Slim Haddad

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Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Debt, shame, and survival: becoming and living as widows in rural Kerala, India
    Katia Sarla Mohindra
    Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    BMC Int Health Hum Rights 12:28. 2012
  2. pmc An evaluation of the outcomes of mutual health organizations in Benin
    Slim Haddad
    Research Centre of the University of Montreal Hospital and Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e47136. 2012
  3. pmc "Health divide" between indigenous and non-indigenous populations in Kerala, India: population based study
    Slim Haddad
    CRCHUM, Centre de recherche du Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal, 3875, Avenue Saint Urbain, Montreal, Quebec, H2W 1V1, Canada
    BMC Public Health 12:390. 2012
  4. pmc Can microcredit help improve the health of poor women? Some findings from a cross-sectional study in Kerala, India
    Ks Mohindra
    Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Int J Equity Health 7:2. 2008
  5. pmc Social class related inequalities in household health expenditure and economic burden: evidence from Kerala, south India
    Subrata Mukherjee
    Institute of Development Studies Kolkata Calcutta University Alipore Campus 1 Reformatory Street, 5th Floor Kolkata 700027, West Bengal, India
    Int J Equity Health 10:1. 2011
  6. pmc Low coverage but few inclusion errors in Burkina Faso: a community-based targeting approach to exempt the indigent from user fees
    Valery Ridde
    Research Centre of the University of Montreal Hospital Centre CRCHUM, Canada
    BMC Public Health 10:631. 2010
  7. pmc Challenges of scaling up and of knowledge transfer in an action research project in Burkina Faso to exempt the worst-off from health care user fees
    Valery Ridde
    University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre CRCHUM, Canada
    BMC Int Health Hum Rights 11:S9. 2011
  8. pmc Heterogeneity in the validity of administrative-based estimates of immunization coverage across health districts in Burkina Faso: implications for measurement, monitoring and planning
    Slim Haddad
    Centre de recherche du Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Health Policy Plan 25:393-405. 2010
  9. pmc Reducing inequalities in health and access to health care in a rural Indian community: an India-Canada collaborative action research project
    Slim Haddad
    Centre de recherche du centre hospitalier de l Université de Montréal CHUM, Universite de Montreal, 3850 Rue Saint Urbain, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Int Health Hum Rights 11:S3. 2011
  10. ncbi Learning from health system reforms: lessons from Burkina Faso
    Slim Haddad
    Groupe de recherche interdisciplinaire en sante, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Trop Med Int Health 11:1889-97. 2006

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Publications39

  1. pmc Debt, shame, and survival: becoming and living as widows in rural Kerala, India
    Katia Sarla Mohindra
    Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    BMC Int Health Hum Rights 12:28. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  2. pmc An evaluation of the outcomes of mutual health organizations in Benin
    Slim Haddad
    Research Centre of the University of Montreal Hospital and Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e47136. 2012
    ..Very little is known about the extent of the impact of MHOs on health-seeking behaviours, quality and costs...
  3. pmc "Health divide" between indigenous and non-indigenous populations in Kerala, India: population based study
    Slim Haddad
    CRCHUM, Centre de recherche du Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal, 3875, Avenue Saint Urbain, Montreal, Quebec, H2W 1V1, Canada
    BMC Public Health 12:390. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc Can microcredit help improve the health of poor women? Some findings from a cross-sectional study in Kerala, India
    Ks Mohindra
    Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Int J Equity Health 7:2. 2008
    ..abstract:..
  5. pmc Social class related inequalities in household health expenditure and economic burden: evidence from Kerala, south India
    Subrata Mukherjee
    Institute of Development Studies Kolkata Calcutta University Alipore Campus 1 Reformatory Street, 5th Floor Kolkata 700027, West Bengal, India
    Int J Equity Health 10:1. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  6. pmc Low coverage but few inclusion errors in Burkina Faso: a community-based targeting approach to exempt the indigent from user fees
    Valery Ridde
    Research Centre of the University of Montreal Hospital Centre CRCHUM, Canada
    BMC Public Health 10:631. 2010
    ..The objective of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of this community-based selection...
