Can mothers afford maternal health care costs? User costs of maternity services in rural Tanzania.

@article{Kowalewski2002CanMA,
  title={Can mothers afford maternal health care costs? User costs of maternity services in rural Tanzania.},
  author={Marga Kowalewski and Phares G M Mujinja and Albrecht Jahn},
  journal={African journal of reproductive health},
  year={2002},
  volume={6 1},
  pages={65-73}
}
Following the difficult economic situation various countries introduced health sector reforms, including user charges to finance the system. The assessment of user costs for maternity services in Tanzania was part of a larger study, which covered inputs, outputs and efficiency of services. The study was carried out from October 1997 to January 1998 in Mtwara urban and rural district in South Tanzania. One hundred and seven women attending a quarter of government health facilities were randomly… CONTINUE READING

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