Exploring effectiveness of different health financing mechanisms in Nigeria; what needs to change and how can it happen?
Various attempts to examine health financing mechanisms in Nigeria highlight the fact that there is no single mechanism that fits all contexts and people. This paper sets out findings of an in-depth assessment... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - September 13, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Obinna Onwujekwe, Nkoli Ezumah, Chinyere Mbachu, Felix Obi, Hyacinth Ichoku, Benjamin Uzochukwu and Hong Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Service evaluation of diabetes management during pregnancy in a regional maternity hospital: potential scope for increased self-management and remote patient monitoring through mHealth solutions
Pre-gestational and gestational diabetes mellitus are common complications in pregnancy affecting one in six pregnancies. The maternity services are under significant strain managing the increasing number of c... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - September 13, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Abdelrahim Alqudah, Paul McMullan, Anna Todd, Conor O ’Doherty, Anne McVey, Mae McConnell, John O’Donoghue, Joe Gallagher, Chris J. Watson and Lana McClements Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Variation in resource allocation in urgent and emergency Care Systems in Ireland
A key challenge for most systems is how to provide effective access to urgent and emergency care across rural and urban populations. Tensions about the placement and scope of hospital emergency services are lo... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - September 11, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Steve Thomas, Conor Foley, Bridget Kane, Bridget M. Johnston, Brenda Lynch, Susan Smith, Orla Healy, Elsa Droog and John Browne Tags: Research article Source Type: research

“Five-year changes in population newborn health associated with new preventive services in targeted risk-group pregnancies”
In 2009, the prevention service “Familieambulatoriet” (FA) was established in three pilot hospital areas offering psychosocial support and health monitoring to parents in high risk regarding mental health and ... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - September 11, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Tormod Rimehaug, Karianne Framstad Holden, Stian Lydersen and Marit S æbø Indredavik Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Design of MARQUIS2: study protocol for a mentored implementation study of an evidence-based toolkit to improve patient safety through medication reconciliation
The first Multi-center Medication Reconciliation Quality Improvement Study (MARQUIS1) demonstrated that implementation of a medication reconciliation best practices toolkit decreased total unintentional medica... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - September 11, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Amanda S. Mixon, G. Randy Smith Jr, Meghan Mallouk, Harry Reyes Nieva, Sunil Kripalani, Stephanie Rennke, Eugene Chu, Anirudh Sridharan, Anuj Dalal, Stephanie Mueller, Mark Williams, Tosha Wetterneck, Jason M. Stein, Deonni Stolldorf, Eric Howell, John Or Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Understanding healthcare provider absenteeism in Kenya: a qualitative analysis
Healthcare worker absenteeism is common in resource limited settings and contributes to poor quality of care in maternal and child health service delivery. There is a dearth of qualitative information on the s... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - September 11, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Katherine Tumlinson, Margaret W. Gichane, Si ân L. Curtis and Katherine LeMasters Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The effectiveness of military hospital-based drug treatment program (PMK) when compared with the traditional community-based drug treatment program (FAST)
In Thailand, two community-based drug treatment approaches are common. The first one is the traditional community-based treatment program (FAST) which brings the principles of community therapy as a guideline ... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - September 10, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Niramon Kaewkham, Thawatchai Leelahanaj, Jatsada Yingwiwattanapong and Wanida Rattanasumawong Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Protocol for the Yapatjarrathati project: a mixed-method implementation trial of a tiered assessment process for identifying fetal alcohol spectrum disorders in a remote Australian community
Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) is a highly prevalent neurodevelopmental disorder associated with prenatal alcohol exposure. Early identification can improve functioning for individuals and reduce costs... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - September 9, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Dianne C. Shanley, Erinn Hawkins, Marjad Page, Doug Shelton, Wei Liu, Heidi Webster, Karen M. Moritz, Linda Barry, Jenny Ziviani, Shirley Morrissey, Frances O ’Callaghan, Andrew Wood, Mary Katsikitis and Natasha Reid Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

The impact of post-fall huddles on repeat fall rates and perceptions of safety culture: a quasi-experimental evaluation of a patient safety demonstration project
Conducting post-fall huddles is considered an integral component of a fall-risk-reduction program. However, there is no evidence linking post-fall huddles to patient outcomes or perceptions of teamwork and saf... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - September 9, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Katherine J. Jones, John Crowe, Joseph A. Allen, Anne M. Skinner, Robin High, Victoria Kennel and Roni Reiter-Palmon Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Bottom-up development of national obstetric guidelines in middle-income country Suriname
Obstetric guidelines are useful to improve the quality of care. Availability of international guidelines has rapidly increased, however the contextualization to enhance feasibility of implementation in health ... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - September 9, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Kim J. C. Verschueren, Lachmi R. Kodan, Tom K. Brinkman, Raez R. Paidin, Sheran S. Henar, Humphrey H. H. Kanhai, Joyce L. Browne, Marcus J. Rijken and Kitty W. M. Bloemenkamp Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Staff perception of Lean, care-giving, thriving and exhaustion: a longitudinal study in primary care
