Information Improves Provider Behaviour: A Replication Study of a Community-Based Monitoring Programme in Uganda

2018-09-13T10:57:46Z (GMT) by Katherine Donato Adrian Garcia Mosqueira
<p>In ‘Power to the People: Evidence from a Randomised Field Experiment on Community-Based Monitoring in Uganda’ (2009), Björkman and Svensson show that a relatively simple intervention – providing community-level health service delivery information and guidance on community-based monitoring – improved provider behaviour, health care utilisation, and health outcomes. In this paper we conduct a pure replication of the original study and extend the original analysis. Overall, we find that the intervention modified healthcare provider behaviours and utilisation, but that the results surrounding the programme’s impact on health outcomes appear less robust.</p>