Joses Muthuri Kirigia

Summary

Affiliation: World Health Organization
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Impact of HIV/AIDS on Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the WHO Africa Region
    Joses M Kirigia
    PDC Unit, World Health Organization, Regional Office for Africa, Parirenyatwa Hospital, P O Box BE773, Harare, Zimbabwe, and Department of Economics, University of Nairobi, Kenya
    Afr J Health Sci 9:27-39. 2002
  2. pmc Health care seeking patterns and determinants of out-of-pocket expenditure for malaria for the children under-five in Uganda
    Juliet Nabyonga Orem
    Health systems and Services Cluster, WHO Uganda Office, Kampala, Uganda
    Malar J 12:175. 2013
  3. pmc Moving from ideas to action - developing health financing systems towards universal coverage in Africa
    Laurent Musango
    Health systems and Services Cluster, WHO Africa Regional office, 06 Citée de Djoué, Brazzaville, Congo
    BMC Int Health Hum Rights 12:30. 2012
  4. pmc Health financing in the African Region: 2000-2009 data analysis
    Luis Gomes Sambo
    World Health Organization, Regional Office for Africa, Brazzaville, Congo
    Int Arch Med 6:10. 2013
  5. pmc Technical and scale efficiency of public community hospitals in Eritrea: an exploratory study
    Joses M Kirigia
    World Health Organization, Regional Office for Africa, Brazzaville, Congo
    Health Econ Rev 3:6. 2013
  6. pmc National health financing policy in Eritrea: a survey of preliminary considerations
    Joses Muthuri Kirigia
    World Health Organization, Regional Office for Africa, Brazzaville, Congo
    BMC Int Health Hum Rights 12:16. 2012
  7. pmc Impact of malaria morbidity on gross domestic product in Uganda
    Juliet Nabyonga Orem
    World Health Organization, Regional Office for Africa, Brazzaville, Congo
    Int Arch Med 5:12. 2012
  8. pmc Resource flows for health care: Namibia reproductive health sub-accounts
    Thomas Mbeeli
    World Health Organization, Regional Office for Africa, Brazzaville, Congo
    Int Arch Med 4:41. 2011
  9. pmc Inequities in maternal and child health outcomes and interventions in Ghana
    Eyob Zere
    BMC Public Health 12:252. 2012
  10. pmc Inequities in utilization of maternal health interventions in Namibia: implications for progress towards MDG 5 targets
    Eyob Zere
    Inter country Support Team for Eastern and Southern Africa, World Health Organization, Regional Office for Africa, Harare, Zimbabwe
    Int J Equity Health 9:16. 2010

Collaborators

  • James Akazili
  • Eyob Zere
  • Ade Renner
  • Justice Nonvignon
  • Luis Gomes Sambo
  • Juliet Nabyonga Orem
  • Laurent Musango
  • Georges Ki-Zerbo
  • Luis G Sambo
  • Thomas Mbeeli
  • Obinna Onwujekwe
  • Naomi Tlotlego
  • Rob Baltussen
  • Albert Peter Okui
  • Frederick Mugisha
  • Riku Elovainio
  • Robert Azairwe
  • Oladapo Walker
  • Ibrahim Kasirye
  • Muine Samahiya
  • Nirmala Ravishankar
  • Soludo Eze
  • Amos Petu
  • Benjamin Uzochukwu
  • Tasie Nnenna
  • Chima Onoka
  • Eyob Z Asbu
  • Nkoli Uguru
  • Arnab Acharya
  • David Evans
  • Damien Walker
  • Dan Chisholm
  • Tessa Tan Torres Edejer
  • Kathryn Antioch
  • Richard Grieve

