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Information in child health management

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Abstract

Information can be one of the most contentious issues in the management of child health services. Managers know that without good information they cannot manage effectively, but in most respects they are dependent for their information on its supply by others outside their direct control, and even the information which could be derived from sources within their directorate may be in practice inaccessible. Yet at the same time, they may feel that they are having to acquire and pass on to others information which they themselves feel is of little value and certainly which does not address properly the key issues.

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Child Health Community Health Service Child Health Service Political Accountability Human Resource Information System 
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