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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 per ...
Health personnel, Tanzania
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 misreported ...
Journal Article | Nov 2012
Informal payments—payments made from patients to health personnel in excess of official fees—are widespread in low-income countries. It is ...
informal payments, , rent seeking, , direct clinical observation, , health worker effort, , Tanzania
Why don't clinicians adhere more consistently to the guidelines for Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI)?
Journal Article | Jan 2014
The Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI) has been introduced to reduce child morbidity and mortality in countries with a poor health infrastructure. ...
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 | 28 Aug 2014
Pneumonia is the biggest child killer in developing countries. Simple medical procedures can improve diagnosis and save lives. Yet, studies show that many clinicians do not perform these procedures. Why?
Evaluation of the implementation and long-term impact of performance based financing of health services
Project | Aug 2014 - Jul 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 countries. ...
Tanzania, P4P, results based financing, public health, motivation
Project | Sep 2003 - Aug 2004
This project examines election observation which has evolved as an informal enforcement mechanism with respect to several articles contained in the Internatio ...
Democratisation, Human rights, Election observation, General, Africa
U4 Brief | May 2008
Donor funding has fuelled a vast increase in service delivery, medical research and clinical trials throughout the developing world. Yet, there is a dark ...
corruption, health sector, monitoring aid, corruption in aid
CMI Brief | Oct 2011
A study of diagnostic effort documents low worker effort in both churchbased and government health facilities. Despite a strong perception among ...
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2000
This paper introduces endogenous adoption costs for productive assets in a Ramsey type growth model with international capital flows. There are two classes ...
Towards an integrated approach to election observation? Professionalising European long-term election observation missions
Report in External Series | Jan 1997
This report argues for the professionalisation of long-term election observation by providing better training for observers. It provides a syllabus for ...
Election observation, Global
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.
Project | Jan 1997
Mission leader of Norwegian Team for Observation of Election in Kenya in 1988. The mission was coordinated by the Institute for Human Rights under the ...
Journal Article | Jan 2004
This article argues that election observation has evolved as an informal enforcement mechanism with respect to several articles contained in the Internatio ...
Election observation, democratisation, political rights
Book Chapter | Jan 1994
(Human Rights Report No. 3)
Project | Jul - Dec 2006
This project is part of the 'Formative Process Research on Integration in Southern Africa (Foprisa)'. This research component is termed 'Norms and Standards ...
Elections, international norms and standards, electoral administration, election observation, SADC, Southern Africa
Report in External Series | Jan 2004
In connection with the parliamentary election in the Republic of Croatia on 23 November 2003, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Croatia invited the Organisation ...
Elections, Europe: Croatia
Event | 3 Nov 2011
Health challenges are a common concern in the era of globalisation. How can we make sure children get high quality health services?
Report in External Series | Jan 2004
The Indonesian General Elections 2004 were the largest and most complicated elections ever observed by the EU. With apparent logistical and technical ...