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Health facilities in Zambia, 1990.

Health facilities in Zambia, 1990.

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Published by Republic of Zambia, Ministry of Health, Health Information Unit in [Lusaka] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsZambia. Health Information Unit.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsIN PROCESS
The Physical Object
Pagination33 p. ;
Number of Pages33
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1391771M
LC Control Number92980990

Descriptive Statistics of input and output data Summary statistics of the variables of interest are presented in 1990. book 2. This includes strengthening primary facilities that serve the poor and reducing access barriers to ensure that health care utilisation at higher-level facilities is distributed in accordance with need for it. Median OPD workload reduced from higher levels in both rural health centres from to visits per staff member and in urban hospitals and clinics to Despite having its own shortcomings consumption expenditure is a better method to use in situations where an organised labour market is lacking [ 2 ]. There are provincial and district hospitals and health centres throughout the country.

Geographical imbalances of personnel can be attributable Health facilities in Zambia a number of factors [ 10 ], of which we identify some below. Neither did we have patient-level data to apply some type of quality-adjustment based on differential mortality rates across hospitals as a measure of quality. Bibi Gul Momand and her team of health workers are making their way toward the village in their small ambulance. This probably contributes to the high attrition rates of health personnel observed in the Zambian health sector.

A general lack of information exists with regards to cost-sharing schemes, fees needing to be paid and referral pathways. Consumption expenditure is considered a more reliable measure as compared to both income and asset index. Attrition rates Attrition rates are also an important cause of health workforce imbalances [ 4 ]. Population figures for district level were not available. The country is divided into 9 provinces and 72 districts.


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Health facilities in Zambia, 1990. Download PDF Ebook

The horizontal equity index of general health care use was 0. Five of these are third level or tertiary hospitals, 18 are second-level while 74 are classified as first-level hospitals. For other hospitals allocations are based on budgets, subject to availability of resources.

Six of the other seven, five of which were in Lusaka, 1990. book facilities providing HIV related services, such as AIDS care and support, but not routine health services. Scale efficiency analysis Scale efficiency tests indicate that a hospital may be operating at activity levels that are contributing to higher 1990.

book minimum-average costs or most productive scale size. The inability to retain staff in Zambia was seen as a financial issue and there were frequent references to higher salaries being offered by PEPFAR-funded NGOs, which were attracting staff away from government service.

For Level 1 hospitals the situation was similar. In the whole country, the data set showed Health facilities in Zambia staff in health posts: 1 clinical officer, 3 environmental health technologists, 2 registered nurses, 12 enrolled midwives, 32 enrolled nurses, 1990.

book 59 other. OPD patient visits were judged to have relied mainly on clinical staff doctors, nurses and midwives, and clinical officerswho were also responsible for ART service delivery. The target is 3, health posts. Further, the unfavourable patient-to-staff ratios that exist in Zambian hospitals can be discerned from the summary data.

Rukshana, who is 20, had already lost three children to miscarriage, and during unattended home delivery. An atlas of hospital facilities in Zambia showed that in the time of the survey there were 97 hospitals with a total of 28, beds and cots between them.

For nurses, the rate was 9. Thus, four input variables included were, total non-labour cost x 1number of medical doctors x 2number of nursing and other clinical staff x 3 and number of non-clinical staff x 4. Population figures for district level were not available. Urban health centres employed 17 doctors.

Totals of rural health centres and urban health centres were recorded in Examples are initiatives such as upgrading the level of training new degree courses launched or projected, e.

Public health services considered include public health post visits, public clinic visits, public hospital visits and total public facility visits.

One of the contentious issues in efficiency in health care is the use of intermediate or so called 'process' outputs. The increase in routine workload in facilities providing ART, notably at the district hospitals but also at rural health centres, suggests a steady increase in client utilisation of these facilities.

A lack of existing accommodation was mentioned as one reason for the scheme's failure. This partly explains why hospitals are quite similar functionally, despite their tier classifications.

More weight can be given to the Zambian than to the Malawi staff density findings, as in the former all public and private fixed facilities were mapped and were included in the study if they were providing ART. Access to adequate health services that is of acceptable quality is also regarded as important in the move towards universal health coverage [ 3 ].

The ratio of non-qualified workers to clinical officer varied between 3 and 16 per province.

The human resource for health situation in Zambia: deficit and maldistribution

In this paper we describe the way the HRH establishment is distributed in the different provinces of Zambia, with a view to assess the dimension of shortages and of imbalances in the distribution of health workers by 1990. book and by level of care. The type of intra-facility analysis conducted in this study has been able to demonstrate the correlations in trends between ART scale-up, routine workload and the availability of clinical staff at the facility level.

Table 4 1990. book measure of technical efficiency for each hospital with number of times a hospital has been used as a reference unit Full size table Efficiency scores for individual hospitals are presented in Table 4. After completion, they serve a 1 year internship.Gained independence from the UK.

Prior to it was known as Northern Rhodesia. poor health. Without access to these basic services, people, especially children, miss out on opportunities to improve their own lives with dignity and good health.

As long as the human right of access to adequate sanitation and safe water supply is denied to the poor, the health status of millions of children around the world will not improve in a.

health indicators for Zambia did not show positive progress since the last 15 years; rather in most cases, a declining trend has been recorded (see table below 1). Table 1. People and environment indicators of Zambia Indicators Life expectancy at birth .Zambia Health Sector Profile, June Page pdf Government of Zambia and private Zambian individuals spend not less than USD $10, per treatment.

Health care in a declining economy: the case of Zambia.

To cut on these costs that are related with treatment in foreign Health facilities Zambia offers Health facilities in Zambia for the private sector to develop health facilities that.study the achievements of Health Download pdf in Zambia. The Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs accepted the proposal and financed its execution.

The first phase of the research was conducted between April and Julythe second between June and February Much has been written about the Zambian Health Reforms (e.g. Cassels &.Waiting time ebook one of the key indicators of quality of care ebook to the users in this study.

The study shows that patients have to wait long at government health facilities, while the majority (66%) of the respondents said that waiting time at private clinics is not long. Reasons for waiting long at health facilities .