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Ghana Access, Bottlenecks, Costs, and Equity Project 2012

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General Info
Provider 
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME)
Geography 
Ghana (GHA)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
06/2012 - 12/2012
Data type
Survey:
  • Health facility
  • Nationally representative
Summary 

The Access, Bottlenecks, Costs, and Equity (ABCE) project is a multipronged and multicountry research collaboration focused on understanding what drives and hinders health service provision. The ABCE Facility Survey in Ghana collected data from a nationally representative sample of health facilities on services offered, expenditure, revenue, personnel by category, and other variables related to facility operations. The dataset available for download provides information at the facility-year level.

Keywords 
Ambulances, Anesthetic equipment, Antenatal care, Antimalarials, Antiretroviral therapy, BCG vaccines, Beds, Bilateral agencies, Caesarean section, Catheters, Causes of death, Causes of morbidity, Child health care, Circumcision, Community health workers, Counseling, Dental care, Dentists, Diabetes, Diagnostic equipment, Diarrheal diseases, Drug stockouts, Drug supply, Electricity, Electrocardiograms, Emergency care, Employment benefits, Family planning, Financial assistance for health, Government health expenditures, Government health organizations, HIV and AIDS, Health care access, Health care economics, Health care expenditures, Health care personnel, Health care prices, Health care use, Health education, Health facilities, Health facility conditions, Health promotion, Home care, Hospitals, Hypertension, Imaging equipment, Immunization, Incubators, Intensive care units, Lab personnel, Laboratories, Laboratory equipment, Lower respiratory infections, Maternal care, Maternal mortality, Measles vaccines, Medical equipment, Medical tests, Medicines, Mobility aids, Mortality, Multilateral agencies, Needles, Nonprofits, Nurses, Obstetrical equipment, Outpatient facilities, PMTCT, Patient counts, Pediatrics, Pentavalent vaccines, Pharmacies, Pharmacists, Physicians, Place of delivery, Pneumococcal vaccines, Postnatal care, Preventive interventions, Private social assistance, Public health facilities, Public social assistance, Refrigeration, Respiratory infections, Rural, Sanitation, Skilled birth attendants, Stillbirths, Surgical equipment, Surgical procedures, Syringes, Taxes, Telephones, Training programs, Transportation, Ultrasound, Urban, VCT, Waste disposal, Water supply, X-rays
Citation
Publication year 
2015
Suggested citation 

Ghana Health Service, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), Ministry of Health (Ghana), United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). Access, Bottlenecks, Costs, and Equity (ABCE) project in Ghana, 2012. Seattle, United States: Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), 2015.