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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 ...
Informal payments, corruption, quality of health care, health worker, performance, Tanzania
CMI Report | Jan 2006
The number of health workers in Tanzania has declined sharply over the last decade. The present number of health personnel in Tanzania is low ...
Health sector, Health personnel, Human resources, Tanzania
News | 2 Nov 2011
Litigating health rights does make a difference. However, it varies to whom. Court cases brought by NGOs often contribute to better health care for the poor. Other cases primarily benefit middle class people who have resources to go to court.
Programme | Jan 2008 - Jan 2012
Right to health through litigation? Can court enforced health rights improve health policy? The project investigates whether litigation can ...
Health rights, courts, health rights litigation, public interest litigation, social rights jurisprudence, health policy, health economics, medical ethics, priority setting, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, India, South Africa
CMI Report | Dec 2011
This report discusses the availability and quality of health services in two provinces of Angola (Luanda and Uíge) and reports how households ...
Health, Poverty, Angola
Going beyond impact evaluation: Performance-Based Financing of Health Care Provision in Low-Income Countries
Event | 13 Jun 2013
The workshop made real progress in the dialogue between researchers, practitioners and policy makers. The priorities for research were made clearer. Read reports and summaries from the participants.
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 ...
Child marriage, Reproductive health, Health care services, Health-seeking behaviour, adolescent health, Nepal
Journal Article | Jan 2008
Background: Maximising health as the guiding principle for resource allocation in health has been challenged by concernsabout the distribution ...
health care rationing, ethics
Event | 7 May 2013
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CMI Brief | Jul 2016
The Government of Tanzania is looking for the best policies and institutional designs to turn future petroleum revenues into welfare, development ...
Fiscal policy, Extractive industries, Resource curse, Sovereign wealth fund, Tanzania
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 ...
Political determinants of sexual and reproductive health: Criminalisation, health impacts and game changers
Project | Mar 2016 - Mar 2020
Development actors have increasingly recognised the importance of the political determinants of health. One way in which politics and power ...
Abortion, homosexuality, criminal law, health policy, mental health, political determinants, Uganda, Malawi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mozambique, Zambia, South Africa, Sudan, Tunisia
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.
CMI Brief | Nov 2017
Latin America is the only region in the world where adolescent pregnancies are not decreasing. According to a recent article in the Lancet, ...
teen pregnancies, pregnancy, adolescent, pregnancies, sustainable development goal, Latin America, Argentina, Brazil, El Salvador, Peru, Colombia, Uruguay, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Paraguay, Panama, Ecuador
Journal Article | Jan 2009
On July 31, 2008, the Constitutional Court of Colombia (the Court) handed down a decision (T-760/2008) that ordered a dramatic restructuring ...
Health rights - Colombia - Courts
Event | 22 Oct 2009
AMREF is an International health development organization based in Africa. The director Dr. Thomas Nzioki Kibua presents the organisation and its work.
Project | Dec 2013 - Dec 2015
Operationalizing a rights-based approach to health service delivery (RBA-healthdelivery) is a joint effort by CMI, The World Bank Institute ...
right to health, health system reform, right based approach, health care delivery
Pro-social preferences and self-selection into the public health sector: evidence from an economic experiment
Journal Article | Jul 2012
Motivational crowding-out theory establishes that the effectiveness of financial incentive schemes, like pay-for-performance, crucially depends ...
Pro-social preferences, career choice, economic experiments, health workers, Tanzania
Project | Aug 2006 - Mar 2007
A central question in the allocation of scarce resource for health is how to balance the desire to achieve the maximal aggregate health benefit ...
News | 10 Mar 2006
CMI is starting a new research programme on Global Health and Development, with a focus on health economics and health systems research in the South. In order to strengthen our capacity in this field, CMI is seeking a PhD candidate for 3 years with a possible 1 year extension.