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cost of the district hospital a case study from Malawi by A. J. Mills

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Published by Population and Human Resources Dept., World Bank in Washington, D.C .
Written in English



  • Malawi


  • Hospitals -- Malawi -- Finance -- Case studies.,
  • Hospitals -- Malawi -- Cost of operation -- Case studies.,
  • Capital investments -- Malawi -- Case studies.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementA.J. Mills.
SeriesPolicy research and external affairs working papers ;, WPS 742
LC ClassificationsRA971.3 .M52 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination36 p. ;
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1327228M
LC Control Number92206217

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3. The role of the district hospital The district hospital plays a pivotal role in supporting primary health care on the one hand and being a gateway to more specialist care on the other. The district hospital provides level1 (generalist) services to in-patients and outpatients (ideally on referral from a community health center or clinic).File Size: 1MB. This cost compares with costs reported in Kenya in –94 (Kirigia, Fox-Rushby, and Mills ), adjusted to prices of actual inpatient costs per day from two district hospitals of US$ to US$, and adjusted data from a district hospital in Bangladesh of US$ (McCord and Chowdury ).Cited by: human and technological, evident at the district hospital offers major opportunities for unit-cost reductions and, therefore, economies of scope. Considering the mix of services provided as hospitals are planned or augmented is important to antici-pate or account for economies of scope. The District Hospital | Scale of activity Diseconomies. The Cost of the District Hospital: A Case Study from Malawi by A. J. Mills* Table of Contents Introduction 1 Methodology 2 Selection of districts 2 Estimation of total district costs 2 Apportionment of district costs 4 Main methodological problems 6 The District Health System 8 9 Distribution of total costs by input category 9.