Local governance and community financing of primary care: evidence from Nepal.

@article{Bishai2002LocalGA,
  title={Local governance and community financing of primary care: evidence from Nepal.},
  author={David Bishai and Louis Wilhelmus Niessen and Mohan Shrestha},
  journal={Health policy and planning},
  year={2002},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={202-6}
}
Improved community participation in the financing of primary health care (PHC) is important for sustaining quality and availability of care in developing countries. This study asks whether the social status of members on a local support committee is associated with community contributions to PHC. A survey of PHC financing was conducted at 42 health facilities in two rural districts of Nepal (Jumla and Nawal Parasi). Complete data were available for 37 clinics. At each health facility, a trained… CONTINUE READING