Browsing Department of Health Promotion and Development by Author "Chimhutu, Victor"
Assessing performance enhancing tools: experiences with the open performance review and appraisal system (OPRAS) and expectations towards payment for performance (P4P) in the public health sector in Tanzania Songstad, Nils Gunnar; Lindkvist, Ida; Moland, Karen Marie; Chimhutu, Victor; Blystad, Astrid (BioMed Central Ltd., 2012-09-10)Background 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 delivery in many low-income countries. In order to increase ...Peer reviewedJournal article
Pay for Performance in Maternal Health in Tanzania: Perceptions, Expectations and Experiences in Mvomero district Chimhutu, Victor (The University of Bergen, 2011-05-30)In 2008, Tanzania was one of the 11 countries responsible for 65% of all maternal deaths in the world. The Ministry of Health and Social Welfare of Tanzania in 2008 acknowledged lack of commendable progress in reducing ...Master thesis
When incentives work too well: locally implemented pay for performance (P4P) and adverse sanctions towards home birth in Tanzania - a qualitative study Chimhutu, Victor; Lindkvist, Ida; Lange, Siri (BioMed Central, 2014-01-18)Background: Despite limited evidence of its effectiveness, performance-based payments (P4P) are seen by leading policymakers as a potential solution to the slow progress in reaching Millennium Development Goal 5: ...Peer reviewedJournal article