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ERIC Number: ED183769
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Selected Bibliographies and State-of-the-Art Review for Health Facilities Planning. Volume 6: Health Facility Planning References. International Health Planning Reference Series.
White (E.H.) Co., San Francisco, CA.; Office of International Health (DHEW/PHS), Rockville, MD.
Intended as a companion piece to volume 5 in the Method Series, Health Facilities Planning (CE 024 233), this sixth of six volumes in the International Health Planning Reference Series is a combined literature review and annotated bibliography dealing with health facilities planning for developing countries. The review identifies literature relevant to existing methodology for planning and assessing health facilities in the developing countries of Africa, Asia, and Latin America, particularly in rural areas. Specific topics include (1) organization and philosophy of health care systems, (2) utilization, (3) architecture, and (4) climatic conditions. The 131 refeences included in the review are contained in the bibliography which divides the references into these areas: administration, architecture and techniques, assessment and evaluation, case studies, manpower, mobile units, planning, primary care, secondary care, utilization, and other sources. The format for each entry is author, title, source or publisher, date of publication, and annotation. (YLB)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Architectural Research, Building Design, Climate, Developing Nations, Evaluation, Facility Planning, Facility Utilization Research, Geographic Location, Health Education, Health Facilities, Health Services, Literature Reviews, Public Health, Rural Areas, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Agency for International Development (Dept. of State), Washington, DC. Office of Health Development Support Bureau.
Authoring Institution: White (E.H.) Co., San Francisco, CA.; Office of International Health (DHEW/PHS), Rockville, MD.
Note: For related documents see CE 024 223-237