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International Journal Of Engineering, Business And Management(IJEBM)

Factors Affecting Consumer Health Care Services Delivery in Private Health Facilities: A Case of Kamanga Medics Hospital- Mwanza

Salome Reuben Charles , Dr. N. Viswanadham


International Journal of Engineering, Business And Management(IJEBM), Vol-6,Issue-2, March - April 2022, Pages 155-164 , 10.22161/ijebm.6.2.13

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Article Info: Received: 28 Mar 2022; Received in revised form: 15 Apr 2022; Accepted: 20 Apr 2022; Available online: 28 Apr 2022

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Background: In 2007, the government of the republic of Tanzania has launched the Primary Health care services development programme as one of the renewed efforts to effectively engage the healthy sector in poverty reduction strategies. The study was dealing with evaluation on the factors that affects health services delivery to private hospital facilities Method: Data was collected from 169 patients who are customers of KMH and two sampling techniques were used, namely purposive sampling and random sampling. The study use questionnaire and interviews together with documentary review together information concerning the study objective. Quantities data were analyzed through SPPS data were coded ruined to observe to which percent the variables were significant or not significant towards research objectives. Results: The study finding that there are factors that are challenges towards delivering health services to patients including absence of good communication, customer care, shortage number of health professionals and most of patients are not attended on time, however on other hand study discover that there factors pull health services delivery including presence of social media, good infrastructures that support patients from far and presence of NHIF services to KMH. Recommendations: This study recommends that Private Public Partnership should be more emphasized and applied in health sector for the aim of improving health survives delivery to patients. Conclusion: The study concludes that although much has been done over many years to restructure the health care system and to improve the quality of care being rendered to patients, the literature reveals that a lot of people in Mwanza city still suffer from getting quality health services from health facilities including hospitals which are owned by private institutions.

consumer, health care, service delivery, health facilities

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