Assessing health system performance in developing countries: a review of the literature.

@article{Kruk2008AssessingHS,
  title={Assessing health system performance in developing countries: a review of the literature.},
  author={Margaret E. Kruk and Lynn P. Freedman},
  journal={Health policy},
  year={2008},
  volume={85 3},
  pages={263-76}
}
With the setting of ambitious international health goals and an influx of additional development assistance for health, there is growing interest in assessing the performance of health systems in developing countries. This paper proposes a framework for the assessment of health system performance and reviews the literature on indicators currently in use to measure performance using online medical and public health databases. This was complemented by a review of relevant books and reports in the… CONTINUE READING
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