Improving health service delivery in developing countries : from evidence to action / editors, David H. Peters [and others].

Reliable information on how health service strategies affect the poor is in short supply. In an attempt to redress the imbalance, Improving Health Service Delivery in Developing Countries presents evidence on strategies for strengthening health service delivery, based on systematic reviews of the li...

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Corporate Author: World Bank.
Other Authors: Peters, David H., 1962-
Format: Electronic
Language:English
Published: Washington, DC : World Bank, ©2009.
Series:Directions in development (Washington, D.C.)
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Summary:Reliable information on how health service strategies affect the poor is in short supply. In an attempt to redress the imbalance, Improving Health Service Delivery in Developing Countries presents evidence on strategies for strengthening health service delivery, based on systematic reviews of the literature, quantitative and qualitative analyses of existing data, and seven country case studies. The authors also explore how changes in coverage of different health services affect each other on the national level. Finally, the authors explain why setting international targets for health services.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xxii, 338 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9780821379431
0821379437
1282135392
9781282135390
9786612135392
6612135395
Language:English.