Decentralized health care priority-setting in Tanzania: evaluating against the accountability for reasonableness framework.

@article{Maluka2010DecentralizedHC,
  title={Decentralized health care priority-setting in Tanzania: evaluating against the accountability for reasonableness framework.},
  author={Stephen Maluka and Peter Kamuzora and Miguel San Sebastian and Jens Byskov and \Oystein Evjen Olsen and Elizabeth H. Shayo and Benedict Ndawi and Anna-Karin Hurtig},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={71 4},
  pages={751-9}
}
Priority-setting has become one of the biggest challenges faced by health decision-makers worldwide. Fairness is a key goal of priority-setting and Accountability for Reasonableness has emerged as a guiding framework for fair priority-setting. This paper describes the processes of setting health care priorities in Mbarali district, Tanzania, and evaluates the descriptions against Accountability for Reasonableness. Key informant interviews were conducted with district health managers, local… CONTINUE READING
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