Question what you measure:
Is it really useful to meausre input into the health system (the financial budget invested) or is it more useful to measure output of the health system (the health and service provision to the population)?
Anja Smith, Ph.D., is an economist at the management consultancy Percept based in Cape Town. She consults and has conducted academic research on the South African health care system – especially on the shortage of data on the quality of health care services.
Links on episode 14
- Reports by the Inclusive Society