A Mills

Summary

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

Publications

  1. pmc Routine delivery of artemisinin-based combination treatment at fixed health facilities reduces malaria prevalence in Tanzania: an observational study
    Rashid A Khatib
    Ifakara Health Institutce, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Malar J 11:140. 2012
  2. pmc Promoting universal financial protection: how the Thai universal coverage scheme was designed to ensure equity
    Viroj Tangcharoensathien
    International Health Policy Program, Ministry of Public Health, Tivanon Road, Nonthaburi Province 11000, Thailand
    Health Res Policy Syst 11:25. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Progress towards universal coverage: the health systems of Ghana, South Africa and Tanzania
    Anne Mills
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    Health Policy Plan 27:i4-12. 2012
  4. pmc The economic burden of malaria on the household in south-central Vietnam
    Chantal M Morel
    LSE Health, London School of Economics, Houghton Street, London, UK
    Malar J 7:166. 2008
  5. pmc Access to artemisinin combination therapy for malaria in remote areas of Cambodia
    Shunmay Yeung
    Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    Malar J 7:96. 2008
  6. pmc The costs of introducing artemisinin-based combination therapy: evidence from district-wide implementation in rural Tanzania
    Joseph D Njau
    Ifakara Health Research and Development Centre, PO Box 78373, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Malar J 7:4. 2008
  7. pmc Cost of increasing access to artemisinin combination therapy: the Cambodian experience
    Shunmay Yeung
    Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Malar J 7:84. 2008
  8. pmc An interactive model for the assessment of the economic costs and benefits of different rapid diagnostic tests for malaria
    Yoel Lubell
    Department of Public Health and Policy, LSHTM, London, UK
    Malar J 7:21. 2008
  9. pmc Can working with the private for-profit sector improve utilization of quality health services by the poor? A systematic review of the literature
    Edith Patouillard
    Health Economics and Financing Programme, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Int J Equity Health 6:17. 2007
  10. pmc What can global health institutions do to help strengthen health systems in low income countries?
    Dina Balabanova
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SY, UK
    Health Res Policy Syst 8:22. 2010

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Publications71

  1. pmc Routine delivery of artemisinin-based combination treatment at fixed health facilities reduces malaria prevalence in Tanzania: an observational study
    Rashid A Khatib
    Ifakara Health Institutce, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Malar J 11:140. 2012
    ....
  2. pmc Promoting universal financial protection: how the Thai universal coverage scheme was designed to ensure equity
    Viroj Tangcharoensathien
    International Health Policy Program, Ministry of Public Health, Tivanon Road, Nonthaburi Province 11000, Thailand
    Health Res Policy Syst 11:25. 2013
    ..This study assesses the policy processes related to making decisions on these features...
  3. ncbi request reprint Progress towards universal coverage: the health systems of Ghana, South Africa and Tanzania
    Anne Mills
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    Health Policy Plan 27:i4-12. 2012
    ..We also identify in broad terms the key challenges for universal coverage, setting the scene for the subsequent papers...
  4. pmc The economic burden of malaria on the household in south-central Vietnam
    Chantal M Morel
    LSE Health, London School of Economics, Houghton Street, London, UK
    Malar J 7:166. 2008
    ..The economic impact of malaria on households was explored within the Raglay ethnic minority living in the montainous and forested area of south-central Vietnam (Ninh Thuan Province)...
  5. pmc Access to artemisinin combination therapy for malaria in remote areas of Cambodia
    Shunmay Yeung
    Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    Malar J 7:96. 2008
    ....
  6. pmc The costs of introducing artemisinin-based combination therapy: evidence from district-wide implementation in rural Tanzania
    Joseph D Njau
    Ifakara Health Research and Development Centre, PO Box 78373, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Malar J 7:4. 2008
    ....
  7. pmc Cost of increasing access to artemisinin combination therapy: the Cambodian experience
    Shunmay Yeung
    Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Malar J 7:84. 2008
    ..However, in order to ensure that ACTs are correctly used and are accessible to the poor and remote communities who need them, specific interventions will be necessary and the additional costs need to be considered...
