Journal article - The Free Health Care Initiative: how has it affected health workers in Sierra Leone?

This article draws from 5 research tools to analyse health worker policies and incentives in post-war Sierra Leone

Abstract

There is an acknowledged gap in the literature on the impact of fee exemption policies on health staff, and, conversely, the implications of staffing for fee exemption. This article draws from 5 research tools used to analyse changing health worker policies and incentives in post-war Sierra Leone to document the effects of the Free Health Care Initiative of 2010 on health workers.

There is a report by the same authors

This research is funded under the Department for International Development’s REBUILD Programme which is led by the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

Citation

Sophie Witter, Haja Wurie, Maria Paola Bertone : The free health care initiative: how has it affected health workers in Sierra Leone? Health Policy and Planning February 2016; 31(1): 1–9. doi: 10.1093/heapol/czv006

The free health care initiative: how has it affected health workers in Sierra Leone?

Published 1 February 2016