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A critical assessment of the WHO responsiveness tool: lessons from voluntary HIV testing and counselling services in Kenya
(BioMed Central, 2009-12-22)
Background: Health, fair financing and responsiveness to the user's needs and expectations are seen as the essential objectives of health systems. Efforts have been made to conceptualise and measure responsiveness as a ...
Practicing provider-initiated HIV testing in high prevalence settings: consent concerns and missed preventive opportunities
(BioMed Central, 2011-04-21)
Background: Counselling is considered a prerequisite for the proper handling of testing and for ensuring effective HIV preventive efforts. HIV testing services have recently been scaled up substantially with a particular ...
Accountable priority setting for trust in health systems - the need for research into a new approach for strengthening sustainable health action in developing countries
(BioMed Central, 2009-10-24)
Abstract Despite multiple efforts to strengthen health systems in low and middle income countries, intended sustainable improvements in health outcomes have not been shown. To date most priority ...
Effectiveness of a girls’ empowerment programme on early childbearing, marriage and school dropout among adolescent girls in rural Zambia: study protocol for a cluster randomized trial
(BioMed Central, 2016-12-09)
Background: Adolescent pregnancies pose a risk to the young mothers and their babies. In Zambia, 35% of young girls in rural areas have given birth by the age of 18 years. Pregnancy rates are particularly high among ...