Priority setting in developing countries health care institutions: the case of a Ugandan hospital

@article{Kapiriri2006PrioritySI,
  title={Priority setting in developing countries health care institutions: the case of a Ugandan hospital},
  author={Lydia Kapiriri and Douglas K. Martin},
  journal={BMC Health Services Research},
  year={2006},
  volume={6},
  pages={127 - 127}
}
BACKGROUND Because the demand for health services outstrips the available resources, priority setting is one of the most difficult issues faced by health policy makers, particularly those in developing countries. However, there is lack of literature that describes and evaluates priority setting in these contexts. The objective of this paper is to describe priority setting in a teaching hospital in Uganda and evaluate the description against an ethical framework for fair priority setting… CONTINUE READING

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