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Opportunities and challenges for implementing cost accounting systems in the Kenyan health system.

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Background: Low- and middle-income countries need to sustain efficiency and equity in health financing on their way to universal health care coverage. However, systems meant to generate quality economic information are often deficient in such settings. We assessed the feasibility of streamlining cost accounting systems within the Kenyan health sector to illustrate the pragmatic challenges and opportunities. Design: We reviewed policy documents, and conducted field observations and semi-struc...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.3402/gha.v9.30621

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Funding agency for:
English, M
Grant:
097170
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Publisher:
Co-action Publishing Publisher's website
Journal:
Global Health Action Journal website
Volume:
9
Article number:
30621
Publication date:
2016-06-28
Acceptance date:
2016-05-05
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EISSN:
1654-9880
ISSN:
1654-9716
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633894
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uuid:ca884b23-3a27-403c-ac24-124efcc897d8
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Deposit date:
2016-07-13

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