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  • Date
    2011-09-06
  • Title
    Devolution and human resources in primary healthcare in rural Mali.
  • Journal

  • Publisher
    Human Resources for Health
  • Year
    2011
  • Author
    Lodenstein E & Dao D
  • Description
    "The key question of this article is: what does devolution mean for human resources for health in Mali? This article assesses the key advantages and dilemmas associated with devolution such as responsiveness to local needs, downward accountability and health worker retention. Challenges of politics and capacities are also addressed in relation to human resources for health at the local level. Examples are derived from experiences in Mali with a capacity development programme and from case studies of other countries"
  • Categories
    Workforce Assessment, Planning and Policy
  • Keywords
    devolution, governance, incentives, management, rural, Mali, Africa
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