Detail Information

Publications39

  1. ncbi request reprint Impact of HIV/AIDS on Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the WHO Africa Region
    Joses M Kirigia
    PDC Unit, World Health Organization, Regional Office for Africa, Parirenyatwa Hospital, P O Box BE773, Harare, Zimbabwe, and Department of Economics, University of Nairobi, Kenya
    Afr J Health Sci 9:27-39. 2002
    ....
  2. pmc Health care seeking patterns and determinants of out-of-pocket expenditure for malaria for the children under-five in Uganda
    Juliet Nabyonga Orem
    Health systems and Services Cluster, WHO Uganda Office, Kampala, Uganda
    Malar J 12:175. 2013
    ..OOP expenditure on health care is now a development concern due to its negative effect on households' ability to finance consumption of other basic needs...
  3. pmc Moving from ideas to action - developing health financing systems towards universal coverage in Africa
    Laurent Musango
    Health systems and Services Cluster, WHO Africa Regional office, 06 Citée de Djoué, Brazzaville, Congo
    BMC Int Health Hum Rights 12:30. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  4. pmc Health financing in the African Region: 2000-2009 data analysis
    Luis Gomes Sambo
    World Health Organization, Regional Office for Africa, Brazzaville, Congo
    Int Arch Med 6:10. 2013
    ..The objective of this paper is to examine the changes that have occurred in African countries on health financing, taking into account the main sources of funding over the period 2000 to 2009...
  5. pmc Technical and scale efficiency of public community hospitals in Eritrea: an exploratory study
    Joses M Kirigia
    World Health Organization, Regional Office for Africa, Brazzaville, Congo
    Health Econ Rev 3:6. 2013
    ....
  6. pmc National health financing policy in Eritrea: a survey of preliminary considerations
    Joses Muthuri Kirigia
    World Health Organization, Regional Office for Africa, Brazzaville, Congo
    BMC Int Health Hum Rights 12:16. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  7. pmc Impact of malaria morbidity on gross domestic product in Uganda
    Juliet Nabyonga Orem
    World Health Organization, Regional Office for Africa, Brazzaville, Congo
    Int Arch Med 5:12. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  8. pmc Resource flows for health care: Namibia reproductive health sub-accounts
    Thomas Mbeeli
    World Health Organization, Regional Office for Africa, Brazzaville, Congo
    Int Arch Med 4:41. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  9. pmc Inequities in maternal and child health outcomes and interventions in Ghana
    Eyob Zere
    BMC Public Health 12:252. 2012
    ..The objective of this paper is to examine the equity dimension of child and maternal health outcomes and interventions using Ghana as a case study...
  10. pmc Inequities in utilization of maternal health interventions in Namibia: implications for progress towards MDG 5 targets
    Eyob Zere
    Inter country Support Team for Eastern and Southern Africa, World Health Organization, Regional Office for Africa, Harare, Zimbabwe
    Int J Equity Health 9:16. 2010
    ..The objective of this study is to measure socio-economic inequalities in access to maternal health services and propose recommendations relevant for policy and planning...
  11. pmc Cost-Effectiveness and Resource Allocation (CERA) - directions for the future
    Rob Baltussen
    Department of Community and Primary Care, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Cost Eff Resour Alloc 7:14. 2009
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  12. pmc Equity in health and healthcare in Malawi: analysis of trends
    Eyob Zere
    World Health Organization, Lilongwe, Malawi
    BMC Public Health 7:78. 2007
    ..Achievement of the Millennium Development Goals is likely to be compromised if inequities in health/healthcare are not properly addressed...
  13. pmc Inequities in skilled attendance at birth in Namibia: a decomposition analysis
    Eyob Zere
    Africa s Health in 2010, Academy for Educational Development, Washington, DC 20009, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 11:34. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to identify the drivers of wealth-related inequalities in child delivery by skilled health providers...
  14. pmc Health financing in Malawi: Evidence from National Health Accounts
    Eyob Zere
    Inter Country Support Team for East and Southern Africa, WHO Regional Office for Africa, Harare, Zimbabwe
    BMC Int Health Hum Rights 10:27. 2010
    ..It specifically attempts to document the health financing situation in the country and proposes recommendations relevant for developing a comprehensive health financing policy and strategic plan...
  15. pmc Preferences for benefit packages for community-based health insurance: an exploratory study in Nigeria
    Obinna Onwujekwe
    Health Policy Research Group, Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, College of Medicine, University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus, Enugu
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:162. 2010
    ..Hence, this paper provides an understanding of the preferred benefit packages by different economic status groups as well as urban and rural dwellers for CBHI in Southeast Nigeria...
  16. pmc Technical efficiency of peripheral health units in Pujehun district of Sierra Leone: a DEA application
    Ade Renner
    World Health Organization, Country Office, Freetown, Sierra Leone
    BMC Health Serv Res 5:77. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to measure the technical efficiency (TE) and scale efficiency (SE) of a sample of public peripheral health units (PHUs) in Sierra Leone...
  17. pmc Malaria control in the African Region: perceptions and viewspoints on proceedings of the Africa Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA)
    Luis Gomes Sambo
    World Health Organization, Regional Office for Africa, B, P, 06, Brazzaville, Congo
    BMC Proc 5:S3. 2011
    ..The purpose of this article is to reflect on the proceedings of the ALMA working session...
  18. pmc Health financing in Africa: overview of a dialogue among high level policy makers
    Luis Gomes Sambo
    World Health Organization, Regional Office for Africa, B, P, 06, Brazzaville, Congo
    BMC Proc 5:S2. 2011
    ..The purpose of this article is to reflect on the proceedings of the African Union Side Event on Health Financing in the African continent...
