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HERDIN Record #: 100133-19110716100724 Submitted: 08 November 2019 Modified: 20 February 2020

Optimising decentralisation for the health sector by exploring the synergy of decision space, capacity and accountability: Insights from the Philippines.

Harvy Joy Liwanag,
Kaspar Wyss

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Journal Article, Original
Health Research Policy and Systems
Publication Date
January 2019
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2. Who should decide for local health services? A mixed methods study of preferences for decision-making in the decentralized Philippine health system.