Publication: Educating for Health : Using Incentive-Based Salaries to Teach Oral Rehydration Therapy
In Bangladesh an education program aimed at teaching mothers how to prepare and use oral rehydration solution to treat diarrhea relied on output-based incentives to ensure that the teaching was effective. The program tied field workers' pay to fast-cycle feedback on performance against output indicators. Monitoring results show that the approach worked: the mothers learned effectively. Over 10 years the program reached 12 million households.
“Chowdhury, Sadia. 2001. Educating for Health : Using Incentive-Based Salaries to Teach Oral Rehydration Therapy. Viewpoint: Public Policy for the Private Sector; Note No. 235. © World Bank, Washington, DC. http://openknowledge.worldbank.org/entities/publication/60e7a352-3d8f-5841-bf43-312feb064887 License: CC BY 3.0 IGO.”
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