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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
Using power and influence analysis to address corruption risks: The case of the Ugandan drug supply chain
U4 Brief | Jul 2012
Power and influence analysis can be used to assess corruption vulnerabilities in the public sector. This approach helps identify powerful stakeholders ...
The effect of a supply shock in the production of cocaine on violence: Evidence from Colombia and Venezuela
Master's Thesis | Jun 2020
Using data on coca cultivation and homicides, this paper analyzes an otherwise little researched topic, linking cocaine production and violence in Colombia. ...
Event | 20 Oct 2008
Drugs and illicit trafficking has caused an upsurge of violence in large parts of Latin America threatening human security, the economies of the region and state legitimacy. This seminar explores the linkages between illicit trafficking, the spiralling violence and the state in Latin America.
Bolvia, Guatemala, Colombia, Mexico
Master's student in Economics focusing on drug-related violence in Latin America.
CMI Brief | Jan 2012
During the last decade many Latin American countries have resorted to mano dura (iron fist) politics and militarisation to combat crime, drugs and subversion. ...
security, human rights, military, peace and conflict, Latin America, Colombia
Report in External Series | Dec 2016
Wildlife crime is big business — by some estimates it is the fourth largest source of illegal trade after drugs, counterfeit goods and human trafficking. ...
wildlife crime, anti-corruption, wildlife conservation
CMI Working Paper | Sep 2015
This CMI Working Paper focuses on the relationship between the military, civilian governments and civilian populations in Mexico. It highlights key dynamics ...
Civil-military relations, security politics, war on drugs, Mexico
Master's Thesis | Jan 2016
In this thesis I trace the changes in the exercise of Brazilian state power in Rio’s poor communities, or favelas, through an ethnographic exploration ...
CMI Report | Jan 2001
More than twenty years of war and civil war and a severe drought has increased the vulnerability of the Afghan population. The warring fractions, the ...
Event | 23 Apr 2009
Dr. Carlos Flores is the author of El Estado en Crisis: Crimen Organizado y Politicas (The State in Crisis: Organized Crime and Politics) and several articles about the evolution of drug trafficking in Mexico and the impact on state legitimacy and democracy.
Caretakers` acceptability of different delivery mechanisms of Post-discharge Malaria Chemoprevention (PMC) in Zomba, Southern Malawi A qualitative study under the GLOBVAC funded Post-discharge Malaria Chemoprevention Delivery (PMC) study
Journal Article | Apr 2018
In malaria endemic countries of sub-Saharan Africa, many children develop severe anaemia due to previous and current malaria infections. After blood transfusions ...
Health, malaria, Malawi
Edited Book | Mar 2010
This book, co-edited by Harald Mathisen from CMI/U4 describes how corruption is a serious problem for both rich and poor countries, threatening international ...
«Nowadays there are shoot-outs all the time». Women, children, and Police Pacification Units (UPPs) in Rocinha, Rio de Janeiro.
CMI Working Paper | Sep 2016
Executive summary This CMI Working paper explores the implementation of the Brazilian government’s favela (shantytown) policing program, Unidades ...
Favela, Rio de Janeiro, police, Rocinha, women, children, security, Police Pacification Units, UPP, Brazil
News | 24 Oct 2012
This year, Professor Philippe Bourgois from the University of Pennsylvania was invited speaker at the Bergen Summer Research School (20-22 June), co-hosted by the CMI. During his visit, he was interviewed on his long-term research among drug-addicts in inner-city US ghettos. His research will be linked to a new program on urbanization and urbanity at CMI (Nefissa naguib and Are Knudsen).
News | 13 Aug 2015
In the past, Brazilian intellectuals have coined the term “metaphor of war” to account for the representations of the crime and violence in Rio de Janeiro. The logic of war is at the very core of Rio’s pacification of the favelas, which in practice is carried out through armed confrontations between the police and armed groups within pacified favelas, where the main objective (on both sides), in spite of the rhetoric of peace, is still to kill the enemy.
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
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 ...
Newspaper Op-Ed | Sep 2016
Wildlife trafficking is high on conservation and political agendas. It is also increasingly high on the global crime agenda. Rightly so: corruption was ...
Wildlife crime, wildlife conservation, anti-corruption, corruption, CITES
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?