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"Sometimes it is difficult for us to stand up and change this": an analysis of power within priority-setting for health following devolution in Kenya

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Practices of power lie at the heart of policy processes. In both devolution and priority-setting, actors seek to exert power through influence and control over material, human, intellectual and financial resources. Priority-setting arises as a consequence of the needs and demand exceeding the resources available, requiring some means of choosing between competing demands. This paper examines the use of power within priority-setting processes for healthcare resources at...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s12913-018-3706-5

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BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Health Services Research Journal website
Volume:
18
Issue:
1
Pages:
906
Publication date:
2018-11-29
Acceptance date:
2018-11-12
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EISSN:
1472-6963
ISSN:
1472-6963
Pubs id:
pubs:952077
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uri:a067c00d-44b4-4f1c-aefc-ce6999d72f7a
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uuid:a067c00d-44b4-4f1c-aefc-ce6999d72f7a
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pubs:952077
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English
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