Advertisement
Research Article

A Multifaceted Intervention to Improve the Quality of Care of Children in District Hospitals in Kenya: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis

  • Edwine W. Barasa mail,

    edwine.halton@gmail.com

    Affiliations: Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) Centre for Geographic Medicine Research – Coast, and Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Nairobi, Kenya, Health Economics Unit, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

    X
  • Philip Ayieko,

    Affiliation: Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) Centre for Geographic Medicine Research – Coast, and Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Nairobi, Kenya

    X
  • Susan Cleary,

    Affiliation: Health Economics Unit, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

    X
  • Mike English

    Affiliations: Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) Centre for Geographic Medicine Research – Coast, and Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Nairobi, Kenya, Department of Pediatrics, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

    X
  • Published: June 12, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001238

About the Authors

Edwine W. Barasa, Philip Ayieko, Mike English
Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) Centre for Geographic Medicine Research – Coast, and Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
Edwine W. Barasa, Susan Cleary
Health Economics Unit, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
Mike English
Department of Pediatrics, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

Email: edwine.halton@gmail.com

Competing Interests

ME was responsible for developing the intervention that is the subject of the cost-effectiveness analysis and testing its implementation. All other authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: EWB PA SC ME. Performed the experiments: EWB. Analyzed the data: EWB PA SC ME. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: EWB. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: EWB PA SC ME. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: EB PA SC ME. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: EB PA SC ME.