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Devolution and its effects on health workforce and commodities management - early implementation experiences in Kilifi County, Kenya.

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Decentralisation is argued to promote community participation, accountability, technical efficiency, and equity in the management of resources, and has been a recurring theme in health system reforms for several decades. In 2010, Kenya passed a new constitution that introduced 47 semi-autonomous county governments, with substantial transfer of responsibility for health service delivery from the central government to these counties. Focusing on two key elements of the h...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s12939-017-0663-2

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0000-0003-1000-1771
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Division
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NDM; Tropical Medicine
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
International Journal for Equity in Health Journal website
Volume:
16
Issue:
1
Pages:
169
Publication date:
2017-09-05
Acceptance date:
2017-08-25
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EISSN:
1475-9276
Pubs id:
pubs:730164
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uri:7d69484c-0f43-426f-a0fa-02efa49d6c42
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uuid:7d69484c-0f43-426f-a0fa-02efa49d6c42
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pubs:730164

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