Stephen Jan

Summary

Affiliation: The George Institute for International Health
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc What determines adherence to treatment in cardiovascular disease prevention? Protocol for a mixed methods preference study
    Stephen Jan
    George Institute For Global Health, Camperdown, Australia
    BMJ Open 1:e000372. 2011
  2. ncbi Proceduralism and its role in economic evaluation and priority setting in health
    Stephen Jan
    The George Institute for Global Health, PO Box M201, Missenden Rd, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia Electronic address
    Soc Sci Med 108:257-61. 2014
  3. pmc Are rehabilitation services following stroke accessed equitably in Australia?: findings from the psychosocial outcomes in stroke (POISE) cohort study
    Stephen Jan
    The George Institute for Global Health, PO Box M201, Missenden Road, Sydney, NSW 2050, Australia
    BMC Public Health 13:884. 2013
  4. pmc Economic hardship associated with managing chronic illness: a qualitative inquiry
    Yun Hee Jeon
    The Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute, The College of Medicine, Biology and Environment, The Australian National University, Building 62, Mills Rd, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:182. 2009
  5. doi Economic evaluation of a combined microfinance and gender training intervention for the prevention of intimate partner violence in rural South Africa
    Stephen Jan
    The George Institute for International Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Health Policy Plan 26:366-72. 2011
  6. ncbi Falling through the cracks: the hidden economic burden of chronic illness and disability on Australian households
    Stephen Jan
    The George Institute for Global Health, Sydney, NSW
    Med J Aust 196:29-31. 2012
  7. ncbi Accounting for institutional change in health economic evaluation: a program to tackle HIV/AIDS and gender violence in Southern Africa
    Stephen Jan
    The George Institute for International Health, P O Box M201, Missenden Road, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 66:922-32. 2008
  8. doi Community preferences for the allocation of deceased donor organs for transplantation: a focus group study
    Michelle J Irving
    School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 28:2187-93. 2013
  9. doi Rationing scarce organs for transplantation: healthcare provider perspectives on wait-listing and organ allocation
    Allison Tong
    Sydney School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Clin Transplant 27:60-71. 2013
  10. ncbi Factors that influence the decision to be an organ donor: a systematic review of the qualitative literature
    Michelle J Irving
    School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:2526-33. 2012

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  1. pmc What determines adherence to treatment in cardiovascular disease prevention? Protocol for a mixed methods preference study
    Stephen Jan
    George Institute For Global Health, Camperdown, Australia
    BMJ Open 1:e000372. 2011
    ..In addition to usual scientific forums, the findings will be reported back to the communities involved in the studies through site-specific reports and oral presentations...
  2. ncbi Proceduralism and its role in economic evaluation and priority setting in health
    Stephen Jan
    The George Institute for Global Health, PO Box M201, Missenden Rd, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia Electronic address
    Soc Sci Med 108:257-61. 2014
    ..In summary, his contributions to this field have set the stage for innovative programs of research to help in developing health policies and programs that are both in alignment with community values and implementable. ..
  3. pmc Are rehabilitation services following stroke accessed equitably in Australia?: findings from the psychosocial outcomes in stroke (POISE) cohort study
    Stephen Jan
    The George Institute for Global Health, PO Box M201, Missenden Road, Sydney, NSW 2050, Australia
    BMC Public Health 13:884. 2013
    ..However not much is known about how equitably such services are utilised. This study examines the determinants of physiotherapy and speech therapy utilisation in rehabilitation within a cohort of young stroke survivors in Australia...
  4. pmc Economic hardship associated with managing chronic illness: a qualitative inquiry
    Yun Hee Jeon
    The Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute, The College of Medicine, Biology and Environment, The Australian National University, Building 62, Mills Rd, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:182. 2009
    ..This paper provides a first level, qualitative understanding of the economic impact of chronic illness...
  5. doi Economic evaluation of a combined microfinance and gender training intervention for the prevention of intimate partner violence in rural South Africa
    Stephen Jan
    The George Institute for International Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Health Policy Plan 26:366-72. 2011
    ..Assess the cost-effectiveness of an intervention combining microfinance with gender and HIV training for the prevention of intimate partner violence (IPV) in South Africa...
