Primary health care supervision in developing countries


The objectives were to (a) summarise opinion about what supervision of primary health care is by those advocating it; (b) compare these features with reports describing supervision in practice; and (c) to appraise the evidence of the effects of sector performance.

Methods Systematic review. Reports were classified into three groups and summarised using appropriate methods: policy and opinion papers (narrative summary), descriptive studies (systematically summarised) and experimental or quasi-experimental studies (design and outcomes systematically summarised). Data presented as narrative summaries and tables.


Tropical Medicine and International Health, 2008,13, (3), pp. 369-383, [DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3156.2008.02012.x]

Primary health care supervision in developing countries

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