J Borghi

Summary

Affiliation: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Protocol for the evaluation of a pay for performance programme in Pwani region in Tanzania: a controlled before and after study
    Josephine Borghi
    Department of Global Health and Developmnent, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H NSH, UK
    Implement Sci 8:80. 2013
  2. pmc Promoting universal financial protection: a case study of new management of community health insurance in Tanzania
    Josephine Borghi
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SH, UK
    Health Res Policy Syst 11:21. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Modelling the implications of moving towards universal coverage in Tanzania
    Josephine Borghi
    Department of Global Health and Development, Faculty of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9SH, UK
    Health Policy Plan 27:i88-100. 2012
  4. pmc A prospective key informant surveillance system to measure maternal mortality - findings from indigenous populations in Jharkhand and Orissa, India
    Sarah Barnett
    UCL Centre for International Health and Development, Institute of Child Health, University College London, 30 Guilford Street, London, WC1N 1EH, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 8:6. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint 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
  6. pmc Comparison of costs of home and facility-based basic obstetric care in rural Bangladesh
    J Borghi
    Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    J Health Popul Nutr 28:286-93. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Economic assessment of a women's group intervention to improve birth outcomes in rural Nepal
    Josephine Borghi
    Infectious Disease and Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Lancet 366:1882-4. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint The cost-effectiveness of a competitive voucher scheme to reduce sexually transmitted infections in high-risk groups in Nicaragua
    Josephine Borghi
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel St, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    Health Policy Plan 20:222-31. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Costs of near-miss obstetric complications for women and their families in Benin and Ghana
    J Borghi
    Infectious Disease and Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Health Policy Plan 18:383-90. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Costs of publicly provided maternity services in Rosario, Argentina
    Josephine Borghi
    Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT
    Salud Publica Mex 45:27-34. 2003