  8. pmc An interactive model for the assessment of the economic costs and benefits of different rapid diagnostic tests for malaria
    Yoel Lubell
    Department of Public Health and Policy, LSHTM, London, UK
    Malar J 7:21. 2008
    ..The model presented (available online) can be used by decision makers to evaluate alternative RDTs and assess the circumstances under which their use is justified on economic grounds...
  9. pmc Can working with the private for-profit sector improve utilization of quality health services by the poor? A systematic review of the literature
    Edith Patouillard
    Health Economics and Financing Programme, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Int J Equity Health 6:17. 2007
    ..This paper addresses this knowledge gap by presenting the results of a systematic literature review on the effectiveness of working with private for-profit providers to reach the poor...
  10. pmc What can global health institutions do to help strengthen health systems in low income countries?
    Dina Balabanova
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SY, UK
    Health Res Policy Syst 8:22. 2010
    ..Health systems performance should be monitored, with clear lines of accountability, and reforms should build on evidence of what works in what circumstances...
  11. pmc Affordability, availability and acceptability barriers to health care for the chronically ill: longitudinal case studies from South Africa
    Jane Goudge
    Centre for Health Policy, School of Public Health, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:75. 2009
    ..This paper describes the experience of poor households attempting to access chronic care in a rural area of South Africa...
  12. ncbi request reprint The distribution of health planning and management responsibilities between centre and periphery: historical patterns and reform trends in four Caribbean territories
    A Mills
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Health Policy 62:65-84. 2002
    ..The bureaucratic inheritance of the two English-speaking countries provided major barriers to structural change, which they have addressed through reforms involving the creation of agencies with delegated authority...
  13. pmc Mass campaigns versus general health services: what have we learnt in 40 years about vertical versus horizontal approaches?
    Anne Mills
    Health Economics and Financing Programme, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, England
    Bull World Health Organ 83:315-6. 2005
  14. pmc Round table. The work of the Commission on Macroeconomics and Health
    Anne Mills
    Health Economics and Financing Programme, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, England
    Bull World Health Organ 80:164-6. 2002
  15. 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...
  16. ncbi request reprint The performance of different models of primary care provision in Southern Africa
    Anne Mills
    Health Economics and Financing Programme, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine LSHTM, Keppel Street, WC1E 7HT London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 59:931-43. 2004
    ....
  17. pmc Malaria eradication: the economic, financial and institutional challenge
    Anne Mills
    Health Economics and Financing Programme, Health Policy Unit, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Malar J 7:S11. 2008
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Health policy and systems research: defining the terrain; identifying the methods
    Anne Mills
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Faculty of Public Health and Policy, Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9SH, UK
    Health Policy Plan 27:1-7. 2012
    ..The paper comments on the field of HPSR methods, suggests priorities and identifies challenges facing the field of HPSR...
  19. 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...
  20. ncbi request reprint What do we mean by rigorous health-systems research?
    Anne Mills
    Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Lancet 372:1527-9. 2008
  21. pmc Cost-effectiveness of social marketing of insecticide-treated nets for malaria control in the United Republic of Tanzania
    Kara Hanson
    Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, England
    Bull World Health Organ 81:269-76. 2003
    ..To assess the costs and consequences of a social marketing approach to malaria control in children by means of insecticide-treated nets in two rural districts of the United Republic of Tanzania, compared with no net use...
  22. pmc Concentration and drug prices in the retail market for malaria treatment in rural Tanzania
    Catherine Goodman
    Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Health Econ 18:727-42. 2009
    ..Policymakers should consider the potential to maintain lower retail prices by decreasing concentration among antimalarial providers and recommending retail price levels...
  23. ncbi request reprint Community financing of health care in Africa: an evaluation of the Bamako initiative
    B McPake
    Health Economics and Financing Programme, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, U K
    Soc Sci Med 36:1383-95. 1993
    ....
  24. pmc What can we learn from international comparisons of health systems and health system reform?