  6. ncbi Falling through the cracks: the hidden economic burden of chronic illness and disability on Australian households
    Stephen Jan
    The George Institute for Global Health, Sydney, NSW
    Med J Aust 196:29-31. 2012
    ..Major reform plus targeted strategies have the potential to provide relief...
  7. ncbi Accounting for institutional change in health economic evaluation: a program to tackle HIV/AIDS and gender violence in Southern Africa
    Stephen Jan
    The George Institute for International Health, P O Box M201, Missenden Road, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 66:922-32. 2008
    ..This case study highlights how health sector interventions can effect institutional changes and how these are captured within a theory-based economic evaluation framework...
  8. doi Community preferences for the allocation of deceased donor organs for transplantation: a focus group study
    Michelle J Irving
    School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 28:2187-93. 2013
    ..Little is known about community preferences for the allocation of those organs. We aimed to determine community preferences for organ allocation and reasons for their choices...
  9. doi Rationing scarce organs for transplantation: healthcare provider perspectives on wait-listing and organ allocation
    Allison Tong
    Sydney School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Clin Transplant 27:60-71. 2013
    ..Ongoing engagement with stakeholders is needed to enhance transparency, a reasonable balance between efficiency and equity, and avoid discrimination against specific populations...
  10. ncbi Factors that influence the decision to be an organ donor: a systematic review of the qualitative literature
    Michelle J Irving
    School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:2526-33. 2012
    ..We conducted a systematic review of qualitative studies that explored community attitudes towards living and deceased solid organ donation to inform strategies to improve organ donation rates...
  11. pmc Patient preferences for the allocation of deceased donor kidneys for transplantation: a mixed methods study
    Allison Tong
    Sydney School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    BMC Nephrol 13:18. 2012
    ..Deceased donor kidneys are a scarce health resource, yet patient preferences for organ allocation are largely unknown. The aim of this study was to determine patient preferences for how kidneys should be allocated for transplantation...
  12. doi Nephrologists' perspectives on waitlisting and allocation of deceased donor kidneys for transplant
    Allison Tong
    Centre for Kidney Research, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Am J Kidney Dis 58:704-16. 2011
    ..This study aims to elicit nephrologists' perspectives on waitlisting patients for kidney transplant and the allocation of deceased kidneys...
  13. doi Catastrophic household costs due to injury in Vietnam
    Ha Nguyen
    George Institute For Global Health, University of Sydney, Australia
    Injury 44:684-90. 2013
    ..This study aimed to examine the cost of injury in hospitalised patients and to identify the most costly injuries and those more likely to result in catastrophic household expenditure...
  14. doi How are household economic circumstances affected after a stroke? The Psychosocial Outcomes In StrokE (POISE) Study
    Beverley M Essue
    The George Institute for Global Health, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, PO Box M201, Missenden Road, Sydney, NSW 2050, Australia
    Stroke 43:3110-3. 2012
    ..Stroke is associated with severe economic consequences. This is the first study to investigate in younger survivors the household economic burden of stroke...
  15. ncbi What factors influence people's decisions to register for organ donation? The results of a nominal group study
    Michelle J Irving
    Sydney School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia Centre for Kidney Research, The Children s Hospital Westmead, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Transpl Int 27:617-24. 2014
    ..Many believe the sole right to consent to donation is theirs and not their families; consent policies reflecting this should be explored. ..
  16. doi Community attitudes to deceased organ donation: a focus group study
    Michelle J Irving
    School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Transplantation 93:1064-9. 2012
    ..Despite broad community support for organ donation, there is a chronic shortage of donor organs for transplantation. This study elicited community attitudes on deceased organ donation and the current Australian organ donation system...
  17. doi Strategies to improve adherence to medications for cardiovascular diseases in socioeconomically disadvantaged populations: a systematic review
    Tracey Lea Laba
    The George Institute for Global Health, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Cardiol 167:2430-40. 2013
    ..Given their complexity and potential resource implications, comprehensive process evaluations and cost and cost-effectiveness evidence are urgently needed...
  18. doi An investigation into the cost, coverage and activities of Helicopter Emergency Medical Services in the state of New South Wales, Australia
    Colman B Taylor
    The George Institute for Global Health, Camperdown, NSW, 2050, Australia
    Injury 42:1088-94. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the cost of HEMS in NSW and investigate the factors linked with the variation in the costs, coverage and activities of HEMS...
