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Journal Article | forthcoming 2021

'Good Men Don't Elope'. Afghan migrants men's discourses on labour migration, marriage and masculinties

This article explores the intersections between masculinity, migration and marital strategies through both a historical and ethnographic focus on the everyday lives of Turkmen men from Northern Afghanistan working in...
Aziz Hakimi (2021)
in History and Anthropology
CMI Brief | Feb 2021

Revertir cinco años de progreso: El impacto de la covid-19 en la mortalidad materna en Perú

Perú se ha retrasado al menos cinco años en su camino a la reducción de la mortalidad materna debido al profundo impacto que ha tenido la covid-19 en la provisión...
Camila Gianella, Jorge Ruiz-Cabrejos, Pamela Villacorta, Andrea Castro, Gabriel Carrasco-Escobar (2021)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief no. 2021:2) 4 p.
Journal Article | Jan 2021

Pay-for-performance reduces bypassing of health facilities: evidence from Tanzania

Sosina Bezu Chiksa, Peter John Binyaruka, Ottar Mæstad, Vincent Somville (2021)
in Social Science and Medicine vol. 268 pp. -
CMI Brief | Jan 2021

Reverting five years of progress: Impact of COVID-19 on maternal mortality in Peru

Peru has moved back at least five years on its road to reducing maternal mortality, due to the profound impact COVID-19 has had on the capacity of health services. Our...
Camila Gianella, Jorge Ruiz-Cabrejos, Pamela Villacorta, Andrea Castro, Gabriel Carrasco-Escobar (2021)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief no. 2021:1) 4 p.
Journal Article | 2020

A needs assessment for postgraduate training in selected public health disciplines: evidence from health services organisations in Lusaka, Zambia

Background As most low and middle-income countries seek to achieve universal health coverage targets, there is an ever-increasing need to train human resources with the required core skills and competencies. This...
Maio Bulawayo, Adam Silumbwe, Margarate Nzala Munakampe, Nawa Mukumbuta, Juliet Musabula, Mwimba Chewe, Chris Mweemba, Charles Michelo, Peter Hangoma (2020)
in BMC health services research vol. 20 no. 1 pp. 1-10
Journal Article | 2020

Acceptability of youth clubs focusing on comprehensive sexual and reproductive health education in rural Zambian schools: a case of Central Province

Background The youths in Zambia have limited access to information concerning Sexual Reproductive Health (SRH) and this puts them at risk of unwanted pregnancies. Talking about other methods of preventing pregnancy...
Eunice Chirwa-Kambole, Joar Svanemyr, Ingvild Sandøy, Peter Hangoma, Joseph Mumba Zulu (2020)
in BMC health services research vol. 20 no. 1 pp. 1-9
Journal Article | 2020

Health equity and COVID-19: global perspectives

The COVID-19 is disproportionally affecting the poor, minorities and a broad range of vulnerable populations, due to its inequitable spread in areas of dense population and limited mitigation capacity due...
Efrat Shadmi, Yingyao Chen, Inês Dourado, Inbal Faran-Perach, John Furler, Peter Hangoma, Piya Hanvoravongchai, Claudia Obando, Varduhi Petrosyan, Krishna D Rao, Ana Lorena Ruano, Leiyu Shi, Luis Eugenio De Souza, Sivan Spitzer-Shohat, Elizabeth Sturgiss, Rapeepong Suphanchaimat, (2020)
in Login International Journal for Equity in Health vol. 19 no. 1 pp. 1-16
Journal Article | 2020

Drivers of Health in sub-Saharan Africa: A Dynamic Panel Analysis.

Globally, life expectancy increased while infant mortality reduced substantially between the 19th and late 20th century. Although there is relatively mature literature on the drivers behind these gains in life expectancy and...
Mwimba Chewe and Peter Hangoma (2020)
in Health Policy OPEN vol. 1 no. 10001
Journal Article | 2020

What does COVID-19 tell us about the Peruvian health system?

