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Accountability mechanisms for implementing a health financing option: the case of the basic health care provision fund (BHCPF) in Nigeria

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Background The Nigerian National Health Act proposes a radical shift in health financing in Nigeria through the establishment of a fund – Basic Healthcare Provision Fund, (BHCPF). This Fund is intended to improve the functioning of primary health care in Nigeria. Key stakeholders at national, sub-national and local levels have raised concerns over the management of the BHCPF with respect to the roles of various stakeholders in ensuring accountability for its use, and the read... Expand abstract
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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s12939-018-0807-z

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Tropical Medicine
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NDM
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International Journal for Equity in Health Journal website
Volume:
100
Issue:
17
Publication date:
2018-07-11
Acceptance date:
2018-06-21
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1475-9276
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pubs:869148
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uri:249ec842-3480-4172-a018-9b5fa5317dd4
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