  19. pmc Community Preferences for the Allocation & Donation of Organs--the PAraDOx Study
    Kirsten Howard
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, NSW, 2006, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:386. 2011
    ..Reasons for the chronic shortage of deceased organ donations are unclear; there appears to be no lack of 'in principle' public support for organ donation...
  20. pmc PRECISE - pregabalin in addition to usual care for sciatica: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Stephanie Mathieson
    The George Institute for Global Health and Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, PO Box M201, Missenden Rd, Camperdown, Sydney, NSW 2050, Australia
    Trials 14:213. 2013
    ..Our objectives are to determine the efficacy of pregabalin on reducing leg pain intensity and its cost-effectiveness in patients with sciatica...
  21. ncbi Socioeconomic impact of cancer in member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN): the ACTION study protocol
    Merel Kimman
    The George Institute for Global Health, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 13:421-5. 2012
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  22. doi Trade and the nutrition transition: strengthening policy for health in the Pacific
    Anne Marie Thow
    Menzies Centre for Health Policy, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Ecol Food Nutr 50:18-42. 2011
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  23. pmc Helicopter emergency medical services (HEMS) over-triage and the financial implications for major trauma centres in NSW, Australia
    Colman B Taylor
    The George Institute for Global Health, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    BMC Emerg Med 13:11. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the financial implications of HEMS over-triage from the perspective of major trauma centres in NSW...
  24. pmc The variation of acute treatment costs of trauma in high-income countries
    Lynsey Willenberg
    The George Institute for Global Health, Kent St, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:267. 2012
    ..The aim of this review is to provide a synthesis of research reporting the trauma treatment costs and factors associated with higher treatment costs in high income countries...
  25. pmc Returning to paid employment after stroke: the Psychosocial Outcomes In StrokE (POISE) cohort study
    Maree L Hackett
    Neurological and Mental Health Division, The George Institute for Global Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    PLoS ONE 7:e41795. 2012
    ..To determine which early modifiable factors are associated with younger stroke survivors' ability to return to paid work in a cohort study with 12-months of follow-up conducted in 20 stroke units in the Stroke Services NSW clinical network...
  26. doi Socio-economic distribution of cardiovascular risk factors and knowledge in rural India
    M Justin Zaman
    Cardiovascular Division, The George Institute for Global Health, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Int J Epidemiol 41:1302-14. 2012
    ..To investigate the prevalence, screening and knowledge of cardiovascular risk factors (CVRFs) by socio-economic position (SEP) in rural India...
  27. doi Community preferences for the allocation of solid organs for transplantation: a systematic review
    Allison Tong
    Centre for Kidney Research, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, NSW 2145, Australia
    Transplantation 89:796-805. 2010
    ..This systematic review aimed to ascertain community preferences for organ allocation and the principles underpinning these preferences...
  28. pmc Sydney epilepsy incidence study to measure illness consequences: the SESIMIC observational epilepsy study protocol
    Maree L Hackett
    Neurological and Mental Health Division, The George Institute for Global Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Neurol 11:3. 2011
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  29. pmc Primary scene responses by Helicopter Emergency Medical Services in New South Wales Australia 2008-2009
    Colman B Taylor
    The George Institute for Global Health, PO Box M201, Missenden Rd Camperdown, NSW 2050, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:402. 2012
    ..We describe HEMS primary scene responses with respect to the time taken, the distances travelled relative to the closest designated trauma hospital and the receiving hospital; as well as the clinical characteristics of patients attended...
  30. doi The cost-effectiveness of physician staffed Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) transport to a major trauma centre in NSW, Australia
    Colman Taylor
    The George Institute for Global Health, Australia
    Injury 43:1843-9. 2012
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  31. doi The economic burden of road traffic injuries: evidence from a provincial general hospital in Vietnam
    Ha Nguyen
    The George Institute for Global Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Inj Prev 19:79-84. 2013
    ..To examine the costs of road traffic injuries (RTIs) in Vietnam and factors associated with increased costs...
