The effect of performance-based financing on illness, care-seeking and treatment among children: an impact evaluation in Rwanda

@inproceedings{Skiles2015TheEO,
  title={The effect of performance-based financing on illness, care-seeking and treatment among children: an impact evaluation in Rwanda},
  author={Martha Priedeman Skiles and Si{\^a}n L. Curtis and Paulin Basinga and Gustavo {\'A}ngeles and Harsha Thirumurthy},
  booktitle={BMC health services research},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Performance-based financing (PBF) strategies are promoted as a supply-side, results-based financing mechanism to improve primary health care. This study estimated the effects of Rwanda's PBF program on less-incentivized child health services and examined the differential program impact by household poverty. METHODS Districts were allocated to intervention and comparison for PBF implementation in Rwanda. Using Demographic Health Survey data from 2005 to 2007-08, a community-level… CONTINUE READING
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