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Why caretakers bypass Primary Health Care facilities for child care - a case from rural Tanzania
(BioMed Central, 2011-11-17)
Background: Research on health care utilization in low income countries suggests that patients frequently bypass PHC facilities in favour of higher-level hospitals - despite substantial additional time and financial costs. ...
Unfulfilled expectations to services offered at primary health care facilities: Experiences of caretakers of underfive children in rural Tanzania
(BioMed Central, 2012-06-14)
Background: There is growing evidence that patients frequently bypass primary health care (PHC) facilities in favour of higher level hospitals regardless of substantial additional time and costs. Among the reasons given ...
Providing emergency care and assessing a patient triage system in a referral hospital in Somaliland: a cross-sectional study
(BioMed Central, 2014-11-06)
Background: In resource-poor settings, where health systems are frequently stretched to their capacity, access to emergency care is often limited. Triage systems have been proposed as a tool to ensure efficiency and optimal ...