Incentivising Private Specialists to Work in the Public Health Sector: Expanding ‘Session Work’ in South Africa
HEU Policy Brief, November 2012
4 Pages Posted: 8 Dec 2012
Date Written: 2012
This policy brief aims to understand whether or how session work in hospitals could be expanded to help achieve universal health coverage. It explores how common session work is, what it implies, and why it is attractive to some at present; how willing other private specialists might be to work in the public sector in future; and how session work might be incentivised for expansion.
Keywords: public health, human resource, doctors
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