Assessing health workers’ revenues and coping strategies in Nigeria — a mixed-methods study

  title={Assessing health workers’ revenues and coping strategies in Nigeria — a mixed-methods study},
  author={Ngozi Akwataghibe and D. B. D. L. Samaranayake and Christophe Lemi{\`e}re and Marjolein Dieleman},
  booktitle={BMC health services research},
BACKGROUND The setting of realistic performance-based financing rewards necessitates not just knowledge of health workers' salaries, but of the revenue that accrues from their additional income-generating activities. This study examined the coping mechanisms of health workers in the public health sector of Nasarawa and Ondo states in Nigeria to supplement their salaries and benefits; it also estimated the proportionate value of the revenues from those coping mechanisms in relation to the health… CONTINUE READING
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