Diane McIntyre

Summary

Affiliation: University of Cape Town
Country: South Africa

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint What healthcare financing changes are needed to reach universal coverage in South Africa?
    Diane McIntyre
    Health Economics Unit, Department of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town
    S Afr Med J 102:489-90. 2012
  2. pmc Economic evaluation of task-shifting approaches to the dispensing of anti-retroviral therapy
    Nicola Foster
    Health Economics Unit, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, Observatory, Cape Town, South Africa
    Hum Resour Health 10:32. 2012
  3. pmc Achieving universal health care coverage: Current debates in Ghana on covering those outside the formal sector
    Gilbert Abotisem Abiiro
    Department of Planning and Management, University for Development Studies, Box 520, WA, Ghana
    BMC Int Health Hum Rights 12:25. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Inside the black box: modelling health care financing reform in data-poor contexts
    Di McIntyre
    Health Economics Unit, University of Cape Town, Health Sciences Faculty, Anzio Road, Observatory, 7925, South Africa
    Health Policy Plan 27:i77-87. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Modelling the affordability and distributional implications of future health care financing options in South Africa
    Di McIntyre
    Health Economics Unit, University of Cape Town, Health Sciences Faculty, Anzio Road, Observatory, 7925, South Africa
    Health Policy Plan 27:i101-12. 2012
  6. pmc Socioeconomic-related health inequality in South Africa: evidence from General Household Surveys
    John E Ataguba
    Health Economics Unit, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, Observatory, 7925, South Africa
    Int J Equity Health 10:48. 2011
  7. pmc Who pays for health care in Ghana?
    James Akazili
    Navrongo Health Research Centre, Ghana Health Service, P, O, Box 114, Navrongo, Ghana
    Int J Equity Health 10:26. 2011
  8. pmc Financing equitable access to antiretroviral treatment in South Africa
    Susan Cleary
    Health Economics Unit, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:S2. 2010
  9. doi request reprint How to do (or not to do) ... a benefit incidence analysis
    Di McIntyre
    Health Economics Unit, Department of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, Health Sciences Faculty, Observatory, South Africa
    Health Policy Plan 26:174-82. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Access as a policy-relevant concept in low- and middle-income countries
    Di McIntyre
    Department of Public Health and Family Medicine, Health Economics Unit, University of Cape Town, Observatory, South Africa
    Health Econ Policy Law 4:179-93. 2009

