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ICHRN Knowledge Library
  • Date
    2013-04-30
  • Title
    Using incentives to attract nurses to remote areas of Tanzania: a contingent valuation study
  • Journal

    Health Policy and Planning
  • Publisher
    Oxford University Press
  • Year
    2013
  • Author
    Munga MA; Torsvik G; Maestrad O;
  • Description
    "This article analyses (1) how financial incentives (salary top-ups) and non-financial incentives (housing and education) affect nurses’ willingness to work in remote areas of Tanzania and (2) how the magnitude of the incentives needed to attract health workers varies with the nurses’ geographic origin and their intrinsic motivation." (extract from abstract)
  • Categories
    Workforce Assessment, Planning and Policy, Nursing Human Resources Management, Work Environment
  • Keywords
    incentives; motivation; Tanzania; rural
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