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Type Report
Title Costs and results of information systems for poverty monitoring, health sector reform, and local government reform in Tanzania. No. 1: descriptions of indicator coverage and systems with preliminary comparative costings
Author(s)
Publication (Day/Month/Year) 2003
Publisher MEASURE Evaluation Carolina Population Center University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
City Chapel Hill
Country/State North Carolina, USA
URL http://pdf.usaid.gov/pdf_docs/Pnada264.pdf
Abstract
This 93-page report presents findings from a participatory assessment of the costs and results of information systems in Tanzania that were carried out in 2002 and 2003. Findings were based on cost and output data provided by 11 information systems in four government ministries, offices, and executive agencies. Data were collected using questionnaires, interviews with system managers, and field visits. Results were assessed against a composite list of 38 health, demographic and poverty indicators. Finding were fed back to participants at a workshop, and revisions to the assessments were made. In this report, authors report findings in coverage of health and poverty indicators, comparative costs, and the relationship between cost, coverage, and quality assurance.

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