  32. pmc How are patients managing with the costs of care for chronic kidney disease in Australia? A cross-sectional study
    Beverley M Essue
    The George Institute for Global Health, University of Sydney, Missenden Road, PO Box M201, Sydney, NSW 2050, Australia
    BMC Nephrol 14:5. 2013
    ..Chronic kidney disease (CKD) poses a financial burden on patients and their households. This descriptive study measures the prevalence of economic hardship and out-of-pocket costs in an Australian CKD population...
  33. pmc Maximum recovery after knee replacement--the MARKER study rationale and protocol
    Chung Wei Christine Lin
    The George Institute for International Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2050, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:69. 2009
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  34. pmc Patient preferences for adherence to treatment for osteoarthritis: the MEdication Decisions in Osteoarthritis Study (MEDOS)
    Tracey Lea Laba
    Faculty of Pharmacy, The University of Sydney, Camperdown, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:160. 2013
    ..This study aimed to estimate the relative influence of medication-related factors and respondent characteristics on decisions to continue medications among people with symptomatic OA...
  35. doi Acute costs and predictors of higher treatment costs of trauma in New South Wales, Australia
    Kate Curtis
    Sydney Nursing School, University of Sydney, Australia St George Hospital, NSW, Australia The George Institute for Global Health, Australia St George Clinical School, Faculty of Medicine, University of NSW, Australia Electronic address
    Injury 45:279-84. 2014
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  36. doi We can't afford my chronic illness! The out-of-pocket burden associated with managing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in western Sydney, Australia
    Beverley Essue
    The George Institute for Global Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    J Health Serv Res Policy 16:226-31. 2011
    ..To examine the household economic consequences that are associated with out-of-pocket spending for the care and management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
  37. ncbi The socioeconomic burden of cancer in member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)--stakeholder meeting report
    Stephen Jan
    The George Institute for Global Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 13:407-9. 2012
    ..The aim of the study is to assess the health and socioeconomic impact of cancer on patients in ASEAN communities, and the factors that may impact on these outcomes...
  38. doi Role of health insurance in averting economic hardship in families after acute stroke in China
    Emma Heeley
    The George Institute for International Health, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and the University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Stroke 40:2149-56. 2009
    ..Stroke is a major health burden in China, but there are limited data on its economic effects on households. We aimed to examine the economic impact of stroke and to assess the influence of health insurance...
  39. pmc Psychosocial Outcomes in StrokE: the POISE observational stroke study protocol
    Maree L Hackett
    Neurological and Mental Health Division, The George Institute for International Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Neurol 9:24. 2009
    ..However, effective vocational rehabilitation strategies to increase the proportion of younger stroke survivors able to return to work, and information on the key target areas for those strategies, are currently lacking...
  40. doi Global inequalities in access to cardiovascular health care: our greatest challenge
    Rohina Joshi
    The George Institute for International Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:1817-25. 2008
    ..We propose that upgrading primary health care services is a central requirement for the control of the CVD epidemics facing the developing world...
  41. doi A systematic review of the costs and benefits of helicopter emergency medical services
    Colman B Taylor
    The George Institute for International Health, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Injury 41:10-20. 2010
    ..The aim of the current study was to perform a systematic review of economic evaluations of HEMS, in order to determine the economic cost of HEMS and the associated patient-centered benefits...
  42. doi Perceived value of a motorcycle training program: the influence of crash history and experience of the training
    Chika Sakashita
    a The George Institute for Global Health, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Traffic Inj Prev 15:407-13. 2014
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  43. ncbi Action to improve awareness, participation, care and support for people with epilepsy
    Beverley M Essue
    Neurological and Mental Health Division, The George Institute for Global Health, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 194:7-9. 2011
    ..A national policy forum in Sydney connected researchers, clinicians, advocates, consumers and policymakers...
  44. ncbi Feasibility, acceptability and cost of home-based HIV testing in rural Kenya
    Joel Negin
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Trop Med Int Health 14:849-55. 2009
    ..To demonstrate the feasibility, acceptability and cost of home-based HIV testing and to examine the applicability of the model to high HIV prevalence settings...
