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Spatial accessibility to basic public health services in South Sudan

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At independence in 2011, South Sudan's health sector was almost non-existent. The first national health strategic plan aimed to achieve an integrated health facility network that would mean that 70% of the population were within 5 km of a health service provider. Publically available data on functioning and closed health facilities, population distribution, road networks, land use and elevation were used to compute the fraction of the population within 1 hour walking distance of the nearest p...

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Peer reviewed

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10.4081/gh.2017.510

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ORCID:
0000-0003-3410-1881
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0000-0002-0547-8762
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University of Oxford
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MSD
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NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Wellcome Trust
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Snow, R
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Principal Research Fellow (# 103602
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PAGEpress
Journal:
Geospatial Health More from this journal
Volume:
12
Issue:
1
Pages:
510
Publication date:
2017-05-11
Acceptance date:
2017-03-08
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EISSN:
1970-7096
ISSN:
1827-1987
Pmid:
28555479
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English
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pubs:698053
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uuid:c836a0aa-1a71-4e14-aa35-a87a9eb3a881
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698053
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2018-01-10

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