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Publications20

  1. pmc Protocol for the evaluation of a pay for performance programme in Pwani region in Tanzania: a controlled before and after study
    Josephine Borghi
    Department of Global Health and Developmnent, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H NSH, UK
    Implement Sci 8:80. 2013
    ..A pay for performance (P4P) programme was introduced in Pwani region of Tanzania in 2011...
  2. pmc Promoting universal financial protection: a case study of new management of community health insurance in Tanzania
    Josephine Borghi
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SH, UK
    Health Res Policy Syst 11:21. 2013
    ..This study assesses the origins of the reform, its effect on management and reporting structures, financial flow adequacy, reform communication and acceptability to key stakeholders, and initial progress towards universal coverage...
  3. ncbi request reprint Modelling the implications of moving towards universal coverage in Tanzania
    Josephine Borghi
    Department of Global Health and Development, Faculty of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9SH, UK
    Health Policy Plan 27:i88-100. 2012
    ..The feasibility and sustainability of efforts to promote universal coverage will depend on the ability of the system to contain costs...
  4. pmc A prospective key informant surveillance system to measure maternal mortality - findings from indigenous populations in Jharkhand and Orissa, India
    Sarah Barnett
    UCL Centre for International Health and Development, Institute of Child Health, University College London, 30 Guilford Street, London, WC1N 1EH, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 8:6. 2008
    ..Mortality ratios are often estimated and policy decisions made without robust evidence. This paper presents a prospective key informant system to measure maternal mortality and the initial findings from the system...
  5. ncbi request reprint 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...
  6. pmc Comparison of costs of home and facility-based basic obstetric care in rural Bangladesh
    J Borghi
    Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    J Health Popul Nutr 28:286-93. 2010
    ..Facility-based delivery care is likely to be a cheaper and more feasible method for the care provider as demand rises. In settings where skilled attendance rates are very low, home-based care will be cheaper...
  7. ncbi request reprint Economic assessment of a women's group intervention to improve birth outcomes in rural Nepal
    Josephine Borghi
    Infectious Disease and Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Lancet 366:1882-4. 2005
    ..Sensitivity analysis showed a variation from 83 dollars to 263 dollars per LYS for most variables. This intervention could provide a cost-effective way of reducing neonatal deaths...
  8. ncbi request reprint The cost-effectiveness of a competitive voucher scheme to reduce sexually transmitted infections in high-risk groups in Nicaragua
    Josephine Borghi
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel St, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    Health Policy Plan 20:222-31. 2005
    ..A voucher scheme offers an effective and efficient means of targeting and effectively curing STIs in high-risk groups, as well as encouraging quality care practices...
  9. ncbi request reprint Costs of near-miss obstetric complications for women and their families in Benin and Ghana
    J Borghi
    Infectious Disease and Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Health Policy Plan 18:383-90. 2003
    ..Should a woman develop severe obstetric complications while in labour, the relatively high costs of hospital care could have a potentially catastrophic impact on the household budget...
  10. ncbi request reprint Costs of publicly provided maternity services in Rosario, Argentina
    Josephine Borghi
    Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT
    Salud Publica Mex 45:27-34. 2003
    ..This study estimates the costs of maternal health services in Rosario, Argentina...
  11. ncbi request reprint Is hygiene promotion cost-effective? A case study in Burkina Faso
    J Borghi
    Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 7:960-9. 2002
    ..To estimate the incremental cost-effectiveness of a large-scale urban hygiene promotion programme in terms of reducing the incidence of childhood diarrhoeal disease in Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso...
  12. doi request reprint Measuring the benefits of health promotion programmes: application of the contingent valuation method
    Josephine Borghi
    Health Policy Unit, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, United Kingdom
    Health Policy 87:235-48. 2008
    ..Future research should address the relative value of non-health compared to health benefits; and motivations behind non-user values and their consistency across settings...
  13. pmc Household costs of healthcare during pregnancy, delivery, and the postpartum period: a case study from Matlab, Bangladesh
    Josephine Borghi
    Infectious Disease and Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    J Health Popul Nutr 24:446-55. 2006
    ..The study highlights the regressive nature of the financing of CEOC services and the need for a financing strategy that covers both the costs of referral and BEOC care for those in need...
  14. ncbi request reprint Countdown to 2015: tracking donor assistance to maternal, newborn, and child health
    Timothy Powell-Jackson
    Health Economics and Financing Programme, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 368:1077-87. 2006
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  15. ncbi request reprint Financial implications of skilled attendance at delivery in Nepal
    Josephine Borghi
    Maternal Health Programme, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 11:228-37. 2006
    ..To measure costs and willingness-to-pay for delivery care services in 8 districts of Nepal...
  16. ncbi request reprint Aggregation rules for cost-benefit analysis: a health economics perspective
    Josephine Borghi
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Health Econ 17:863-75. 2008
    ..Researchers must reach agreement on the most acceptable method of aggregating WTP values to promote the use of WTP in resource allocation decisions in the health sector...
  17. ncbi request reprint Methodological challenges in evaluating health care financing equity in data-poor contexts: lessons from Ghana, South Africa and Tanzania
    Josephine Borghi
    Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Adv Health Econ Health Serv Res 21:133-56. 2009
    ..We outline some of the challenges faced when carrying out a FIA in Ghana, Tanzania and South Africa and illustrate how innovative techniques were used to overcome data weaknesses in these settings...
  18. doi request reprint Countdown to 2015: assessment of donor assistance to maternal, newborn, and child health between 2003 and 2006
    Giulia Greco
    Health Economics and Financing Programme, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 371:1268-75. 2008
    ..Our aim was to analyse aid flows to maternal, newborn, and child health for 2005 and 2006 and trends between 2003 and 2006...
  19. ncbi request reprint Effect of a participatory intervention with women's groups on birth outcomes in Nepal: cluster-randomised controlled trial
    Dharma S Manandhar
    Mother and Infant Research Activities MIRA, PO Box 921, Kathmandu, Nepal
    Lancet 364:970-9. 2004
    ..90% of deliveries in the poorest quintile of households happen at home. We postulated that a community-based participatory intervention could significantly reduce neonatal mortality rates...
  20. ncbi request reprint The cost-effectiveness of routine versus restrictive episiotomy in Argentina
    Josephine Borghi
    Maternal and Child Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene, UK
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 186:221-8. 2002
    ..This article provides the estimates of the cost implications of switching from routine to restrictive episiotomy in 2 provinces in Argentina (Santa Fe and Salta) from the viewpoint of the health provider...