Barbara McPake

Summary

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

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Saving the lives of vulnerable children
    Barbara McPake
    Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1 7HT, UK
    Lancet 365:2154-6. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint How to bridge the gap in human resources for health
    Charles Hongoro
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 364:1451-6. 2004
  3. pmc Global Health Initiatives and aid effectiveness: insights from a Ugandan case study
    Valeria Oliveira Cruz
    Department of Global Health and Development, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    Global Health 7:20. 2011
  4. doi request reprint The "aid contract" and its compensation scheme: a case study of the performance of the Ugandan health sector
    Valeria Oliveira Cruz
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 71:1357-65. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint To retain or remove user fees?: reflections on the current debate in low- and middle-income countries
    Chris D James
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Appl Health Econ Health Policy 5:137-53. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Making choices between prepayment and user charges in Zambia. What are the results for equity?
    Masahide Kondo
    Department of Health Care Policy and Management, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Health Econ 16:1371-87. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Measuring the quality of hospital tuberculosis services: a prospective study in four Zimbabwe hospitals
    Charles Hongoro
    Aurum Health Research, Economics and Health Systems, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
    Int J Qual Health Care 17:287-92. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Preferences for hospital quality in Zambia: results from a discrete choice experiment
    Kara Hanson
    Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Health Econ 14:687-701. 2005
  9. pmc The devil is in the detail
    Martin McKee
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT
    BMJ 329:1175-6. 2004
  10. pmc What can be done about the private health sector in low-income countries?
    Anne Mills
    Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, England
    Bull World Health Organ 80:325-30. 2002

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Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Saving the lives of vulnerable children
    Barbara McPake
    Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1 7HT, UK
    Lancet 365:2154-6. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint How to bridge the gap in human resources for health
    Charles Hongoro
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 364:1451-6. 2004
    ..Among available strategies to address the problems, expansion of the numbers of doctors and nurses through training is highly constrained. This is a difficult issue involving the interplay of multiple factors and forces...
  3. pmc Global Health Initiatives and aid effectiveness: insights from a Ugandan case study
    Valeria Oliveira Cruz
    Department of Global Health and Development, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    Global Health 7:20. 2011
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  4. doi request reprint The "aid contract" and its compensation scheme: a case study of the performance of the Ugandan health sector
    Valeria Oliveira Cruz
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 71:1357-65. 2010
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint To retain or remove user fees?: reflections on the current debate in low- and middle-income countries
    Chris D James
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Appl Health Econ Health Policy 5:137-53. 2006
    ..Analysis should move on from broad evaluations of user fees towards exploring how best to dismantle the multiple barriers to access in specific contexts...
  6. ncbi request reprint Making choices between prepayment and user charges in Zambia. What are the results for equity?
    Masahide Kondo
    Department of Health Care Policy and Management, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Health Econ 16:1371-87. 2007
    ..However, since prepayment seems to be associated with the most positive outcomes, finding other solutions to their problems would be preferred...
  7. ncbi request reprint Measuring the quality of hospital tuberculosis services: a prospective study in four Zimbabwe hospitals
    Charles Hongoro
    Aurum Health Research, Economics and Health Systems, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
    Int J Qual Health Care 17:287-92. 2005
    ..To show how the use of a prospective approach to measuring the quality of services for a specific diagnosis can generate useful information for improving the quality of services in environments with limited information technology and data...
  8. ncbi request reprint Preferences for hospital quality in Zambia: results from a discrete choice experiment
    Kara Hanson
    Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Health Econ 14:687-701. 2005
    ..The disutility of cost was found to decrease with higher socioeconomic status, as was the value of drug availability. The implications of the findings for Zambian hospital sector reforms are discussed...
  9. pmc The devil is in the detail
    Martin McKee
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT
    BMJ 329:1175-6. 2004
  10. pmc What can be done about the private health sector in low-income countries?
    Anne Mills
    Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, England
    Bull World Health Organ 80:325-30. 2002
    ..There is much less evidence, however, of effective approaches to interventions on the demand side and policies that involve strengthening the purchasing and regulatory roles of governments...
  11. ncbi request reprint Towards improving hospital performance in Uganda and Zambia: reflections and opportunities for autonomy
    Kara Hanson
    Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Health Policy 61:73-94. 2002
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  12. ncbi request reprint Markets for hospital services in Zambia
    Pamela Nakamba
    Department of Economics, University of Zambia
    Int J Health Plann Manage 17:229-47. 2002
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  13. ncbi request reprint What can be done about the private health sector in low-income countries?
    Anne Mills
    Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, England
    World Hosp Health Serv 38:24-30, 41-4. 2002
    ..There is much less evidence, however, of effective approaches to interventions on the demand side and policies that involve strengthening the purchasing and regulatory roles of governments...
  14. ncbi request reprint Hospital costs of high-burden diseases: malaria and pulmonary tuberculosis in a high HIV prevalence context in Zimbabwe
    Charles Hongoro
    Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 8:242-50. 2003
    ..The present study found that the critical source of efficiency variation in public hospitals in Zimbabwe lies in the way hospital beds are used...
  15. ncbi request reprint Is the Colombian health system reform improving the performance of public hospitals in Bogotá?
    Barbara McPake
    Health Economics and Financing and Health System Development Programmes, Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Health Policy Plan 18:182-94. 2003
    ..It is difficult to attribute specific causality to all of the changes measured and this reflects the inherent difficulty of judging the effects of large-scale reform programmes as well as weaknesses and gaps in the data available...
  16. ncbi request reprint Two-tier charging strategies in public hospitals: implications for intra-hospital resource allocation and equity of access to hospital services
    Barbara McPake
    Queen Margaret University College, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    J Health Econ 26:447-62. 2007
    ..Under a range of assumptions, the policy will evoke cross-subsidy from basic to superior services...
  17. ncbi request reprint Improving maternal health: getting what works to happen
    Loveday Penn-Kekana
    Centre for Health Policy, School of Public Health, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Reprod Health Matters 15:28-37. 2007
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  18. doi request reprint Salaries and incomes of health workers in sub-Saharan Africa
    David McCoy
    Centre for International Health and Development, University College London, UK
    Lancet 371:675-81. 2008
    ..Fiscal constraints to increased salaries might need to be overcome in many countries, and non-financial incentives improved...
  19. doi request reprint Task shifting in health care in resource-poor countries
    Barbara McPake
    Institute for International Health and Development, Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh EH21 6UU, UK
    Lancet 372:870-1. 2008
  20. ncbi request reprint Human resources in health: putting the right agenda back to the front
    Charles Hongoro
    Trop Med Int Health 8:965-6. 2003