  45. pmc Rationale and design of the Kanyini guidelines adherence with the polypill (Kanyini-GAP) study: a randomised controlled trial of a polypill-based strategy amongst indigenous and non indigenous people at high cardiovascular risk
    Hueiming Liu
    The George Institute for International Health, PO Box M201, Missenden Road, NSW 2050, Australia
    BMC Public Health 10:458. 2010
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  46. doi TRIple pill vs Usual care Management for Patients with mild-to-moderate Hypertension (TRIUMPH): Study protocol
    Abdul Salam
    The George Institute for Global Health, Hyderabad, India The George Institute for Global Health, Sydney, Australia School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Am Heart J 167:127-32. 2014
    ..The TRIUMPH study aims to investigate the effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, and acceptability of early use of a 3-in-1 BP-lowering pill ("Triple Pill") compared with usual care for the management of hypertension...
  47. ncbi Burden of reduced work productivity among people with chronic knee pain: a systematic review
    Maria Agaliotis
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Lidcombe, New South Wales, Australia
    Occup Environ Med 71:651-9. 2014
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  48. pmc How can we achieve global equity in provision of renal replacement therapy?
    Sarah L White
    The George Institute for International Health, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Missenden Road, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Bull World Health Organ 86:229-37. 2008
    ..Prevention of end-stage kidney disease, ideally as part of an integrated approach to chronic vascular diseases, must also be a key objective...
  49. pmc PROSpER: PReferences for the Organisation of acute health Services for oldER people: protocol for a mixed methods study
    Kirsten Howard
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    BMJ Open 2:e001081. 2012
    ..Results will be published in peer-reviewed scientific journals and via conference presentations; a newsletter will also be provided to study participants. A stakeholder roundtable will also be held to discuss the results...
  50. pmc Understanding rational non-adherence to medications. A discrete choice experiment in a community sample in Australia
    Tracey Lea Laba
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Sydney, Camperdown, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Fam Pract 13:61. 2012
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  51. pmc The effect of fiscal policy on diet, obesity and chronic disease: a systematic review
    Anne Marie Thow
    Menzies Centre for Health Policy, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Bull World Health Organ 88:609-14. 2010
    ..To assess the effect of food taxes and subsidies on diet, body weight and health through a systematic review of the literature...
  52. pmc Dual job holding by public sector health professionals in highly resource-constrained settings: problem or solution?
    Stephen Jan
    Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, Londoin WC1E 7HT, England
    Bull World Health Organ 83:771-6. 2005
    ..In providing clearer policy guidance, future research in this area needs to adopt a more evaluative approach than that which has been used to date...
  53. ncbi Using focus groups to develop contingent valuation scenarios--a case study of women's groups in rural Nepal
    Josephine Borghi
    Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel St, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Soc Sci Med 64:531-42. 2007
    ..They also familiarised field workers with the concept of WTP. Further work of this kind will help to highlight additional advantages and limitations of qualitative approaches to survey design...
  54. ncbi A politico-economic analysis of decision making in funding health service organisations
    Stephen Jan
    Health Economics and Financing Programme, Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Soc Sci Med 57:427-35. 2003
    ..The results indicate that such a process can be effective in not only generating the necessary goodwill to enable such group decision making, but also in establishing a more realistic set of policy recommendations...
  55. ncbi Why does economic analysis in health care not get implemented more? Towards a greater understanding of the rules of the game and the costs of decision making
    Stephen Jan
    Health Economics and Financing Programme, Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel St, London WCIE 7HT, UK
    Appl Health Econ Health Policy 2:17-24. 2003
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  56. ncbi An holistic economic evaluation of an Aboriginal community-controlled midwifery programme in Western Sydney
    Stephen Jan
    Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 9:14-21. 2004
    ..To conduct an holistic economic evaluation of an Aboriginal community (Daruk)-controlled midwifery service in Western Sydney...
  57. ncbi A perspective on the analysis of credible commitment and myopia in health sector decision making
    Stephen Jan
    Health Economics and Financing Programme, Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    Health Policy 63:269-78. 2003
    ..However, the importance of the notion of commitment needs to be recognised against the background of other institutional factors that may influence decision making...
  58. ncbi How do we determine whether community health workers are cost-effective? Some core methodological issues
    Damian G Walker
    Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    J Community Health 30:221-9. 2005
    ..Therefore, this paper aims to examine the means by which economic methods can be extended to provide evidence regarding the cost-effectiveness of CHWs in developing countries...
  59. ncbi Childhood obesity, values and the market
    Stephen Jan
    Int J Pediatr Obes 1:131-2. 2006