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Challenges to fair decision-making processes in the context of health care services: a qualitative assessment from Tanzania
(BioMed Central, 2012-06-07)
Background: Fair processes in decision making need the involvement of stakeholders who can discuss issues and reach an agreement based on reasons that are justifiable and appropriate in meeting people’s needs. In Tanzania, ...
The burden of knowing: balancing benefits and barriers in HIV testing decisions. a qualitative study from Zambia
(BioMed Central Ltd., 2012-01-05)
Background Client-initiated HIV counselling and testing has been scaled up in many African countries, in the form of voluntary counselling and testing (VCT). Test rates have remained low, with HIV-related stigma being ...
Why do health workers in rural Tanzania prefer public sector employment?
(BioMed Central, 2012-04-05)
Background: Severe shortages of qualified health workers and geographical imbalances in the workforce in many low-income countries require the national health sector management to closely monitor and address issues ...
Condom availability in high risk places and condom use: a study at district level in Kenya, Tanzania and Zambia
(BioMed Central, 2012-11-26)
Background: A number of studies from countries with severe HIV epidemics have found gaps in condom availability, even in places where there is a substantial potential for HIV transmission. Although reported condom use has ...
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
(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 ...