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A critical assessment of the WHO responsiveness tool: lessons from voluntary HIV testing and counselling services in Kenya
(BioMed Central, 2009-12-22)
Background: Health, fair financing and responsiveness to the user's needs and expectations are seen as the essential objectives of health systems. Efforts have been made to conceptualise and measure responsiveness as a ...
Associations between general self-efficacy and health-related quality of life among 12-13-year-old school children: a cross-sectional survey
(BioMed Central, 2009-09-23)
Background: While research on school children's health has mainly focused on risk factors and illness, few studies have examined aspects of health promotion. Thus, this study focuses on health promotional factors including ...
Development, implementation, and pilot study of a sentinel network ("The Watchtowers") for monitoring emergency primary health care activity in Norway
(BioMed Central, 2008-03-26)
Background: In Norway there is a shortage of valid health activity statistics from the primary care out-of-hours services and the pre-hospital emergency health care system. There is little systematic information available ...
Sentinel monitoring of activity of out-of-hours services in Norway in 2007: an observational study
(BioMed Central, 2009-07-22)
Background: In Norway, no valid activity statistics from the primary health care out-of-hours services or the pre-hospital emergency health care system have previously been available. Methods: The National Centre for ...
The decentralisation-centralisation dilemma: recruitment and distribution of health workers in remote districts of Tanzania
(BioMed Central, 2009-04-30)
Background: The implementation of decentralisation reforms in the health sector of Tanzania started in the 1980s. These reforms were intended to relinquish substantial powers and resources to districts to improve the ...