Skip main navigation

Hurry, only 12 days left to get one year of Unlimited learning for £249.99 £174.99. New subscribers only. T&Cs apply

Find out more

The Importance of Incentives

In this video, Malabika Sarker explains that incentives play a significant role for healthcare workers, no matter the form. (Step 4.8)

Malabika Sarker, MBBS, MPH, PhD James P. Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University, Bangladesh

Incentives play a significant role for healthcare workers, no matter the form.

From the lecture and listed reading Per Diems in Polio Eradication: Perspectives from Community Health Workers and Officials, consider the following:

  • What might be likely adverse effects of providing financial incentives, such as per diems?
  • How can public health programs better incentivize their human resources?

Post your answers in the discussion section.

This article is from the free online

Planning and Managing Global Health Programmes: Promoting Quality, Accountability and Equity

Created by
FutureLearn - Learning For Life

Reach your personal and professional goals

Unlock access to hundreds of expert online courses and degrees from top universities and educators to gain accredited qualifications and professional CV-building certificates.

Join over 18 million learners to launch, switch or build upon your career, all at your own pace, across a wide range of topic areas.

Start Learning now