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Practicing governance towards equity in health systems: LMIC perspectives and experience
The unifying theme of the papers in this series is a concern for understanding the everyday practice of governance in low- and middle-income country (LMIC) health systems. Rather than seeing governance as a normative ...
The governance of national community health worker programmes in low- and middle-income countries: an empirically based framework of governance principles, purposes and tasks
(Kerman University of Medical Sciences, 2018)
BACKGROUND: National community health worker (CHW) programmes are increasingly regarded as an integral component of primary healthcare (PHC) in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). At the interface of the formal health ...
Leadership and governance of community health worker programmes at scale: a cross case analysis of provincial implementation in South Africa
BACKGROUND: National community health worker (CHW) programmes are returning to favour as an integral part of primary health care systems, often on the back of pre-existing community based initiatives. There are ...
Assessing geographical inequity in availability of hospital services under the state-funded universal health insurance scheme in Chhattisgarh state, India, using a composite vulnerability index
(Taylor & Francis, 2018)
Background: Countries are increasingly adopting health insurance schemes for achieving Universal Health Coverage. India’s state-funded health insurance scheme covers hospital care provided by ‘empanelled’ private and ...
Ward-based primary health care outreach teams in South Africa: developments, challenges and future directions
(Health Systems Trust, 2018)
In 2011, South Africa adopted the Ward-based Primary Health Care Outreach Team (WBPHCOT) Strategy. The WBPHCOTs are made up of generalist community health workers (CHWs) supported by nurse team leaders, and linked to ...