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News | 28 May 2013
There is huge variation in vaccination coverage across low- and middle-income countries. Some of the poorest countries perform far better than richer ones. The standard policy response to low coverage is to improve supply of vaccines. Researchers urge policymakers to also work on the demand side. - Health authorities should try making vaccination the default option, says CMI-director Ottar Mæstad.
Journal Article | Nov 2012
The dynamics of childhood vaccination uptake in developing countries are unclear. Numerous studies document the relationship between vaccination ...
Journal Article | Dec 2010
Childhood vaccination is a powerful tool for reducing morbidity and premature deaths, and vaccines are usually provided for free. Despite this, ...
vaccination, behavioural economics
News | 30 May 2013
Less than 10 percent of money spent on health research is spent on diseases that primarily affect 90 percent of the world's population, including the poorest. Are even the meager 10 percent spent wisely? No, says Professor David Sanders and argues that a fear of stepping into the realm of politics makes global health actors and donors prioritise wrongly.
Project | Jan 2008 - Dec 2011
Although there exist effective vaccines for many life-threatening diseases, access to these technologies remains limited in many low and middle ...
Health, Vaccine, Malawi, India
News | 30 May 2014
In an effort to improve maternal and child health, Tanzanian authorities implemented a pay for performance (P4P) scheme in 2009. The more women the health workers convinced to give birth at health facilities, the bigger bonus they would get. The number of women giving birth at health facilities did increase, but the new scheme also had adverse effects.
Promoting global health through clinical trial transparency. Prevent research waste and grand corruption
U4 Brief | Sep 2018
The current lack of transparency in clinical trials threatens progress on the Sustainable Development Goals' health objectives. Unreported and ...
When incentives work too well: Locally implemented Pay for Performance (P4P) and adverse sanctions towards home birth in Tanzania - a qualitative study
Journal Article | Jan 2014
Background: Despite limited evidence of its effectiveness,performance-based payments (P4P) are seen by leading policymakers as a potential solution ...
P4P, pay for performance, incentives, health, motivation, Tanzania
End review of FDC’s project to strengthen the Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI) in the Zambézia province, Mozambique
CMI Report | Sep 2014
This report is an end review of Fundação para o Desenvolvimento da Comunidade (FDC)’s project to support the implementation ...
Understanding Inequalities in Child Health in Ethiopia: Health Achievements Are Improving in the Period 2000– 2011
Journal Article | Sep 2014
Objective: In Ethiopia, coverage of key health services is low, and community based services have been implemented to improve access to ...
Economist specialising in global health research
Human resources for health, quality of health services, health systems, vaccination, results based financing, priority setting in health, corruption in health, climate policy, Tanzania, Angola, Malawi, India
Evaluation of the implementation and long-term impact of performance based financing of health services
Project | Aug 2014 - Aug 2019
Results-based financing has been launched as a strategy to increase the use and improve the quality of health services in low- and middle-income ...
Tanzania, P4P, results based financing, public health, motivation
Project | Oct - Dec 2013
The “Fundação Para o Desenvolvimento da Comunidade” (FDC) signed a contract with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) ...
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.