Motivation, money and respect: a mixed-method study of Tanzanian non-physician clinicians.

@article{Chandler2009MotivationMA,
  title={Motivation, money and respect: a mixed-method study of Tanzanian non-physician clinicians.},
  author={Clare I. R. Chandler and Semkini Chonya and Frank Mtei and Hugh Reyburn and Christopher J M Whitty},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={68 11},
  pages={2078-88}
}
Poor quality of care is a major concern in low-income countries, and is in part attributed to low motivation of healthcare workers. Non-physician clinicians (mid-level cadre healthworkers) are central to healthcare delivery in half of the countries in Africa, but while much is expected from these clinicians, little is known about their expectations and motivation to perform well. Understanding what motivates these healthworkers in their work is essential to provide an empirical base for policy… CONTINUE READING
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