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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

Citation

Rommelmann, Vanessa; Setel, Philip W.; Hemed, Yusuf; Mponezya, Hamisi; Angeles, Gustavo; & Boerma, J. Ties (2003). 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. Chapel Hill, N.C.: Carolina Population Center MEASURE Evaluation, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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.

Notes

MEASURE Evaluation Special Report

Reference Type

Book

Author(s)

Rommelmann, Vanessa
Setel, Philip W.
Hemed, Yusuf
Mponezya, Hamisi
Angeles, Gustavo
Boerma, J. Ties

Year Published

2003

Publisher

Carolina Population Center MEASURE Evaluation, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

City of Publication

Chapel Hill, N.C.

Reference ID

2573

Miscellaneous

no. SR-03-24