Combating Corruption in Tanzania: Perception and Experience 2006, Afrobarometer Briefing Paper 33
A set of questions about the quality of education and health services reveals troubling results. On these questions, 29% report that they have encountered demands for illegal payments at their local clinic or hospital – compared to 15% who say they actually made such payments. The difference suggests that perhaps Tanzanians are also feeling
increasingly empowered to resist such demands.
(8 pages, pdf 257kb)
Delivery of Social Services on Mainland Tanzania: Are People Satisfied? 2006, Afrobarometer Briefing Paper 34
Survey findings suggest a marked improvement in the government’s performance in the
health sector in the last few years. However, effective strategies need to be put in place towards ensuring that people are better able to access quality health care. Some of
the common concerns centre around shortages of essential medicines, the presence of skilled human resources, long waiting times, the cost of health care (formal and informal), and the attitude of health care providers towards their clients.
(12 pages, pdf 340kb)
Health Ethics in 6 SEAR Countries Edited by Nimal Kasturiaratchi, Reidar Lie and Jens Seeberg
Organizations involved in regulating medical practice; Teaching of medical ethics; Ethics in clinical practice;
Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Myanmar, Nepal, Shri Lanka
(85 pages, pdf 225kb)