    B McPake
    Health Economics and Financing Programme, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, England
    Bull World Health Organ 78:811-20. 2000
    ..These illustrate the nature of a framework that could emerge, and which would help countries aiming to learn from international experience...
  25. ncbi request reprint Operational research on the economics of insecticide-treated mosquito nets: lessons of experience
    A Mills
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, U K
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 92:435-47. 1998
    ....
  26. pmc Is private health care the answer to the health problems of the world's poor?
    Kara Hanson
    Health Economics and Financing Programme, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    PLoS Med 5:e233. 2008
    ..This debate examines whether the private sector should step up its involvement in the health systems of low-income countries...
  27. ncbi request reprint Maternal health in poor countries: the broader context and a call for action
    Veronique Filippi
    Maternal and Neonatal Health Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Lancet 368:1535-41. 2006
    ..Finally, after examining the political and financial context, we call for action. The need for strategic vision, financial resources, human resources, and information are discussed...
  28. ncbi request reprint A review of health resource tracking in developing countries
    Timothy Powell-Jackson
    Health Economics and Financing Programme, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    Health Policy Plan 22:353-62. 2007
    ..Effective implementation of a framework to make donors more accountable to recipient countries and the international community will improve the availability of financial data on their activities...
  29. ncbi request reprint The cost-effectiveness of parasitologic diagnosis for malaria-suspected patients in an era of combination therapy
    Yoel Lubell
    Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 77:128-32. 2007
    ..Cost-effectiveness would be worse if prescribers do not comply with test results. The cost of this additional benefit may be higher than many countries can afford without external assistance or lower RDT prices...
  30. pmc Medicine sellers and malaria treatment in sub-Saharan Africa: what do they do and how can their practice be improved?
    Catherine Goodman
    Health Economics and Financing Programme, Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 77:203-18. 2007
    ..Interventions must be adapted to include artemisinin-based combination therapies, and their sustainability and potential to operate at a national level should be further explored...
  31. doi request reprint Countdown to 2015: assessment of official development assistance to maternal, newborn, and child health, 2003-08
    Catherine Pitt
    Health Economics and Financing Programme, Department of Global Health and Development, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 376:1485-96. 2010
    ..We analysed aid flows for maternal, newborn, and child health for 2007 and 2008 and updated previous estimates for 2003-06...
  32. pmc The impact of response to the results of diagnostic tests for malaria: cost-benefit analysis
    Yoel Lubell
    Health Economics and Financing Programme, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT
    BMJ 336:202-5. 2008
    ..This study tested the impact of clinicians' response to rapid diagnostic test or microscopy results on the costs and benefits of testing at different levels of malaria transmission and in different age groups...
  33. ncbi request reprint Scaling-up and sustaining insecticide-treated net coverage
    Jo Lines
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet Infect Dis 3:465-6; discussion 467-8. 2003
  34. 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
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Retail supply of malaria-related drugs in rural Tanzania: risks and opportunities
    Catherine Goodman
    Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 9:655-63. 2004
    ....
  36. pmc Drug shop regulation and malaria treatment in Tanzania--why do shops break the rules, and does it matter?
    Catherine Goodman
    Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Health Policy Plan 22:393-403. 2007
    ..Such a change in approach has the potential to provide a firmer platform for public-private collaboration to improve shop-based treatment...
  37. ncbi request reprint Health financing to promote access in low income settings-how much do we know?
    Natasha Palmer
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 364:1365-70. 2004
    ..Larger scale, upfront funding for evaluation of health financing initiatives is necessary to ensure an evidence base that corresponds to the importance of this issue for achieving development goals...
  38. ncbi request reprint Classical versus relational approaches to understanding controls on a contract with independent GPs in South Africa
    Natasha Palmer
    Health Policy Unit, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Health Econ 12:1005-20. 2003
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Contracts in the real world: case studies from Southern Africa
    Natasha Palmer
    Health Economics and Financing Programme, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine LSHTM, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Soc Sci Med 60:2505-14. 2005
    ....
  40. pmc A new face for private providers in developing countries: what implications for public health?