Lean is commonly adopted in healthcare to increase quality of care and efficiency. Few studies of Lean involve staff-related outcomes, and few have a longitudinal design. Thus, the aim was to examine the exten... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - September 9, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Monica Kaltenbrunner, Lars Bengtsson, Svend Erik Mathiassen, Hans H ögberg and Maria Engström Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Forecasting maldistribution of human resources for healthcare and patients in Japan: a utilization-based approach
Hokkaido ’s demographic trend of population decrease with aging population is remarkable even in Japan. Although healthcare policy decision-makers need to appropriately allocate resources while grasping regiona... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - September 9, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Tomoki Ishikawa, Yuji Nakao, Kensuke Fujiwara, Teppei Suzuki, Shintaro Tsuji and Katsuhiko Ogasawara Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Users ’ acceptability of a mobile application for persons with type 2 diabetes: a qualitative study
The use of mobile health apps is now common in diabetes self-management and acceptability of such tools could help predict further use. There is limited research on the acceptability of such apps: use over tim... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - September 6, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Astrid Torbj ørnsen, Lis Ribu, Marit Rønnevig, Astrid Grøttland and Sølvi Helseth Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Lack of focus on nutrition and documentation in nursing homes, home care- and home nursing: the self-perceived views of the primary care workforce
Malnutrition is a comprehensive challenge for the nursing home, home care- and home nursing sector. Nutritional care and the subsequent documentation are a common and multifaceted healthcare practice that requ... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - September 6, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: S. J. H åkonsen, P. U. Pedersen, A. Bygholm, C. N. Thisted and M. Bjerrum Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Medication transcription errors in hospitalized patient settings: a consensual study in the Palestinian nursing practice
Medication transcription errors (MTEs) are frequent in hospitalized patient settings. Definitions and scenarios that represent potential MTEs in the Palestinian nursing practice were not previously approached ... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - September 6, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Ramzi Shawahna, Abbas Abbas and Ameed Ghanem Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effects of implementing free maternity service policy in Kenya: an interrupted time series analysis
Maternal and perinatal mortality is a major public health concern across the globe and more so in low and middle-income countries. In Kenya, more than 6000 maternal deaths, and 35,000 stillbirths occur each ye... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - September 6, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Evaline Lang ’at, Lillian Mwanri and Marleen Temmerman Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Socio-demographic and disease related characteristics associated with unplanned emergency department visits by cancer patients: a retrospective cohort study
This study aimed to explore the socio-demographic and disease related characteristics associ... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - September 6, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Polly H. Dufton, Allison Drosdowsky, Marie F. Gerdtz and Mei Krishnasamy Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Patient characteristics associated with being offered take home naloxone in a busy, urban emergency department: a retrospective chart review
Overdose deaths can be prevented by distributing take home naloxone (THN) kits. The emergency department (ED) is an opportune setting for overdose prevention, as people who use opioids frequently present for e... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - September 5, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Daniel C. O ’Brien, Daniel Dabbs, Kathryn Dong, Paul J. Veugelers and Elaine Hyshka Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Collective constructions of ‘waste’: epistemic practices for disinvestment in the context of Dutch social health insurance
Faced with growing budget pressure, policymakers worldwide recognize the necessity of strategic disinvestment from ineffective, inefficient or harmful medical practices. However, disinvestment programs face su... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - September 5, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Floortje Moes, Eddy Houwaart, Diana Delnoij and Klasien Horstman Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Dementia and patient safety in the community: a qualitative study of family carers ’ protective practices and implications for services
Dementia is a cause of disability and dependency associated with high demands for health services and expected to have a significant impact on resources. Care policies worldwide increasingly rely on family car... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - September 5, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Kristin H äikiö, Mette Sagbakken and Jorun Rugkåsa Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Highlighting the need for de-implementation – Choosing Wisely recommendations based on clinical practice guidelines
We describe our process of developing such recommendations from a comprehensive national set ... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - September 5, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Raija Sipil ä, Marjukka Mäkelä and Jorma Komulainen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Recognising and responding to deteriorating patients: what difference do national standards make?
