Management for health services delivery

Zimbabwe

  • Zimbabwe's Hospital Referral System: Does it Work?
    David Sanders, et al., 1998, Health Policy and Planning 13 (4): 359-370, Oxford University Press
    Using the indicator diseases of pneumonia in children and malaria in adults, this study concluded that this network did not meet design expectations as the central level referral hospital cared for a similar case-mix of patients as the district level, but at six times the cost. The appropriateness of admissions and referrals could be improved by developing or strengthening intermediate level facilities, by changing mechanisms of access to specialist facilities and by training health professionals in community settings
    (12 pages, pdf 309KB)
  • Parliamentary Functions and Reforms and Their Application in Promoting Health Equity in Southern Africa
    Mike Mataure, 2003, EQUINET, Training and Research Support Centre
    Parliamentary reforms and the role of committees; establishing committees on health; the oversight role; promoting equitable legislation; the representative role; the budget process; HIV/AIDS; opportunities and constraints
    (28 pages, pdf 368KB)

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