Adopting cost Accounting Model to facilitate decision making in African complementary and alternative Medicines practice in south Africa

The African Complementary and Alternative Medicines (ACAM) industry in South Africa is complex. The main objectives of the research is to develop and demonstrate the adoption of a costing model by ACAM health practitioners to influence and improve decision-making process. In achieving the main research objective the three sub-objectives were created. First, identify the current approaches used by the ACAM practitioners to cost their products and services and how it supports their decision-making. Secondly, to develop and adopt a cost model for ACAM practitioners to effectively capture products and services cost information for improved health care service delivery.

Author(s): Makomane L Taba

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