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- DocumentPan American Health Organization, 2001The quality of health services depends on the performance of health service workers, but little attention has been paid to improving how human resources are managed in the health sector. A document by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) looks at the situation in the Pan-American region, and outlines actions for improving the institutions which manage health sector workers.DocumentBritish Medical Journal, 2000What is the meaning of “clinical governance” in primary health care and how is quality health care to be defined?Document
New products into old systems: the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI) from a country perspectiveSave the Children Fund, 2002The Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation (GAVI) aims to expand the use of under-utilised vaccines in seventy-four developing countries whilst supporting the development of other vaccines, but what have the experiences of recipient countries been of GAVI?DocumentBulletin of the World Health Organization : the International Journal of Public Health, 2002Health sector workers respond to inadequate salaries and working conditions by developing various individual ‘‘coping strategies’’—some, but not all, of which are of a predatory nature. This paper in the World Health Organization (WHO) Bulletin, reviews what is known about these practices and their potential consequences (competition for time, brain drain and conflicts of interest).Document
Contracting for primary care medicines management in Albania: lessons learned and transferable principlesHLSP Institute, UK, 2000At the onset of its transition to a democratic society and a market economy in 1991, Albania inherited a medical system based on the Soviet model, centrally controlled, with emphasis on large numbers of doctors and the provision of large numbers of hospital beds. Health outcomes were poor. To address the problem, in 1993 the government embarked on reforming the health services.Document
Practical issues in contracting for primary health care delivery: lessons from two large projects in BangladeshWorld Bank, 2002There is increasing interest in developing countries, in contracting with NGOs and the for-profit private sector to deliver primary health care (PHC) including nutrition and family planning services.DocumentDepartment for International Development Health Systems Resource Centre, 2002If poverty cannot be eradicated without a sound macroeconomic context, neither can health care improve without stronger focus on human resources (HR). This is the central thesis of this issues paper produced for the Department for International Development (DFID) by the DFID Health Systems Resource Centre (HSRC).DocumentDepartment for International Development Health Systems Resource Centre, 2001How is poverty and poor people’s health measured? What problems are encountered and what tools are available to assist in the collection of data in the developing world?DocumentPoverty Reduction Strategies and PRSPs, PovertyNet, World Bank, 2002Summary of findings from official review of PRSP processes.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2000This summary was produced by id21.Under the command economy all government health workers in China earned similar salaries. Twenty years of transition to a socialist market economy, including liberalisation of the labour market, has led to growing income differences. An Institute of Development Studies working paper explores how this has affected health workers.