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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.
Event | 7 May 2013
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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
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.
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 ...
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.
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
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.
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 | 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.
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.
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?
Project | Sep 2014 - Jan 2016
Aiming to provide universal access to basic health services and empower communities to take charge of their own health, the Ethiopian government has during ...
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?
Project | Mar - Dec 2006
The project involves participation in the World Bank's efforts to build evidence relevant for solving the human resource crisis in the health sector in ...
Sub Saharan Africa