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Journal Article | Nov 2012
Informal payments—payments made from patients to health personnel in excess of official fees—are widespread in low-income countries. It is ...
informal payments, , rent seeking, , direct clinical observation, , health worker effort, , Tanzania
CMI Report | Jan 2005
The report was commissioned by Norwegian People's Aid (NPA) with funds from NORAD. The evaluation looks into NPA's support to health services in Gisenyi ...
Health insurance, Incentives, Rwanda, Africa: Rwanda
Report in External Series | Jan 2004
This evaluation gives a broad description of Sida's support to SRHR, but lack comprehensive analysis and innovative proposals. One general conclusion ...
Aid evaluation, Health conditions, Reproductive rights
Book Chapter | Mar 2014
Weak access to basic services and poor framework conditions for the private sector impede development. Low-quality service provision for example in health, ...
Corruption, Per Diems, Travel Compensation, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Malawi
How to make rural jobs more attractive to health workers. Findings from a discrete choice experiment in Tanzania
Journal Article | Sep 2011
The geographical imbalance of the health workforce in Tanzania represents a serious problem when it comes to delivering crucial health services to a large ...
human resources for health, discrete choice experiments, rural-urban imbalances, Tanzania, Tanzania
Rewarding Safe Motherhood: How can Performance-Based Funding Reduce Maternal and Newborn Mortality in Tanzania?
CMI Report | Jan 2007
Performance-based funding has been proposed as one mechanism to speed up the implementation of interventions for reduced maternal and newborn mortality. ...
Health sector, Maternal mortality, Child mortality, Economic aspects, Tanzania
Unpleasant homecoming: The predicament of returning pastoralists from South Sudan to Aljabalain Area, White Nile State
Sudan Working Paper | Apr 2018
In many countries around the world (especially in Africa), the livelihood of pastoralists depends largely on trekking over vast areas of land in constant ...
Pastoral nomads, Pastoralists, White Nile State, Sudan
News | 24 Oct 2011
Poorly motivated Tanzanian health workers could pose a threat to patients. Simple procedures like counting childrens' respiratory rate can save lives, but are often left out. However, changes are achievable within the existing work force.
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.
Event | 7 May 2013
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News | 5 Jul 2005
CMI launches a new research programme on Global Health and Development. Millions of people suffer and die from easily preventable diseases in developing countries. Malfunctioning health systems are at the heart of the problem. The goal of the programme is to increase the knowledge of how health systems in developing countries can be brought to deliver better health services.
Report in External Series | Apr 2012
Cash is a great incentive. The last decade has seen a boom in various forms of cash incentive programmes, from the conditional cash transfer programmes ...
Tanzania, Ethiopia, Malawi
Master's Thesis | Jan 2011
The aim of this thesis is to investigate determinants of child mortality in the regions of Luanda and Uíge in Angola. The country has one of the ...
Child mortality, Angola
News | 20 Sep 2013
"Litigation may be an effective means to secure economic, social and cultural rights," says Camila Gianella. As a result of numerous health rights litigations, the Colombian Constitutional Court ordered extensive structural reforms of the country's health system.
Political determinants of sexual and reproductive health: Criminalisation, health impacts and game changers
Project | Mar 2016 - Dec 2020
Development actors have increasingly recognised the importance of the political determinants of health. One way in which politics and power dynamics impact ...
Abortion, homosexuality, criminal law, health policy, mental health, political determinants, Uganda, Malawi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mozambique, Zambia, South Africa, Sudan, Tunisia
News | 26 Apr 2012
South Asia has gone through a period of strong economic growth the past two decades. GDP per capita has more than doubled over twenty years. Surprisingly, better economic conditions have not led to improved nutrition in South Asia. The number of undernourished children is almost at the same level today as it was twenty years ago.
Project | Apr - Nov 2008
Many parts of Western Ethiopia are among the poorest areas in the world, with poor health conditions, gender discrimination, lack of infrastructure and ...
Vulnerability, risk, poverty, rural, basic services, Ethiopia
Palestinian State-formation: Prospects and Challenges. Report from a Symposium at Chr. Michelsen Institute, Bergen, Norway 24-25 May 2004
CMI Report | Jan 2004
The CMI - Muwatin symposium, held in Bergen on 24-25 May 2004, addressed both internal and external challenges to Palestinian state-formation. Internal ...
State formation, Palestine
Project | Jan 2011 - Dec 2014
In 2010, CMI in cooperation with Development Workshop conducted a survey among 540 clients in two Luanda branches of the Kixicredito micro-credit institution. ...
poverty, entrepreneurship, microcredit, education, social capital, health, Angola
Company influence on foreign aid disbursement: Is conditionality credible when donors have mixed motives?
Journal Article | Jan 2004
When donors enforce conditionality upon recipients who do not implement the conditions, companies can suffer from cancellation of their contracts with ...
Triadic, Foreign aid, Credibility, Fungibility, Samaritan's dilemma, JEL classification: E61, F35