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Perceptions of incentives offered in a community-based malaria diagnosis and treatment program in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea

Burkot, Camilla; Naidi, Laura; Seehofer, Liesel; Miles, Kevin

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What motivates community-based health workers to provide care in rural and remote areas, often on a voluntary or casual basis, is a key question for program managers and public health officials. This paper examines how a range of incentives offered as part of the Marasin Stoa Kipa program, a community-based malaria diagnosis and treatment program that has been implemented since 2007 within a major oil and gas development area in Papua New Guinea, are perceived and critiqued by community-based...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017-10
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/139357
Source: Social Science and Medicine
DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2017.08.026

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