Peru seemed well placed to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic as a country that had achieved sustained economic growth and moved towards achieving universal health coverage. However, Peru has one...
Camila Gianella, Jasmine Gideon, Maria José Romero (2020)
in Revue canadienne d'études du développement
CMI Report | 2020

Household wellbeing and coping strategies in Africa during COVID-19 – Findings from high frequency phone surveys

This report provides data on household wellbeing in countries in sub-Saharan Africa following the Covid-19 pandemic. The focus is on employment and income, food security, and coping mechanisms, and on access to education...
Carlo Koos, Peter Hangoma, Ottar Mæstad (2020)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report 2020:4) 32 p.
U4 Brief | 2020

Corruption, informality and social norms. Introductory overview

Whether or not anti-corruption measures to improve natural resource management and conservation succeed is largely conditioned by context. Social norms are the unwritten rules of a society, and they can...
Saul Mullard (2020)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Brief 2020:17)
Journal Article | 2020

¿Y la salud intercultural?: Lecciones desde la pandemia que no debemos olvidar(What about intercultural health?: Lessons from the pandemic that we should not forget, E a saúde intercultural: lições da pandemia que não devemos esquecer)

Those of us who work in indigenous health know that it is very common for Indigenous People or peasants to be represented as guilty for their health problems. Such representations...
Maria Amalia Pesantes,Camila Gianella (2020)
in Mundo Amazónico vol. 11 no. 2 pp. 93-110
Sudan Working Paper | 2020

Pastoral Women in Town: The Case of the Migrant Fulbe in Sinja, Sudan

The world has witnessed rapid urbanization and an increased number of women migrating in a phenomenon known as the femininization of migration. Urban areas are becoming extremely overcrowded and overburdened,...
Elhadi Ibrahim Osman (2020)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (Sudan Working Paper SWP 2020:3) 48 p.
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2020

Evaluation View: Norwegian Development Aid in the Age of the Corona

How did Norwegian aid respond to the Covid-19 pandemic? Several new initiatives were launched, the aid budget was adjusted to give more emphasis to vaccines and health issues, but also...
Elling N. Tjønneland (2020)
EVALNews, Norad Evaluation Department 6 November
Journal Article | 2020

Protecting essential health services in low-income and middle-income countries and humanitarian settings while responding to the COVID-19 pandemic

In health outcomes terms, the poorest countries stand to lose the most from these disruptions. In this paper, we make the case for a rational approach to public sector health...
Karl Blanchet, Ala Alwan, Caroline Antoine, Marion Jane Cros, Ferozuddin Feroz, Tseguaneh Amsalu Guracha, Oystein Haaland, Alemayehu Hailu, Peter Hangoma, Dean Jamison, Solomon Tessema Memirie, Ingrid Miljeteig, Ahmad Jan Naeem, Sara L Nam, Ole Frithjof Norheim, Stéphane Verguet, (2020)
in BMJ global health vol. 5 no. 10 e003675 p.
Report in External Series | 2020

Responding to the Covid-19 Pandemic - Early Norwegian Development Aid Support

This report - commissioned by Norad's Evaluation Department - provides a mapping and analysis of early Norwegian development aid related to Covid-19 . It gives an overview of all Covid-19...
Elling N. Tjønneland (2020)
Oslo: Norad (Background Study, Norad Evaluation Department no. 1/20) 30 p.
Journal Article | 2020

Patient and health system costs of managing pregnancy and birth-related complications in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review

Background Morbidity and mortality due to pregnancy and childbearing are high in developing countries. This study aims to estimate patient and health system costs of managing pregnancy and birth-related complications in...
Amani Thomas Mori, Peter Binyaruka, Peter Hangoma, Bjarne Robberstad, Ingvild Sandoy (2020)
in Health Economics Review vol. 10 no. 1 pp. 1-15
U4 Brief | 2020

Emergency release of people from prison because of Covid-19. A brief analysis through an anti-corruption lens

Many countries are implementing emergency releases of people from prison to mitigate the spread of Covid-19. Such measures, while critical to public health, can enable the unjust release from prison...
Victoria Jennett (2020)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Brief 2020:11)
CMI Report | 2020

Literature Review: Democracy and Human Rights in contemporary Latin America (2015-2020) Trends, challenges, and prospects

Abstract Through a review of scholarly and other well-informed articles as well as media reports, this CMI Report aims to summarize discussions on challenges for democracy and human rights in Latin...
Vegard Bye, Dr.philos, CMI Affiliated Researcher, Senior Partner Scanteam Peder Østebø, M.A., Graduate Research Fellow, NUPI (2020)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2020:01)
Journal Article | 2020

Does an economics education produce technocratic paternalists? Experimental evidence from Tanzania

When confronted with information that ordinary citizens do not care that strongly about efficiency, do economists change their views of optimal public policy? In a randomized experiment on tax preferences...
Ivar Kolstad, Arne Wiig and Odd-Helge Fjeldstad (2020)
in Journal of Development Studies vol. 56