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"We are toothless and hanging, but optimistic": sub county managers' experiences of rapid devolution in coastal Kenya.

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Background

In March 2013, Kenya transitioned from a centralized to a devolved system of governance. Within the health sector, this entailed the transfer of service provision functions to 47 newly formed semi-autonomous counties, while policy and regulatory functions were retained at the national level. The devolution process was rapid rather than progressive.

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We conducted qualitative research within one county to examine the early experiences of devolution...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s12939-017-0607-x

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ORCID:
0000-0001-5793-7177
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; Tropical Medicine
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
International Journal for Equity in Health Journal website
Volume:
16
Issue:
1
Pages:
113
Publication date:
2017-09-05
Acceptance date:
2017-06-20
DOI:
EISSN:
1475-9276
Pubs id:
pubs:730163
URN:
uri:eeda6e89-7e11-482b-8804-2a5b978cf774
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uuid:eeda6e89-7e11-482b-8804-2a5b978cf774
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pubs:730163

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