Financial incentives for return of service in underserved areas: a systematic review

@article{Brnighausen2009FinancialIF,
  title={Financial incentives for return of service in underserved areas: a systematic review},
  author={Till B{\"a}rnighausen and David E Bloom},
  journal={BMC Health Services Research},
  year={2009},
  volume={9},
  pages={86 - 86}
}
BACKGROUND In many geographic regions, both in developing and in developed countries, the number of health workers is insufficient to achieve population health goals. Financial incentives for return of service are intended to alleviate health worker shortages: A (future) health worker enters into a contract to work for a number of years in an underserved area in exchange for a financial pay-off. METHODS We carried out systematic literature searches of PubMed, the Excerpta Medica database, the… CONTINUE READING

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