The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care released a set of national standards which became a mandatory part of accreditation in 2013. Standard 9 focuses on the identification and treatmen... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - September 5, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Matthew H. Anstey, Alice Bhasale, Nicola J. Dunbar and Heather Buchan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Prevention and care of hepatitis B in the rural region of Fatick in Senegal: a healthcare workers ’ perspective using a mixed methods approach
In countries where hepatitis B virus (HBV) is endemic, including Senegal, the World Health Organization recommends systematic HBV screening of pregnant women and vaccination at birth to prevent mother-to-child... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - September 4, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Tchadine Djaogol, Marion Coste, Fabienne Marcellin, Antoine Jaquet, Fanny Chabrol, Tamara Giles-Vernick, Aldiouma Diallo, Maria Patrizia Carrieri and Sylvie Boyer Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Loss to follow-up and associated factors among adult people living with HIV at public health facilities in Wakiso district, Uganda: a retrospective cohort study
Loss to follow-up (LTFU) from care among people living with HIV (PLHIV) is thought to be more common in the public setting compared to the private health care. It is anticipated that the problem may become wor... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - September 4, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Denis Opio, Fred C. Semitala, Alex Kakeeto, Emmanuel Sendaula, Paul Okimat, Brenda Nakafeero, Joaniter I. Nankabirwa, Charles Karamagi and Joan N. Kalyango Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Trajectory modelling of ambulatory care sensitive conditions in Finland in 1996 –2013: assessing the development of equity in primary health care through clustering of geographic areas – an observational retrospective study
Due to stagnating resources and an increase in staff workload, the quality of Finnish primary health care (PHC) is claimed to have deteriorated slowly. With a decentralised PHC organisation and lack of nationa... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - September 4, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Markku Satokangas, Sonja Lumme, Martti Arffman and Ilmo Keskim äki Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Detecting hospital behaviors of up-coding on DRGs using Rasch model of continuous variables and online cloud computing in Taiwan
This work aims to apply data-detection algorithms to predict the possible deductions of reimbursement from Taiwan ’s Bureau of National Health Insurance (BNHI), and to design an online dashboard to send alerts ... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - September 4, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Tsair-Wei Chien, Yi-Lien Lee and Hsien-Yi Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Remote follow-up using patient-reported outcome measures in patients with chronic kidney disease: the PROKID study – study protocol for a non-inferiority pragmatic randomised controlled trial
Outpatient care is steadily changing from hospital consultations to other platforms, such as phone consultation and online virtual clinics. It is prudent to maintain quality of care with such initiatives. Curr... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - September 4, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Birgith Engelst Grove, Per Ivarsen, Annette de Thurah, Liv Marit Schougaard, Derek Kyte and Niels Henrik Hj øllund Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Can hospital accreditation enhance patient experience? Longitudinal evidence from a Hong Kong hospital patient experience survey
Hospital accreditation is expected to improve health care quality and patient satisfaction. However, little and conflicting evidence is currently available to support its effect on patient outcomes, particular... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - September 3, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Ellie Bostwick Andres, Wen Song, Wei Song and Janice Mary Johnston Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The turnover intentions and intentions to leave the country of foreign-born physicians in Finland: a cross-sectional questionnaire study
A physician shortage is a worldwide problem and foreign-born physicians fill in the shortage of physicians in many developed countries. One problem that is associated with the physician shortage is increased p... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - September 3, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Tarja Heponiemi, Laura Hietapakka, Anu Kaihlanen and Anna-Mari Aalto Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Public service motivation as a mediator of the relationship between job stress and presenteeism: a cross-sectional study from Chinese public hospitals
This study explored the relationships between job stress, public service motiv... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - September 3, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Jianwei Deng, Yaxin Li, Yangyang Sun, Run Lei and Tianan Yang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Geographic variation in the costs of medical care for people living with HIV in British Columbia, Canada
Regional variation in medical care costs can indicate heterogeneity in clinical practice, inequities in access, or inefficiencies in service delivery. We aimed to estimate regional variation in medical costs f... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - September 3, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Benjamin Enns, Jeong Eun Min, Dimitra Panagiotoglou, Julio S. G. Montaner and Bohdan Nosyk Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Determinants of client satisfaction with family planning services in public health facilities of Jigjiga town, Eastern Ethiopia
Client satisfaction is the best indicator of quality service provision and has been found to correlate with continuity of care perceived by the client. The measurement of client satisfaction helps in understan... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - September 2, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Aregawi Gebreyesus Tags: Research article Source Type: research

What has driven the spatial spillover of China ’s out-of-pocket payments?
