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Event | 7 May 2013
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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.
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 countries. ...
Tanzania, P4P, results based financing, public health, motivation
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.
The right to abortion in Tunisia after the revolution of 2011: Legal, medical and social arrangements seen through seven abortion stories
Journal Article | Dec 2019
In this article, we explore the effects that Tunisia’s post-revolutionary democratization process has had on the right to abortion, drawing on ethnographic ...
Project | Feb - May 2005
The project is a background study for the Oslo Consultations on Human Resources for Health in February 2005. Question has been raised whether the current ...
Event | 22 Oct 2009
AMREF is an International health development organization based in Africa. The director Dr. Thomas Nzioki Kibua presents the organisation and its work.
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.
Project | Feb 2007 - Aug 2008
Tanzania initiated the Local Government Reform Programme in 1996. The objective of the reform is decentralisation by devolution, and to strengthen local ...
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.
Book Chapter | Oct 2014
Judging the price of life: cost considerations in right-to-health litigation Octavio L. Motta Ferra
Journal Article | Jun 2016
Editorial: Developing a Human Rights-Based Approach to Tuberculosis Brian Citro, Evan Lyon, Mihir M
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.
Legal knowledge as a tool for social change: La mesa por la vida y la salud de las mujeres as an expert on Colombian abortion law
Journal Article | Jan 2017
In May 2006, Colombia’s Constitutional Court liberalized abortion, introducing three circumstances under which the procedure would not be considered ...
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?
U4 Brief | Nov 2009
Per diems, or daily allowances, are an important mechanism for reimbursing work‑related expenses, encouraging participation in professional development ...
corruption in aid, health
Addressing corruption through sector approaches: Exploring lessons from the Moroccan anticorruption strategy for the health sector
U4 Practice Insight | May 2013
Sector-specific anti-corruption efforts are widely recommended but rarely implemented at the country level. The Moroccan Central Authority for ...
anti-corruption, health sector, Morocco
News | 30 May 2011
Alicia Ely Yamin, JD MPH, has joined the Francois-Xavier Bagnoud Center as inaugural Director of the Program on the Health Rights of Women and Children.
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.
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?