Affiliation: The George Institute for International Health
- Patient preferences for the allocation of deceased donor kidneys for transplantation: a mixed methods studyAllison 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...
- 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 riskHueiming Liu
The George Institute for International Health, PO Box M201, Missenden Road, NSW 2050, Australia
BMC Public Health 10:458. 2010....
- Psychosocial Outcomes in StrokE: the POISE observational stroke study protocolMaree 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...
- Maximum recovery after knee replacement--the MARKER study rationale and protocolChung Wei Christine Lin
The George Institute for International Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2050, Australia
BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:69. 2009....
- Economic hardship associated with managing chronic illness: a qualitative inquiryYun 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...
- Falling through the cracks: the hidden economic burden of chronic illness and disability on Australian householdsStephen 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...
- Economic evaluation of a combined microfinance and gender training intervention for the prevention of intimate partner violence in rural South AfricaStephen 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...
- Accounting for institutional change in health economic evaluation: a program to tackle HIV/AIDS and gender violence in Southern AfricaStephen 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...
- Socioeconomic impact of cancer in member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN): the ACTION study protocolMerel Kimman
The George Institute for Global Health, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 13:421-5. 2012....
- How Are Household Economic Circumstances Affected After a Stroke? The Psychosocial Outcomes In StrokE (POISE) StudyBeverley M Essue
MPH, The George Institute for Global Health, University of Sydney, PO Box M201 Missenden Road 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...
- Role of health insurance in averting economic hardship in families after acute stroke in ChinaEmma 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...
- Sydney epilepsy incidence study to measure illness consequences: the SESIMIC observational epilepsy study protocolMaree L Hackett
Neurological and Mental Health Division, The George Institute for Global Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
BMC Neurol 11:3. 2011....
- A systematic review of the costs and benefits of helicopter emergency medical servicesColman 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...
- 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...
- Global inequalities in access to cardiovascular health care: our greatest challengeRohina 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...
- The socioeconomic burden of cancer in member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)--stakeholder meeting reportStephen 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...
- We can't afford my chronic illness! The out-of-pocket burden associated with managing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in western Sydney, AustraliaBeverley 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)...
- Trade and the nutrition transition: strengthening policy for health in the PacificAnne Marie Thow
Menzies Centre for Health Policy, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Ecol Food Nutr 50:18-42. 2011....
- Community preferences for the allocation of solid organs for transplantation: a systematic reviewAllison 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...
- Feasibility, acceptability and cost of home-based HIV testing in rural KenyaJoel 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...
- 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...
- Childhood obesity, values and the marketStephen Jan
Int J Pediatr Obes 1:131-2. 2006
- Using focus groups to develop contingent valuation scenarios--a case study of women's groups in rural NepalJosephine 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...
- How do we determine whether community health workers are cost-effective? Some core methodological issuesDamian 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...
- An holistic economic evaluation of an Aboriginal community-controlled midwifery programme in Western SydneyStephen Jan
Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
J Health Serv Res Policy 9:14-21. 2004..The outcomes examined in this study were broader than those used in conventional forms of economic evaluation and this enabled identification and analysis of more diverse sources of value from this programme...
- 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 makingStephen 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....
- A politico-economic analysis of decision making in funding health service organisationsStephen 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...
- A perspective on the analysis of credible commitment and myopia in health sector decision makingStephen 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...