. Dambisya; P Kadama; S Matinhure; N Malema; C Dulo / EQUINET: Network for Equity in Health in Southern Africa 2013
The World Health Organisation (WHO) Global Code of Practice on the International Recruitment of Health Personnel (hereinafter called the “Code”) adopted by the World Health Assembly (WHA) in May 2010 was the culmination of...
The engagement of east and southern African countries on the WHO Code of practice on the international recruitment of health personnel and its implementation
Y. M. Dambisya; N Malema; C Dulo; S Matinhure; P Kadama / EQUINET: Network for Equity in Health in Southern Africa 2014
The World Health Organisation (WHO) ‘Global Code of Practice on the International Recruitment of Health Personnel’ adopted by the World Health Assembly (WHA) in May 2010 was the culmination of efforts by many different act...
Recent developments in ensuring quality of care in health establishments in South Africa
W Moleko; E.B Msibi; C Marshall / Health Systems Trust, South Africa 2013
Improving the quality of health care has been an important objective of the South African Department of Health for a number of years. Recently, there has been greater focus on health systems strengthening and capacity-building to ensu...
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A scientific diagram of the circulatory system, painted on a wall in Dubangat Momicha government-run secondary school, in Ethiopia. The mural indicates the main arteries and veins of the heart.

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