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CMI Working Paper | Dec 2008
A number of low- and middle-income countries have a severe shortage of health workers. This paper studies how health workers' choices of labour supply ...
Factors influencing the use of reproductive health care services among married adolescent girls in Dang District, Nepal: a qualitative study
Journal Article | May 2019
Background: Child marriage is associated with adverse reproductive health outcomes, and the practice is still alarmingly common. Together with efforts ...
Child marriage, Reproductive health, Health care services, Health-seeking behaviour, adolescent health, Nepal
U4 Brief | Oct 2007
Informal payments for health services are common in many transitional and developing countries. Informal payments are often claimed to reduce access to ...
corruption, health, Tanzania
Journal Article | Jan 2011
Informal payments for health services are common in many transitional and developing countries. The aim of this paper is to investigate the nature of ...
Informal payments, corruption, quality of health care, health worker, performance, Tanzania
U4 Brief | May 2008
Hospitals are vulnerable to corruption. In the U.S., health care fraud has been stimated to cost $60 billion per year, or 3% of total health care expenditures ...
corruption, health sector
U4 Brief | Jan 2006
Drug supply is an essential component of health care systems, accounting for 10-30% of health care costs. Drugs can be expensive, and willingness to pay ...
corruption, health, world
Coverage of the emergency health care law and the Compulsory Insurance against Road Traffic Crashes (SOAT)
Journal Article | Jan 2010
Objective. The aim of this study was to ascertain, from patients’ perspective, the degree of knowledge and the actual coverage of the Emergency ...
Emergency medical services, Law enforcement, Accident insurance, Insurance benefits, Accidents, traffic, Peru
Interaction between Health Institutions in Knowledge and Medical Practices in South Kordofan/Nuba Mountains
Book | Apr 2019
This research thesis addresses the challenges confronting the establishment of stable and sufficient health care provision in Heiban Locality in South ...
Journal Article | Jan 2009
The overall human resource shortages and the distributional inequalities in the health workforce in many developing countries are well acknowledged. However, ...
The health status of adolescents in Ecuador and the country’s response to the need for differentiated healthcare for adolescents
Journal Article | Jan 2017
Background Adolescents face a range of health problems but many barriers block their access to health services, and in particular to sexual and reproductive ...
Adolescents, Youth, Differentiated health services, Sexual and reproductive health, Ecuador
Doctoral Thesis | Aug 2013
Challenges in Implementing the Colombian Constitutional Court’s Health-Care System Ruling of 2008 Ca
Book Chapter | Dec 2010
Anticorruption in the Health Sector brings practical experience to bear on anticorruption approaches tailored specifically to health. The contributors, ...
CMI Report | Jan 2009
Inspired by a vision to build knowledge on how to implement high quality health care in low income contexts, Chr Michelsen Institute (CMI), Health Economics ...
Does free public health care increase utilization and reduce spending? Heterogeneity and long-term effects
Journal Article | Jan 2018
Zambia removed user fees in publicly supported–government and faith-based–health facilities in 54 out of 72 districts in 2006. This was extended ...
The costs and cost-effectiveness of a district-strengthening strategy to mitigate the 3 delays to quality maternal health care: results from Uganda and Zambia
Journal Article | Mar 2019
The primary objective of this study was to estimate the costs and the incremental cost-effectiveness of maternal and newborn care associated with the ...
U4 Issue | Jan 2011
The development community is striving to achieve results and value for money with its investments in health around the world. Yet, donors often work ...
U4 Brief | Jan 2006
Designed to promote efficiency and expand access to health care services by leveraging financial contributions from patients, user fee systems are in ...
corruption, health, World
¿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)
Journal Article | Nov 2020
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. ...
CMI Brief | Oct 2011
Thousands of children die every year from diseases that are easy to diagnose and treat. A study from rural Tanzania shows that health workers usually ...
News | 23 Sep 2011
Low health worker performance is a key obstacle to achieving the health-related Millennium Development Goals. While a lack of knowledge, equipment and medicine have been seen as the major challenges, a recent study pinpoints poorly motivated health workers as an important contributing factor to low quality health care in low-income settings.