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How frontline healthcare workers respond to stock-outs of essential medicines in the Eastern Cape

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Shortages of essential medicines are a daily occurrence in many of South Africa’s public health facilities. This study focuses in greater depth on the responses of healthcare workers to stock-outs, investigating how actors at the ‘frontline’ of public health delivery understand, experience and respond to shortages of essential medicines and equipment in their facilities. Findings are based on focus groups, observations and interviews with healthcare workers and patients, working within a v...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.7196/SAMJ.2017.v107i9.12476

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University of Oxford
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MPLS
Department:
Mathematical Institute
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
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Author
Publisher:
Health and Medical Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
South African Medical Journal Journal website
Volume:
107
Issue:
9
Pages:
738-740
Publication date:
2017-08-25
Acceptance date:
2017-04-06
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ISSN:
0038-2469
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697304
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uuid:a9f1a70a-9da7-4aa8-99ce-44ba9f7840e1
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pubs:697304
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2017-05-25

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