Monitoring service delivery for universal health coverage: the Service Availability and Readiness Assessment
Kathryn O’Neill, Marina Takane, Ashley Sheffel, Carla Abou-Zahr & Ties Boerma
Volume 91, Number 12, December 2013, 923-931
Table 4. Mean scores for service readiness in selected facilities in six countries, according to the Service Availability and Readiness Assessment, 2008–2010
||United Republic of Tanzania
|No. of facilities||542||207||210||207||106||691||326||312a|
|Basic amenities and equipment, % (11 itemsb)||74||67||76||64||64||70c||81||81|
|Standard precautions, % (6 itemsd)||74||72||67||74||81||74||84||87|
|Diagnostics (on site), % (8 items)||21||13||39||13||30||32||58||52|
|Medicines, % (13 itemse)||27||34||27||34||27||29||46||53|
a Includes facilities from the eight districts in common with the 2008 Zambia assessment.
b Excludes sanitation facilities, room with privacy, light source.
c Emergency transport missing.
d Includes soap and running water, disinfectant, disposable needles, infectious waste and sharps disposal, guidelines.
e Diazepam not included.