  7. pmc Challenges of scaling up and of knowledge transfer in an action research project in Burkina Faso to exempt the worst-off from health care user fees
    Valery Ridde
    University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre CRCHUM, Canada
    BMC Int Health Hum Rights 11:S9. 2011
    ..This article analyzes an action research project aimed at finding an appropriate solution to make health care accessible to the indigent in a rural district of Burkina Faso...
  8. pmc Heterogeneity in the validity of administrative-based estimates of immunization coverage across health districts in Burkina Faso: implications for measurement, monitoring and planning
    Slim Haddad
    Centre de recherche du Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Health Policy Plan 25:393-405. 2010
    ..Decentralization has given districts a lead role in health planning and management, therefore validity of administrative-based estimates at that level is important to improve the performance of immunization information systems...
  9. pmc Reducing inequalities in health and access to health care in a rural Indian community: an India-Canada collaborative action research project
    Slim Haddad
    Centre de recherche du centre hospitalier de l Université de Montréal CHUM, Universite de Montreal, 3850 Rue Saint Urbain, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Int Health Hum Rights 11:S3. 2011
    ..Successes were at least partially enabled by the length of the funding (this was a two-phase project over an eight year period)...
  10. ncbi Learning from health system reforms: lessons from Burkina Faso
    Slim Haddad
    Groupe de recherche interdisciplinaire en sante, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Trop Med Int Health 11:1889-97. 2006
    ..Our aim was (1) to verify whether MAPs led to a reduction in health resources, and (2) to analyze the consequences of health policies implemented...
  11. doi Gender differences in mobility disability during young, middle and older age in West African adults
    Malgorzata Miszkurka
    University of Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Glob Public Health 7:495-508. 2012
    ..94 (95%CI 0.70; 1.25), 2.19 (95%CI 1.61; 2.96) and 1.90 (95%CI 1.27; 2.84). These results constitute a benchmark for the study of trends of mobility disability in West Africa and could be used by policy planners...
  12. pmc The global burden of visual difficulty in low, middle, and high income countries
    Ellen E Freeman
    Department of Ophthalmology, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    PLoS ONE 8:e63315. 2013
    ..Using a world-wide, population-based dataset of adults, we sought to determine the frequency of far visual difficulty and its associated risk factors...
  13. ncbi Affording what's free and paying for choice: comparing the cost of public and private hospitalizations in urban Kerala
    Jean Frédéric Levesque
    Institut national de santé publique du Québec INSPQ, Montreal, Canada
    Int J Health Plann Manage 22:159-74. 2007
    ..To assess the cost of public and private hospitalizations in urban Kerala and discuss policy implications of social disparities in the economic burden of hospital care...
  14. doi Targeting the worst-off for free health care: a process evaluation in Burkina Faso
    Valery Ridde
    Research Centre of the University of Montreal Hospital Centre, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Eval Program Plann 34:333-42. 2011
    ..The community-based approach appears to be the most effective, but it needs to be improved and retested to generate more knowledge before scaling up...
  15. pmc Heavy burden of non-communicable diseases at early age and gender disparities in an adult population of Burkina Faso: World Health Survey
    Malgorzata Miszkurka
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    BMC Public Health 12:24. 2012
    ....
  16. ncbi Insular pathways to health care in the city: a multilevel analysis of access to hospital care in urban Kerala, India
    Jean Frédéric Levesque
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, Montreal, Canada
    Trop Med Int Health 12:802-14. 2007
    ..To identify individual and urban unit characteristics associated with access to inpatient care in public and private sectors in urban Kerala, and to discuss policy implications of inequalities in access...
  17. pmc The gender gap in mobility: a global cross-sectional study
    Samia Djemaa Mechakra-Tahiri
    Department of Ophthalmology, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Public Health 12:598. 2012
    ....
