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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
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
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
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
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
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
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 ...
Book Chapter | Dec 2010
Anticorruption in the Health Sector brings practical experience to bear on anticorruption approaches tailored specifically to health. The contributors, ...
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
Journal Article | Nov 2010
In Jerusalem in the 1960s two nuns belonging to the Polish Order of the Sisters of St. Elizabeth experienced a calling to help relieve the suffering among ...
care giving, gift, orphans, resilience, war, Israel
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 ...
Doctoral Thesis | Aug 2013
Challenges in Implementing the Colombian Constitutional Court’s Health-Care System Ruling of 2008 Ca
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
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 | 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.
CMI Report | Nov 2011
The Service Delivery Indicators (“the Indicators”) provide a set of metrics for benchmarking service delivery performance in education ...
Global health and development, Tanzania, Senegal
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.
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 ...