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The influence of power and actor relations on priority setting and resource allocation practices at the hospital level in Kenya: a case study

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Priority setting and resource allocation in healthcare organizations often involves the balancing of competing interests and values in the context of hierarchical and politically complex settings with multiple interacting actor relationships. Despite this, few studies have examined the influence of actor and power dynamics on priority setting practices in healthcare organizations. This paper examines the influence of power relations among different actors on the implem...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s12913-016-1796-5

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Barasa, EW More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; Tropical Medicine
Molyneux, S More by this author
Department for International Development More from this funder
Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC health services research Journal website
Volume:
16
Issue:
1
Pages:
536
Publication date:
2016-09-05
Acceptance date:
2016-09-24
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ISSN:
1472-6963
Pubs id:
pubs:742275
URN:
uri:304ee23a-c09f-46ca-86ad-2588c2d7b041
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uuid:304ee23a-c09f-46ca-86ad-2588c2d7b041
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pubs:742275

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