Incentives for lay health workers to improve recruitment, retention in service and performance

  • Protocol
  • Intervention

Authors

  • Karen Daniels,

    Corresponding author
    1. Medical Research Council of South Africa, Health Systems Research Unit, Tygerberg, South Africa
    • Karen Daniels, Health Systems Research Unit, Medical Research Council of South Africa, PO Box 19070, Tygerberg, 7505, South Africa. Karen.Daniels@mrc.ac.za.

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  • Willem A Odendaal,

    1. Medical Research Council of South Africa, Health Systems Research Unit, Tygerberg, South Africa
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  • Lungiswa Nkonki,

    1. Medical Research Council of South Africa, Health Systems Research Unit, Tygerberg, South Africa
    2. Stellenbosch University, Centre for Health Systems and Services Research and Development, Cape Town, South Africa
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  • Charles Hongoro,

    1. Medical Research Council of South Africa, Health Systems Research Unit, Tygerberg, South Africa
    2. Human Sciences Research Council, Health Systems Financing, Population Health, Health Systems and Innovation Programme, Cape Town, South Africa
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  • Christopher J Colvin,

    1. School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Research (CIDER), Cape Town, South Africa
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  • Simon Lewin

    1. Medical Research Council of South Africa, Health Systems Research Unit, Tygerberg, South Africa
    2. Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Global Health Unit, Oslo, Norway
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Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To assess the effectiveness of financial and non-financial incentives for lay health workers in improving performance, increasing retention, and attracting appropriate LHW candidates.