Decentralization in Zambia: resource allocation and district performance.

  title={Decentralization in Zambia: resource allocation and district performance.},
  author={Thomas J Bossert and Mukosha Bona Chitah and Diana M Bowser},
  journal={Health policy and planning},
  volume={18 4},
Zambia implemented an ambitious process of health sector decentralization in the mid 1990s. This article presents an assessment of the degree of decentralization, called 'decision space', that was allowed to districts in Zambia, and an analysis of data on districts available at the national level to assess allocation choices made by local authorities and some indicators of the performance of the health systems under decentralization. The Zambian officials in health districts had a moderate… CONTINUE READING

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