The Use of Effective Coverage in the Evaluation of Maternal and Child Health Programs: A Technical Note for the IDB's Social Protection and Health Division
AbstractEffective coverage is a measure of health system performance that combines three aspects of health care service delivery into a single measure: need, use, and quality. In this technical note, the concept of effective coverage is explained, methodological issues are discussed and the implications for the evaluation of SPH's projects in maternal and child health are presented.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Inter-American Development Bank in its series IDB Publications with number 42258.
Date of creation: Jul 2011
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Diseases; Health Care; Nutrition; maternal health; child health; health care; public health;
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