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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.
Event | 24 Nov 2015
Many experts see the introduction of results based financing (RBF) schemes as an opportunity to strengthen, or even reform, health systems; however, they are also a potential source of new risks and challenges that are not well understood.
Project | Sep 2005 - Jan 2006
The study will identify key challenges in relation to human resources in the health sector in Tanzania, review the current policy process on ...
Health worker, Tanzania
Project | Jan - Dec 2005
This project addresses the question of how to elicit people's preferences for dsitribution of scarce resources in the health sector....
Project | Jan 2000
Alf Morten Jerve, deputy director at CMI, led an international team of consultants that evaluated Sida's aid during the past 10 years to the ...
Aid, health sector, Sida, Asia: Vietnam
Event | 12 Feb 2015
This seminar is dedicated to the discussion of health systems in Africa as products of their social and political environment. With Jean Pierre Olivier de Sardan and Claire Wendland.
Event | 2 Nov 2011
Maternal and child health is prioritized in most countries. This leads us to give less priority to the treatment of chronic diseases in adults, such as AIDS. What is the basis for such priorities?
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 ...
Aid evaluation, Health conditions, Reproductive rights
Our place in the world: Conceptualizing obligations beyond borders in human rights-based approaches to health
Journal Article | Jan 2010
The case of Haiti's devastating earthquake and the reactions it has elicited sharply illustrate an array of seemingly dichotomous ways of understanding ...
Journal Article | Jan 2009
The foundational principle of human rights is that all human beings are equal in rights, dignity, and worth. Yet we live in a world ravaged ...
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 ...
Open data for transparency and accountability in health service delivery: What's new in the digital age?
U4 Issue | Aug 2018
Open data platforms have a great unexplored potential. Publicly available health data can make service delivery more transparent and accountable. ...
CMI Working Paper | Mar 2009
The current shortage of health workers in many low-income countries poses a threat to the quality of health services. When the number of patients ...
Health personnel, Tanzania
U4 Brief | Nov 2009
Per diems, or daily allowances, are an important mechanism for reimbursing work‑related expenses, encouraging participation in professional ...
corruption in aid, health
U4 Brief | Jan 2006
This case-based brief presents experiences of district health management teams in South Africa, where interventions to improve district health ...
anti-corruption, health sector