  18. ncbi Combining user fees exemption with training and supervision helps to maintain the quality of drug prescriptions in Burkina Faso
    Nicole Atchessi
    Research Centre of the University of Montreal Hospital CRCHUM, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Health Policy Plan 28:606-15. 2013
    ..The user fees exemption programme, combined with health staff training and supervision, did not lead to any deterioration in the quality of drug prescriptions. ..
  19. pmc Paniya Voices: a Participatory Poverty and Health Assessment among a marginalized South Indian tribal population
    Ks Mohindra
    Centre de recherche du Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    BMC Public Health 10:149. 2010
    ..We undertook a study to gather policy-relevant data on the views, experiences, and priorities of a marginalized and previously enslaved tribal group in South India, the Paniyas, who have little 'voice' or power over their own situation...
  20. doi Emergency obstetrical complications in a rural African setting (Kayes, Mali): the link between travel time and in-hospital maternal mortality
    Catherine McLean Pirkle
    Unité de santé internationale, Centre de recherche du Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal, Édifice Saint Urbain 3875 rue Saint Urbain 5ième étage, Montreal, QC, H2W 1V1, Canada
    Matern Child Health J 15:1081-7. 2011
    ..Poor spatial access contributes to maternal mortality even in women who reach a health facility. Improving spatial access will help women arrive at the hospital in time to be treated effectively...
  21. ncbi Evaluating the unintended health consequences of poverty alleviation strategies: or what is the relevance of Mohammed Yunus to public health?
    K S Mohindra
    Groupe de recherche interdisciplinaire en sante, Unité de santé internationale, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Public Health 99:66-8. 2008
    ..We advocate that microcredit and other potential pro-health PAS be included among the range of interventions considered by public health researchers in improving the health of the poor...
  22. pmc Implementation fidelity of the national malaria control program in Burkina Faso
    Valery Ridde
    University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre, CRCHUM and School of Public Health, Montreal, Canada
    PLoS ONE 8:e69865. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to measure the implementation fidelity of this program...
  23. pmc Mapping of initiatives to increase membership in mutual health organizations in Benin
    Anne Marie Turcotte-Tremblay
    University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Equity Health 11:74. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to map initiatives implemented to increase the pool of MHO members in Benin...
  24. pmc Measuring women's perceived ability to overcome barriers to healthcare seeking in Burkina Faso
    Béatrice Nikiema
    Departement de Medecine sociale et preventive, Universite de Montreal, CP 6128 Succ, Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec H3C 3J7, Canada
    BMC Public Health 12:147. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to create and validate a synthetic measure of women's access to healthcare from a publicly available and possibly internationally comparable population-based survey...
  25. pmc Eye care utilization by older adults in low, middle, and high income countries
    Claudia Vela
    Hôpital Maisonneuve Rosemont Recherche ophtalmologie, F131 5415 boulevard de l Assomption, Montreal, QC H1T 2M4, Canada
    BMC Ophthalmol 12:5. 2012
    ..Using a world-wide, population-based dataset, we sought to determine the frequency that older people had their eyes examined. We also examined factors associated with having a recent eye exam...
  26. ncbi Impact of a positive deviance approach to improve the effectiveness of an iron-supplementation program to control nutritional anemia among rural Senegalese pregnant women
    Mamadou Ndiaye
    Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Food Nutr Bull 30:128-36. 2009
    ..Iron supplementation through prenatal care remains the most widespread strategy to control anemia during pregnancy, but its effectiveness is only partial, showing the need to address other approaches...
  27. pmc Reducing the medical cost of deliveries in Burkina Faso is good for everyone, including the poor
    Valery Ridde
    Research Centre of the University of Montreal Hospital Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e33082. 2012
    ..Efforts must still be made to reach the indigent and to reduce geographic barriers for all women...
