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Volume 11 Supplement 2

Social audit: building the community voice into health service delivery and planning

Research

Edited by Susanna Hausmann-Muela and Grace Wanjiru-Waichigo

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    Community participation was a core tenet of Primary Health Care as articulated in the 1970s. How this could be generated and maintained was less clear. This historical article describes development of protocol...

    Authors: Ascencio Villegas Arrizón, Neil Andersson and Robert J Ledogar

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2011 11(Suppl 2):S2

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    Four social audits in 1998, 2003, 2006 and 2009 identified actions that Nicaragua could take to reduce corruption and public perception in primary health care and other key services.

    Authors: Jorge Arosteguí, Carlos Hernandez, Harold Suazo, Alvaro Cárcamo, Rosa Maria Reyes, Neil Andersson and Robert J Ledogar

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2011 11(Suppl 2):S3

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    The government of Pakistan introduced devolution in 2001. Responsibility for delivery of most health services passed from provincial to district governments. Two national surveys examined public opinions, use,...

    Authors: Umaira Ansari, Anne Cockcroft, Khalid Omer, Noor MD Ansari, Amir Khan, Ubaid Ullah Chaudhry and Neil Andersson

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2011 11(Suppl 2):S4

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    After election in 1994, the South African government implemented national and regional programmes, such as the Wild Coast Spatial Development Initiative (SDI), to provoke economic growth and to decrease inequi...

    Authors: Steven Mitchell and Neil Andersson

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2011 11(Suppl 2):S5

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    The Maldives faces challenges in the provision of health services to its population scattered across many small islands. The government commissioned two separate reproductive health surveys, in 1999 and 2004, ...

    Authors: Anne Cockcroft, LuWei Pearson, Candyce Hamel and Neil Andersson

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2011 11(Suppl 2):S6

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    Nigeria continues to have high rates of maternal morbidity and mortality. This is partly associated with lack of adequate obstetric care, partly with high risks in pregnancy, including heavy work. We examined ...

    Authors: Neil Andersson, Khalid Omer, Dawn Caldwell, Mohammed Musa Dambam, Ahmed Yahya Maikudi, Bassey Effiong, Edet Ikpi, Etuk Udofia, Amir Khan, Umaira Ansari, Noor Ansari and Candyce Hamel

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2011 11(Suppl 2):S7

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    In Bangladesh, widespread dissatisfaction with government health services did not improve during the Health and Population Sector Programme (HPSP) reforms from 1998-2003. A 2003 national household survey docum...

    Authors: Anne Cockcroft, Deborah Milne, Marietjie Oelofsen, Enamul Karim and Neil Andersson

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2011 11(Suppl 2):S8

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    Since 2005, the Tłįchǫ Community Services Agency (TCSA) in Canada's Northwest Territories (NT) has addressed rising rates of sexually transmitted infections (STI). In 2009, STI rates in the NT were ten times h...

    Authors: Karen E Edwards, Nancy Gibson, Jim Martin, Steven Mitchell and Neil Andersson

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2011 11(Suppl 2):S9

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    The Bangladesh government implemented a pilot Hospital Improvement Initiative (HII) in five hospitals in Sylhet division between 1998 and 2003. This included management and behaviour change training for staff,...

    Authors: Khalid Omer, Anne Cockcroft and Neil Andersson

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2011 11(Suppl 2):S10

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    In rebuilding devastated health services, the government of Afghanistan has provided access to basic services mainly by contracting with non-government organisations (NGOs), and more recently the Strengthening...

    Authors: Anne Cockcroft, Amir Khan, Noor Md Ansari, Khalid Omer, Candyce Hamel and Neil Andersson

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2011 11(Suppl 2):S11

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    Unofficial payments in health services around the world are widespread and as varied as the health systems in which they occur. We reviewed the main lessons from social audits of petty corruption in health ser...

    Authors: Sergio Paredes-Solís, Neil Andersson, Robert J Ledogar and Anne Cockcroft

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2011 11(Suppl 2):S12

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    Corruption pervades educational and other institutions worldwide and medical schools are not exempt. Empirical evidence about levels and types of corruption in medical schools is sparse. We conducted surveys i...

    Authors: Sergio Paredes-Solís, Ascensio Villegas-Arrizón, Robert J Ledogar, Verónica Delabra-Jardón, José Álvarez-Chávez, José Legorreta-Soberanis, Elizabeth Nava-Aguilera, Anne Cockcroft and Neil Andersson

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2011 11(Suppl 2):S13

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    Maps can portray trends, patterns, and spatial differences that might be overlooked in tabular data and are now widely used in health research. Little has been reported about the process of using maps to commu...

    Authors: Steven Mitchell, Anne Cockcroft and Neil Andersson

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2011 11(Suppl 2):S14

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    Focus groups, rapid assessment procedures, key informant interviews and institutional reviews of local health services provide valuable insights on health service resources and performance. A long-standing cha...

    Authors: Neil Andersson and Gilles Lamothe

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2011 11(Suppl 2):S15

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