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Health facility committees and facility management - exploring the nature and depth of their roles in Coast Province, Kenya.

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BACKGROUND: Community participation has been emphasized internationally as a way of enhancing accountability, as well as a means to enhance health goals in terms of coverage, access and effective utilization. In rural health facilities in Kenya, initiatives to increase community accountability have focused on Health Facility Committees (HFCs). In Coast Province the role of HFCs has been expanded with the introduction of direct funding of rural facilities. We explored the nature and depth of ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1186/1472-6963-11-229

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
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Funding agency for:
Molyneux, S
Publisher:
BioMed Central Ltd. Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC health services research Journal website
Volume:
11
Issue:
1
Pages:
229
Publication date:
2011
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EISSN:
1472-6963
ISSN:
1472-6963
URN:
uuid:0f8cf9fd-d965-452f-a594-87ef800eb678
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177076
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pubs:177076

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