How much does it cost to achieve coverage targets for primary healthcare services? A costing model from Aceh, Indonesia.

@article{Abdullah2012HowMD,
  title={How much does it cost to achieve coverage targets for primary healthcare services? A costing model from Aceh, Indonesia.},
  author={Asnawi Abdullah and Krishna Hort and Azwar Zaenal Abidin and Fadilah M Amin},
  journal={The International journal of health planning and management},
  year={2012},
  volume={27 3},
  pages={226-45}
}
Despite significant investment in improving service infrastructure and training of staff, public primary healthcare services in low-income and middle-income countries tend to perform poorly in reaching coverage targets. One of the factors identified in Aceh, Indonesia was the lack of operational funds for service provision. The objective of this study was to develop a simple and transparent costing tool that enables health planners to calculate the unit costs of providing basic health services… CONTINUE READING