  19. pmc Perceptions and viewpoints on proceedings of the Fifteenth Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union Debate on Maternal, Newborn and Child Health and Development, 25-27 July 2010, Kampala, Uganda
    Luis Gomes Sambo
    World Health Organization, Regional Office for Africa, B, P, 06, Brazzaville, Congo
    BMC Proc 5:S1. 2011
    ..This article reflects on the discussions held during the Fifteenth Assembly of the Heads of State and Government of the African Union on the reasons why the maternal mortality ratio is so high in Africa and what can be done to reduce it...
  20. pmc Africa's health: could the private sector accelerate the progress towards health MDGs?
    Luis G Sambo
    World Health Organization, Regional Office for Africa, P, O, 6, Brazzaville, Republic of Congo
    Int Arch Med 4:39. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  21. pmc Technical efficiency of primary health units in Kailahun and Kenema districts of Sierra Leone
    Joses M Kirigia
    World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa, B, P, 06, Brazzaville, Congo
    Int Arch Med 4:15. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  22. pmc Effects of global financial crisis on funding for health development in nineteen countries of the WHO African Region
    Joses M Kirigia
    World Health Organization, Regional Office for Africa, B, P, 06, Brazzaville, Congo
    BMC Int Health Hum Rights 11:4. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  23. pmc The essence of governance in health development
    Joses Muthuri Kirigia
    World Health Organization, Regional Office for Africa, B, P, 06, Brazzaville, Congo
    Int Arch Med 4:11. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  24. pmc Assessment of productivity of hospitals in Botswana: a DEA application
    Naomi Tlotlego
    World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa, B, P, 06, Brazzaville, Congo
    Int Arch Med 3:27. 2010
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  25. pmc Status of national research bioethics committees in the WHO African region
    Joses M Kirigia
    World Health Organization, Regional Office for Africa, Brazzaville, Congo
    BMC Med Ethics 6:E10. 2005
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  26. pmc E-health: determinants, opportunities, challenges and the way forward for countries in the WHO African Region
    Joses M Kirigia
    World Health Organization, Regional Office for Africa, Brazzaville, Congo
    BMC Public Health 5:137. 2005
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  27. pmc The cost of health professionals' brain drain in Kenya
    Joses Muthuri Kirigia
    World Health Organization, Regional Office for Africa, Brazzaville, Congo
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:89. 2006
    ....
  28. pmc Status of national health research systems in ten countries of the WHO African Region
    Joses M Kirigia
    World Health Organization, Regional Office for Africa, Brazzaville, Congo
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:135. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to take stock of some aspects of national resources for health research in the countries of the Region; identify current constraints facing national health research systems; and propose the way forward...
  29. ncbi request reprint Health economics: potential applications in HIV/AIDS control in Africa
    Joses M Kirigia
    World Health Organization, Regional Office for Africa WHO AFRO, D Joue Village, P O Box 06, Brazzaville, Congo
    Afr J Health Sci 12:1-12. 2005
    ..The paper is a modest attempt to show how the discipline of health economics can elucidate, and help in resolving practical and conceptual issues in HIV/AIDS control in Africa...
  30. pmc Determinants of health insurance ownership among South African women
    Joses M Kirigia
    World Health Organization, Regional Office for Africa, Brazzaville, Congo
    BMC Health Serv Res 5:17. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the relationship between health insurance ownership and the demographic, economic and educational characteristics of South African women...
  31. ncbi request reprint Effects of maternal mortality on gross domestic product (GDP) in the WHO African region
    Joses M Kirigia
    Health Financing and Social Protection Unit, World Health Organization, Regional Office for Africa, Brazzaville, Congo
    Afr J Health Sci 13:86-95. 2006
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  32. pmc Can countries of the WHO African Region wean themselves off donor funding for health?
    Joses Muthuri Kirigia
    Division of Health Systems and Services Development, World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa, Brazzaville, The Congo
    Bull World Health Organ 86:889-92; discussion 893-5. 2008
    ....
  33. pmc Health challenges in Africa and the way forward
    Joses Muthuri Kirigia
    Division of Health Systems and Services Development, World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa, Brazzaville, Congo
    Int Arch Med 1:27. 2008
    ..e. internally secure) environment...
  34. pmc Economic burden of diabetes mellitus in the WHO African region
    Joses M Kirigia
    World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa, Brazzaville, Congo
    BMC Int Health Hum Rights 9:6. 2009
    ..That heavy burden underscores the urgent need for increased investments in the prevention and management of diabetes...
  35. pmc Economic burden of cholera in the WHO African region
    Joses M Kirigia
    Health Financing and Social Protection Programme, World Health Organization, Regional Office for Africa, Brazzaville, Congo
    BMC Int Health Hum Rights 9:8. 2009
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  36. ncbi request reprint Using data envelopment analysis to measure the technical efficiency of public health centers in Kenya
    Joses M Kirigia
    World Health Organization, Regional Office for Africa, Congo
    J Med Syst 28:155-66. 2004
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  37. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness analysis of establishing a distance-education programme for health personnel in Swaziland
    Joses M Kirigia
    World Health Organization, Regional Office for Africa, Parirenyatwa Hospital, P O Box BE773, Harare, Zimbabwe
    Afr J Health Sci 9:3-15. 2002
    ..Of course, economic evaluation will, at most, be a guide to policy- and decision-making, and thus, the onus of decision-making will always be on policy-makers and health-care managers...