Even though China launched a series of measures to alleviate several financial burdens (including health insurance scheme, increased government investment, and so on), the economic burden of health expenditure... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - August 30, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Ruijie Zhang, Jinghua Li, Xiaochun Du, Tianjiao Ma, Li Zhang, Qian Zhang and Fang Xia Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Strengthening the “P” in Maternal and Perinatal Death Surveillance and Response in Bungoma county, Kenya: implications for scale-up
This paper examines perinatal death reporting and reviews in Bungoma county, Kenya, where substantial progress has been made, providing important insights for wider scale up to other contexts. (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - August 30, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Sarah Bandali, Camille Thomas, Phidelis Wamalwa, Shanti Mahendra, Peter Kaimenyi, Osman Warfa and Nicole Fulton Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Evaluation of a shared decision-making communication skills training for physicians treating patients with asthma: a mixed methods study using simulated patients
This study aimed to evaluate the impact of a SDM communication skills training for ... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - August 30, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Evamaria M üller, Alice Diesing, Anke Rosahl, Isabelle Scholl, Martin Härter and Angela Buchholz Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Implementing a survey for patients to provide safety experience feedback following a care transition: a feasibility study
The aim was to determine the feasibility of implementing a patient safety survey which measures patients ’ experiences of their own safety relating to a care transition. This included limited-efficacy testing, det... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - August 30, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Jason Scott, Emily Heavey, Justin Waring, Aoife De Br ún and Pamela Dawson Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Inequality in geographical distribution of hospitals and hospital beds in densely populated metropolitan cities of Iran
This study aims to assess geographical distribution of hospitals and extent of inequalities in hospital beds against socioeconomic status (SES) of residents of five metropolitan cities in Iran. (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - August 30, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Yousef Chavehpour, Arash Rashidian, Abraha Woldemichael and Amirhossein Takian Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Does gynaecological cancer care meet the needs of Indigenous Australian women? Qualitative interviews with patients and care providers
There is a disparity in the burden of gynaecological cancer for Indigenous women compared with non-Indigenous women in Australia. Understanding how Indigenous women currently experience gynaecological cancer c... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - August 29, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Beverley Marcusson-Rababi, Kate Anderson, Lisa J. Whop, Tamara Butler, Nicole Whitson and Gail Garvey Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Employees ’ perceptions of patient safety culture in Norwegian nursing homes and home care services
Most health care services are provided in the primary health care sector, and an increasing number of elderly is in need of these services. Nonetheless, the research on patient safety culture in home care serv... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - August 29, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Eline Ree and Siri Wiig Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The use of modelling studies to inform planning of health services: case study of rapidly increasing endoscopy services in Australia
Demand for gastrointestinal endoscopy in Australia is increasing as a result of the expanding national bowel cancer screening program and a growing, ageing population. More services are required to meet demand... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - August 29, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Hannah E. Carter, Dylan Knowles, Timothy Moroney, Gerald Holtmann, Tony Rahman, Mark Appleyard, Nick Steele, Michael Zanco and Nicholas Graves Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A needs assessment for a minor eye condition service within Leeds, Bradford and Airedale, UK
There are a number of limitations to the present primary eye care system in the UK. Patients with minor eye conditions typically either have to present to their local hospital or GP, or face a charge when visi... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - August 29, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Alexander G. Swystun and Christopher J. Davey Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Understanding patients ’ satisfaction with physician assistant/associate encounters through communication experiences: a qualitative study in acute hospitals in England
