A comparative study of cost and quality of care of malaria treatment in public and private health facilities in Nigeria a case study of Lagos state

dc.contributor.advisorSinanovic, Edinaen_ZA
dc.contributor.authorDele, Araoyinbo Idowuen_ZA
dc.date.accessioned2014-11-09T15:52:38Z
dc.date.available2014-11-09T15:52:38Z
dc.date.issued2006en_ZA
dc.descriptionIncludes bibliographical references.en_ZA
dc.description.abstractThe study explores the cost and quality of malaria care in public and private heatlh facilties at the primary health level in an urban community in south western Nigeria. A pre-tested questionnaire is adminstered to patients attending either public or private health facilities to estimate the direct and indirect cost of accessing healthcare services. Costs was estimated from the providers's perspective by using interviews and review of financial records to assess the total and unit cost of such services. Structural quality (adequacy of equipment and staff mix) and process quality (interpersonal relationship, use of treatment guidelines and algorithms) are assessed using structured checklist, observation and proxies such as patients' satisfaction.en_ZA
dc.identifier.apacitationDele, A. I. (2006). <i>A comparative study of cost and quality of care of malaria treatment in public and private health facilities in Nigeria a case study of Lagos state</i>. (Thesis). University of Cape Town ,Faculty of Health Sciences ,Health Economics Unit. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/11427/9463en_ZA
dc.identifier.chicagocitationDele, Araoyinbo Idowu. <i>"A comparative study of cost and quality of care of malaria treatment in public and private health facilities in Nigeria a case study of Lagos state."</i> Thesis., University of Cape Town ,Faculty of Health Sciences ,Health Economics Unit, 2006. http://hdl.handle.net/11427/9463en_ZA
dc.identifier.citationDele, A. 2006. A comparative study of cost and quality of care of malaria treatment in public and private health facilities in Nigeria a case study of Lagos state. University of Cape Town.en_ZA
dc.identifier.ris TY - Thesis / Dissertation AU - Dele, Araoyinbo Idowu AB - The study explores the cost and quality of malaria care in public and private heatlh facilties at the primary health level in an urban community in south western Nigeria. A pre-tested questionnaire is adminstered to patients attending either public or private health facilities to estimate the direct and indirect cost of accessing healthcare services. Costs was estimated from the providers's perspective by using interviews and review of financial records to assess the total and unit cost of such services. Structural quality (adequacy of equipment and staff mix) and process quality (interpersonal relationship, use of treatment guidelines and algorithms) are assessed using structured checklist, observation and proxies such as patients' satisfaction. DA - 2006 DB - OpenUCT DP - University of Cape Town LK - https://open.uct.ac.za PB - University of Cape Town PY - 2006 T1 - A comparative study of cost and quality of care of malaria treatment in public and private health facilities in Nigeria a case study of Lagos state TI - A comparative study of cost and quality of care of malaria treatment in public and private health facilities in Nigeria a case study of Lagos state UR - http://hdl.handle.net/11427/9463 ER - en_ZA
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11427/9463
dc.identifier.vancouvercitationDele AI. A comparative study of cost and quality of care of malaria treatment in public and private health facilities in Nigeria a case study of Lagos state. [Thesis]. University of Cape Town ,Faculty of Health Sciences ,Health Economics Unit, 2006 [cited yyyy month dd]. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/11427/9463en_ZA
dc.language.isoengen_ZA
dc.publisher.departmentHealth Economics Uniten_ZA
dc.publisher.facultyFaculty of Health Sciencesen_ZA
dc.publisher.institutionUniversity of Cape Town
dc.subject.otherHealth Economicsen_ZA
dc.titleA comparative study of cost and quality of care of malaria treatment in public and private health facilities in Nigeria a case study of Lagos stateen_ZA
dc.typeMaster Thesis
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