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint What healthcare financing changes are needed to reach universal coverage in South Africa?
    Diane McIntyre
    Health Economics Unit, Department of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town
    S Afr Med J 102:489-90. 2012
    ..e. general tax funding, in some cases supplemented by mandatory health insurance) must dominate, with a clearly specified, complementary role for voluntary or private health insurance...
  2. pmc Economic evaluation of task-shifting approaches to the dispensing of anti-retroviral therapy
    Nicola Foster
    Health Economics Unit, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, Observatory, Cape Town, South Africa
    Hum Resour Health 10:32. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  3. pmc Achieving universal health care coverage: Current debates in Ghana on covering those outside the formal sector
    Gilbert Abotisem Abiiro
    Department of Planning and Management, University for Development Studies, Box 520, WA, Ghana
    BMC Int Health Hum Rights 12:25. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  4. ncbi request reprint Inside the black box: modelling health care financing reform in data-poor contexts
    Di McIntyre
    Health Economics Unit, University of Cape Town, Health Sciences Faculty, Anzio Road, Observatory, 7925, South Africa
    Health Policy Plan 27:i77-87. 2012
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Modelling the affordability and distributional implications of future health care financing options in South Africa
    Di McIntyre
    Health Economics Unit, University of Cape Town, Health Sciences Faculty, Anzio Road, Observatory, 7925, South Africa
    Health Policy Plan 27:i101-12. 2012
    ..The least pro-rich distribution of service benefits would be achieved under universal coverage. Universal coverage is affordable and would promote health system equity, but needs careful design to ensure its long-term sustainability...
  6. pmc Socioeconomic-related health inequality in South Africa: evidence from General Household Surveys
    John E Ataguba
    Health Economics Unit, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, Observatory, 7925, South Africa
    Int J Equity Health 10:48. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  7. pmc Who pays for health care in Ghana?
    James Akazili
    Navrongo Health Research Centre, Ghana Health Service, P, O, Box 114, Navrongo, Ghana
    Int J Equity Health 10:26. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  8. pmc Financing equitable access to antiretroviral treatment in South Africa
    Susan Cleary
    Health Economics Unit, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:S2. 2010
    ..This paper considers the minimum resources that would be required to achieve the proposed universal health system and contrasts these with the costs of scaled up access to ART between 2010 and 2020...
  9. doi request reprint How to do (or not to do) ... a benefit incidence analysis
    Di McIntyre
    Health Economics Unit, Department of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, Health Sciences Faculty, Observatory, South Africa
    Health Policy Plan 26:174-82. 2011
    ..We consider what data are required, potential sources of data, deficiencies in data frequently available in low- and middle-income countries, and how these data should be analysed...
  10. doi request reprint Access as a policy-relevant concept in low- and middle-income countries
    Di McIntyre
    Department of Public Health and Family Medicine, Health Economics Unit, University of Cape Town, Observatory, South Africa
    Health Econ Policy Law 4:179-93. 2009
    ..Such systemic analyses can inform policy-makers about the 'fit' between needs for health care and receipt of care, and provide the basis for developing policies that promote improvements in the empowerment to use care...
  11. pmc Beyond fragmentation and towards universal coverage: insights from Ghana, South Africa and the United Republic of Tanzania
    Diane McIntyre
    Health Economics Unit, University of Cape Town, Observatory, South Africa
    Bull World Health Organ 86:871-6. 2008
    ..Ultimately, there needs to be greater integration of financing mechanisms to promote universal cover with strong income and risk cross-subsidies in the overall health system...
  12. ncbi request reprint Equity impacts of neoliberal reforms: what should the policy responses be?
    - Di McIntyre
    Health Economics Unit, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, Health Sciences Faculty, South Africa
    Int J Health Serv 37:693-709. 2007
    ..Such interventions to fundamentally change ailing health systems are essential to break the vicious cycle of poverty, ill-health, and (further) impoverishment...
  13. ncbi request reprint What are the economic consequences for households of illness and of paying for health care in low- and middle-income country contexts?
    Diane McIntyre
    Health Economics Unit, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Soc Sci Med 62:858-65. 2006
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Household burden of malaria in South Africa and Mozambique: is there a catastrophic impact?
    Marianela Castillo-Riquelme
    Health Economic Unit, Department of Public Health and Family Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Trop Med Int Health 13:108-22. 2008
    ..To evaluate treatment-seeking behaviour, financial impact and time lost due to malaria events, in southern Mozambique and eastern South Africa...
  15. pmc Exploring inequalities in access to and use of maternal health services in South Africa
    Sheetal P Silal
    Department of Statistical Sciences, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, South Africa
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:120. 2012
    ..This article explores affordability, availability and acceptability barriers to obstetric care in South Africa from the perspectives of women who had recently used, or attempted to use, these services...
  16. ncbi request reprint Equity in self-reported adult illness and use of health service in South Africa: inter-temporal comparison
    Eyob Zere
    Health Economics Unit, University of Cape Town, Anzio Road, Observatory 7925, South Africa
    J Health Popul Nutr 21:205-15. 2003
    ..Redressing these inequities needs a holistic strategy that transcends the health sector...
  17. ncbi request reprint Prerequisites for national health insurance in South Africa: results of a national household survey
    Diane McIntyre
    Health Economics Unit, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town
    S Afr Med J 99:725-9. 2009
    ..However, there are some key prerequisites that need to be in place before an NHI can achieve these goals...
  18. ncbi request reprint A tale of two visions: the changing fortunes of Social Health Insurance in South Africa
    Di McIntyre
    Health Economics Unit, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    Health Policy Plan 18:47-58. 2003
    ..As SHI evolves within a country, it is important to benchmark the changing nature of its design against pre-determined objectives in order to protect the final integrity of the policy...
  19. ncbi request reprint The human face of decentralisation and integration of health services: experience from South Africa
    Di McIntyre
    Health Economics Unit, School of Public Health, Health Sciences Faculty, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    Reprod Health Matters 11:108-19. 2003
    ..For this reason, both practice and research need to give greater attention to issues of power relations and personal experience of change...
  20. ncbi request reprint Putting equity in health back onto the social policy agenda: experience from South Africa
    Di McIntyre
    Department of Community Health, Health Sciences Faculty, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    Soc Sci Med 54:1637-56. 2002
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Information, communication and equitable access to health care: a conceptual note
    Michael Thiede
    School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Cad Saude Publica 24:1168-73. 2008
    ..It is argued that equity-oriented health policy should stimulate communicative action in order to empower individuals and communities by expanding their subjective choice sets...
  22. doi request reprint Equity and efficiency in HIV-treatment in South Africa: the contribution of mathematical programming to priority setting
    Susan Cleary
    Health Economics Unit, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    Health Econ 19:1166-80. 2010
    ..Government could use this information to plan an HIV-treatment strategy that best meets equity and efficiency objectives within budget constraints...
  23. doi request reprint Assessing efficiency and costs of scaling up HIV treatment
    Susan M Cleary
    Health Economics Unit, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    AIDS 22:S35-42. 2008
    ..This paper proposes an approach to simultaneously assessing both factors when setting priorities for HIV treatment...
  24. pmc Should countries implementing an artemisinin-based combination malaria treatment policy also introduce rapid diagnostic tests?
    Charlotte M Zikusooka
    Health Economics Unit, Department of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, Anzio Road, Observatory, 7925 Cape Town, South Africa
    Malar J 7:176. 2008
    ..This motivates for this assessment of the cost-effectiveness of routine use of rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) as an integral part of deploying artemisinin-based combination therapies (ACTs)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Artemisinin-based combination therapy reduces expenditure on malaria treatment in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
    Charlotte Muheki
    Health Sciences Faculty, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    Trop Med Int Health 9:959-66. 2004
    ..This paper explores some economic aspects of the implementation of artemether-lumefantrine (AL) to replace sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine (SP) in the KwaZulu Natal (KZN) province, South Africa...