Physician assistants/associates (PAs) are a recent innovation in acute hospital teams in England and many other countries worldwide. Although existing evidence indicates generally high levels of patient satisf... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - August 28, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Francesca Taylor, Mary Halter and Vari M Drennan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Implementing eScreening technology in four VA clinics: a mixed-method study
Technology-based self-assessment (TB-SA) benefits patients and providers and has shown feasibility, ease of use, efficiency, and cost savings. A promising TB-SA, the VA eScreening program, has shown promise fo... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - August 28, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: James O. E. Pittman, Niloofar Afari, Elizabeth Floto, Erin Almklov, Susan Conner, Borsika Rabin and Laurie Lindamer Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Patients ’ perspective on self-management: type 2 diabetes in daily life
The number of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) patients and related treatment costs are rapidly increasing. Consequentially, more cost-effective and efficient strategies for the treatment of T2DM are needed. On... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - August 28, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Astrid N. van Smoorenburg, Dorijn F. L. Hertroijs, Tessa Dekkers, Arianne M. J. Elissen and Marijke Melles Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Injection practices in 2011 –2015: a review using data from the demographic and health surveys (DHS)
Reuse of injection devices to give healthcare injections decreased from 39.8 to 5.5% between 2000 and 2010, but trends since 2011 have not been described. We reviewed results of Demographic and Health Surveys ... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - August 27, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Tomoyuki Hayashi, Yvan J.-F. Hutin, Marc Bulterys, Arshad Altaf and Benedetta Allegranzi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Type 2 diabetes mellitus in Bangladesh: a prevalence based cost-of-illness study
The economic burden of type 2 diabetes has not been adequately investigated in many low- and lower middle-income countries, including Bangladesh. The aim of this study was to estimate the cost-of-illness of ty... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - August 27, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Afsana Afroz, Khurshid Alam, Liaquat Ali, Afsana Karim, Mohammed J. Alramadan, Samira Humaira Habib, Dianna J. Magliano and Baki Billah Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The knowledge, ability, and skills of primary health care providers in SEANERN countries: a multi-national cross-sectional study
Primary health care (PHC) is usually the initial point of contact for individuals seeking to access health care and providers of PHC play a crucial role in the healthcare model. However, few studies have asses... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - August 27, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Shizheng Du, Yuling Cao, Tong Zhou, Agus Setiawan, Myat Thandar, Virya Koy, Mohd Said Bin Nurumal, Hong Anh, Wipada Kunaviktikul and Yan Hu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Participation in the state led ‘Janani Sahayogi Yojana’ public private partnership program to promote facility births in Madhya Pradesh, India: views from private obstetrician partners
In Madhya Pradesh, India, the government invited private obstetric hospitals for partnership to provide intrapartum care to poor women, paid for by the state. This statewide program, the Janani Sahayogi Yojana... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - August 24, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Vishal Diwan, Sudhir Chandra Joshi, Kate Jehan and Ayesha De Costa Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Why are fewer women rising to the top? A life history gender analysis of Cambodia ’s health workforce
An adequate and qualified health workforce is critical for achieving Universal Health Coverage (UHC) and responding to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Frontline health workers who are mainly women, p... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - August 23, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Sreytouch Vong, Bandeth Ros, Rosemary Morgan and Sally Theobald Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Competency building for lay health workers is an intangible force driving basic public health services in Southwest China
Providing universal basic public health services (BPHS) for residents is the main goal of the new health reform in China. Lay health workers (LHWs) in primary health care (PHC) sectors play key roles in BPHS d... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - August 23, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Shengxiang Liang, Haoyue Deng, Shili Liu, Geng Wang, Li Li, Mei Wang, Jie Pu, Wei Xing, Xingneng Luo, John Ehiri, Yueying Xiang and Ying Li Tags: Research article Source Type: research