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management of health services in a developing country

Emmanuel Kobina Ackon

management of health services in a developing country

the case of Ghana

by Emmanuel Kobina Ackon

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Published by Bel-Team Publications in Accra-North .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ghana.
    • Subjects:
    • Health services administration -- Ghana.,
    • Health services administrators -- Ghana.,
    • Health Services -- organization & administration -- Ghana.,
    • Developing Countries.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 111-113) and index.

      StatementEmmanuel Kobina Ackon.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA552.G4 A25 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 119 p. ;
      Number of Pages119
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL872328M
      ISBN 109988750919
      LC Control Number95157891
      OCLC/WorldCa32477511

        Health information systems are important support tools in the management of health care services delivery in both developed and less developed countries. An adequate health information system is vital not only for assessing the health needs of populations and groups, but also for planning and implementation of health by: Health care in developing countries Other health indices have also improved, but not so curative and preventive services and to improve the dramatically. The infant mortality rate dropped from management capabilities of district level by:

      after World War II in developing countries, and even if one accepts that better delivery of health services is an important goal in poor countries, it is important to explore the possibility of using income transfers as a tool of health policy. Poverty and Access to Health Care in Developing Countries DAVID H. PETERS,a ANU GARG,a GERRY BLOOM,b DAMIAN G. WALKER,a WILLIAM R. BRIEGER, aAND M. HAFIZUR RAHMAN aJohns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA bInstitute of Development Studies, Sussex, United Kingdom People in poor countries tend to have less access to health services Cited by:

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