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Creating spatially defined databases for equitable health service planning in low-income countries: the example of Kenya.

Abstract:

Equity is an important criterion in evaluating health system performance. Developing a framework for equitable and effective resource allocation for health depends upon knowledge of service providers and their location in relation to the population they should serve. The last available map of health service providers in Kenya was developed in 1959. We have built a health service provider database from a variety of traditional government and opportunistic non-government sources and positioned ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
Journal:
Acta tropica
Volume:
91
Issue:
3
Pages:
239-251
Publication date:
2004-08-05
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EISSN:
1873-6254
ISSN:
0001-706X
URN:
uuid:5dec78ba-9d2b-48f0-9fd8-863bec276093
Source identifiers:
39146
Local pid:
pubs:39146

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