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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 ...
Journal Article | Jan 2010
In Thomas Tsai's World Report (Jan 9, p 109),1 Leonardo Cubillos posits a conflict between a “data-driven process” of health policy ...
Report in External Series | Jan 2010
In the last fifteen years, judicial claims to secure health services as a matter of right have become an important phenomenon in a number of ...
Book Chapter | Oct 2011
Litigating health rights: Framing the analysis Siri Gloppen Litigating health rights. Can courts
Journal Article | Jun 2011
Right to health litigation and HIV/AIDS policy Alicia Ely Yamin, Benjamin Mason Meier The Journal o
CMI Brief | Oct 2011
Health workers’ knowledge and skills are much better than their practice suggests. By closing the gap between knowledge and action, ...
Book Chapter | Oct 2016
Measuring the performance of health workers Kenneth Leonard; Ottar Mæstad Health Labor Market Analy
Book Chapter | Oct 2016
Analyzing the determinants of health worker performance Kenneth Leonard; Ottar Mæstad Health Labor
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.
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
Project | Jan 2005 - Dec 2009
The project is part of a larger reserach project conducted in collaboration with Professor Ole Fritjof Norheim at Department of Public Health ...
Africa: Ethiopia, Tanzania, Uganda
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.
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.
News | 7 Nov 2011
Tanzanian health workers do not convert enough of their knowledge into practice. As a consequence, patients are inadequately examined. Building a stronger professional ethic could urge health workers to raise their standards.
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.
News | 31 Mar 2014
This new project is the first to study national implementation of results-based financing in the health sector in a large country.
Event | 5 Jun 2014
Rethinking gender equality and sustainable economic development.
Journal Article | Jan 2009
Colombia is a country marked by extreme social inequalities and high levels of violence, with a government that has brutally repressed social ...
Journal Article | Aug 2010
The shortage of health workers in many low-income countries poses a threat to the quality of health services. When the number of patients per ...
Human resources, Quality health services, Workload, Tanzania
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