  28. pmc Visual difficulty and employment status in the world
    Hanen Harrabi
    Centre de Recherche, Hopital Maisonneuve Rosemont, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    PLoS ONE 9:e88306. 2014
    ..Using a world-wide, population-based dataset, we sought to examine the relationship between visual difficulty and employment status...
  29. doi The Kaya HDSS, Burkina Faso: a platform for epidemiological studies and health programme evaluation
    Seni Kouanda
    Institut de Recherche en Sciences de la Santé IRSS, Ouagadougou, Burkino Faso
    Int J Epidemiol 42:741-9. 2013
    ..Malaria is the leading cause of death, primarily affecting children under 5 years of age (44%) and those 5 to 14 years old (36%). The Kaya HDSS data can be obtained by sending a request via the HDSS website (http://kaya-hdss.org/)...
  30. doi Exploratory study of the impacts of Mutual Health Organizations on social dynamics in Benin
    Valery Ridde
    Research Centre of the University of Montreal Hospital Centre CRCHUM, Département de médecine sociale et préventive de, Faculté Médecine, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 71:467-74. 2010
    ..Other explanatory factors are the lack of information available to villagers and, most especially, the problems they face in being able to pay the MHO premiums...
  31. ncbi [Productivity and practice profiles of general practitioners in Tirana, Albania]
    Pierre Fournier
    Centre de recherches du CHUM et Unité de santé internationale, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec
    Can J Public Health 97:480-4. 2006
    ..Albania, as with all Central and Eastern European countries whose health systems were highly centralized, has undertaken a number of reforms aiming to transform, among many items, the financing and delivery of primary health care services...
  32. pmc QUARITE (quality of care, risk management and technology in obstetrics): a cluster-randomized trial of a multifaceted intervention to improve emergency obstetric care in Senegal and Mali
    Alexandre Dumont
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Universite de Montreal, Canada
    Trials 10:85. 2009
    ..Secondary goals include evaluation of the relationships between effectiveness and resource availability, service organization, medical practices, and satisfaction among health personnel...
  33. pmc Women's health in a rural community in Kerala, India: do caste and socioeconomic position matter?
    K S Mohindra
    Groupe de recherche interdisciplinaire en sante GRIS, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:1020-6. 2006
    ....
  34. doi Prevalence and risk factors for near and far visual difficulty in Burkina Faso
    Ellen E Freeman
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 17:301-6. 2010
    ..To determine the prevalence and risk factors for near and far visual difficulty in Burkina Faso...
  35. ncbi The dental care pathway of welfare recipients in Quebec
    Christophe Bedos
    Faculty of Dentistry, McGill University, 3640 University Strathcona Building, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 2B2
    Soc Sci Med 57:2089-99. 2003
    ..As for acceptability, our participants are strongly critical of the dental profession, and develop a culture of rejection of it...
  36. ncbi Public and private sector responses to essential drugs policies: a multilevel analysis of drug prescription and selling practices in Mali
    Fatoumata Ina Maïga
    Groupe de recherche interdisciplinaire en sante, Universite de Montreal, C P 6128, Succursale Centre Ville, Que, H3C 3J7 Montreal, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 57:937-48. 2003
    ..More assertive policies, based on strategies encompassing actors in the private sector, are needed to increase the safety and effectiveness of prescription and sales practices...
  37. ncbi Solidarity or financial sustainability: an analysis of the values of community-based health insurance subscribers and promoters in Senegal
    Marie Jo Ouimet
    Centre de recherche et de formation, CSSS de la Montagne, Montreal, QC
    Can J Public Health 98:341-6. 2007
    ..This paper aims to evaluate if there is a gap between CBHI subscribers' values and their promoters', and to determine which characteristics of subscribers and CBHIs are associated with their values...
  38. ncbi Outpatient care utilization in urban Kerala, India
    Jean Frédéric Levesque
    Institut national de santé publique de Québec INSPQ, Canada
    Health Policy Plan 21:289-301. 2006
    ..Escalation of costs of private services and reduced public investments could generate some inequalities in access for the poor...