Management for health services delivery

Nicaragua

  • Vouchers for Health
    Peter Sandiford, Anna Gorter, and Micol Salvetto, 2002, The World Bank
    Flow of vouchers and funds; increasing access, incentives for better quality or lower cost; using scarce public resources effectively
    (4 pages, pdf 150kb)
  • The Nicaragua Mother and Baby Friendly Health Units Initiative: Factors Influencing Its Success and Sustainability
    Barton R. Burkhalter, Indiana González, Nubia Herrera, Oscar Núñez, Ligia Soledad, Saavedra, and Fátima Ivette Sandino 2006 USAID, Quality Assurance Project and UNICEF
    Dynamic implementation in a spirit of solidarity and respect for human rights, through various channels in addition to the Ministry of Health, including the community, municipal governments, universities, and the social security and private sectors. Defining, measuring, and improving quality have helped achieve substantially better results.
    (50 pages, pdf 1.5MB)

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“Solve the problem rather than being alarmist without action”
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