Desai, Patricia; Paul, Tomlin J.; McCaw Binns, Affette M.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Community Health and Psychiatry
Changes in material resource levels in Jamaica's primary health care services between 1984 and 1991/1992.
West Indian Medical Journal
Date of Publication
In 1984, a large management study collected data on levels of material resources in Jamaica's primary health care services. In order to measure changes over subsequent years, data on material resources were again collected in 1991/1992, using the same sample of 65 types 2 and 3 health centres as in 1984. Results, whilst showing various changes item-by-item, showed constancy or minor improvements overall in levels of resources. It was concluded that, in terms of material resources, activities within the primary health-care sector have offset the adverse effects of the macro-environmental conditions affecting the health centres.....