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To assess the quality of service provision of different Basic Health Units of district Peshawar.
Materials and Methods:
It was a simple descriptive Cross-sectional study which was carried out in 06 months duration. A total of 08 BHUs of district Peshawar were included in the study using convenient sampling technique. Data was collected through a semi structured questionnaire, direct observation and discussions with the respondents. The data was analyzed through SPSS version22. The data was presented using tables and graphs.
In depth analysis of the various facilities in BHUs were done. 8 BHUs were selected. Availability of medicines in BHUs was 12%. 75% of the BHUs had a clean continuous supply of drinking water whereas 50% had less than one hour of electricity per day. Also 76% of the patients were satisfied with the healthcare. Patients were mostly satisfied as far as staff behavior and convenience was concerned. However, 91% agreed that there is still room for improvement.
Main issues found in all of the BHUs was non-availability of medicines, electricity problem, and sometimes non-availability of doctors.
BHU, quality assessment, service provision
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