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Social Audits in Remote Nepal

Nepali-German Health Sector Support Programme (HSSP) January, 2014

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Approach: Social Audit

5-day process facilitated by independent expert Inclusion of voices of marginalized groups Participatory discussion of community, local (health) authorities & health workers on performance of health facility Results in proposals and commitments


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Increased local ownership Increased local governments investment in health Improved quality of health services Improved motivation and commitment of health workers and health management committees Promoted participation, transparency and mutualaccountability


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Political Relevance
Efficient and needs-based use of scarce resources Inclusion of disadvantaged groups into decision-making Improved participation, transparency and accountability as an aspect of good governance in health services


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