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Health service planning contributes to policy dialogue around strengthening district health systems: an example from DR Congo 2008-2013

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Health Services Research, October 2014
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Title
Health service planning contributes to policy dialogue around strengthening district health systems: an example from DR Congo 2008-2013
Published in
BMC Health Services Research, October 2014
DOI 10.1186/s12913-014-0522-4
Pubmed ID
Authors

Dheepa Rajan, Hyppolite Kalambay, Mathias Mossoko, Dieudonné Kwete, Joseph Bulakali, Jean-Pierre Lokonga, Denis Porignon, Gerard Schmets

Abstract

This case study from DR Congo demonstrates how rational operational planning based on a health systems strengthening strategy (HSSS) can contribute to policy dialogue over several years. It explores the operationalization of a national strategy at district level by elucidating a normative model district resource plan which details the resources and costs of providing an essential health services package at district level. This paper then points to concrete examples of how the results of this exercise were used for Ministry of Health (MoH) decision-making over a time period of 5 years.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 1 2%
Canada 1 2%
Unknown 61 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Unspecified 11 17%
Student > Master 11 17%
Student > Postgraduate 8 13%
Researcher 8 13%
Student > Bachelor 6 10%
Other 11 17%
Unknown 8 13%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 16 25%
Unspecified 11 17%
Social Sciences 7 11%
Nursing and Health Professions 6 10%
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 3 5%
Other 9 14%
Unknown 11 17%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 5. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 06 February 2021.
All research outputs
#5,414,869
of 20,225,181 outputs
Outputs from BMC Health Services Research
#2,547
of 6,722 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#64,040
of 251,553 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Health Services Research
#164
of 502 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 20,225,181 research outputs across all sources so far. This one has received more attention than most of these and is in the 72nd percentile.
So far Altmetric has tracked 6,722 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a little more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 7.4. This one has gotten more attention than average, scoring higher than 61% of its peers.
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