    Natasha Palmer
    Health Economics and Financing Programme, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, England
    Bull World Health Organ 81:292-7. 2003
    ..Even without such contractual arrangements, these companies provide an important lesson to the public sector that acceptability of services to users and low-cost service delivery are not incompatible objectives...
  41. pmc Dual job holding by public sector health professionals in highly resource-constrained settings: problem or solution?
    Stephen Jan
    Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, Londoin WC1E 7HT, England
    Bull World Health Organ 83:771-6. 2005
    ..In providing clearer policy guidance, future research in this area needs to adopt a more evaluative approach than that which has been used to date...
  42. ncbi request reprint The response of providers to capitation payment: a case-study from Thailand
    A Mills
    Health Economics and Financing Programme, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, U K
    Health Policy 51:163-80. 2000
    ..The paper ends by identifying lessons for both Thailand itself and for other countries...
  43. pmc Effect of removing direct payment for health care on utilisation and health outcomes in Ghanaian children: a randomised controlled trial
    Evelyn Korkor Ansah
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 6:e1000007. 2009
    ..This trial was designed to test the impact of free health care on health outcomes directly...
  44. ncbi request reprint Confusion, caring and tuberculosis diagnostic delay in Cape Town, South Africa
    J Skordis-Worrall
    Centre for International Health and Development, University College London Institute for Child Health, London, UK
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 14:171-80. 2010
    ..To explore the ways in which provider and patient behaviours interact to exacerbate diagnostic delay in Cape Town, South Africa...
  45. ncbi request reprint The costs of changing national policy: lessons from malaria treatment policy guidelines in Tanzania
    J A Mulligan
    Health Economics and Financing Programme, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 11:452-61. 2006
    ..To document the cost incurred by the Tanzanian government by changing the policy on first-line treatment of malaria, from chloroquine to sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine...
  46. ncbi request reprint From research to knowledge to action: the dual challenge of health systems research
    Anne Mills
    Health Economics and Financing Programme, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
    World Hosp Health Serv 40:18-23, 50, 51-2. 2004
    ..In this short paper I wish to address two key challenges that face health systems research. The first is to achieve legitimacy as a 'proper' research area. The second is to demonstrate influence on health policy and implementation...
  47. doi request reprint Patient costs for paediatric hospital admissions in Tanzania: a neglected burden?
    Priyanka Saksena
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Health Policy Plan 25:328-33. 2010
    ..However, little is known about out-of-pocket costs that may be incurred by families in seeking care for sick children. We conducted this study to identify the magnitude of these costs in relation to family income...
  48. 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...
  49. ncbi request reprint Mobilising financial resources for maternal health
    Jo Borghi
    Health Economics and Financing Programme, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Lancet 368:1457-65. 2006
    ..Resource tracking at country and donor levels will help hold countries and donors to account for their commitments to achieving the maternal health MDG...
  50. doi request reprint Rilpivirine Versus Efavirenz in HIV-1-Infected Subjects Receiving Emtricitabine/Tenofovir DF: Pooled 96-Week Data from ECHO and THRIVE Studies
    M R Nelson
    Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, UK
    HIV Clin Trials 14:81-91. 2013
    ..Higher rates of virologic failure in the RPV+FTC/TDF group were balanced with higher rates of discontinuations due to adverse events in the EFV+FTC/TDF group. ..
  51. doi request reprint New vaccine adoption: qualitative study of national decision-making processes in seven low- and middle-income countries
    H E D Burchett
    Department of Global Health and Development, Faculty of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SH, UK
    Health Policy Plan 27:ii5-16. 2012
    ..The potential for international initiatives to encourage evidence-informed decision-making should be realised, not assumed...
  52. ncbi request reprint Conquering the intolerable burden of malaria: what's new, what's needed: a summary
    Joel G Breman
    Disease Control Priorities in Developing Countries Project, Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 71:1-15. 2004
    ..With continued support for scientists and control workers globally, particularly in low-income malarious countries, the long-deferred dream of malaria elimination can become a reality...
  53. pmc Intervention complexity--a conceptual framework to inform priority-setting in health
    Christian A Gericke
    Department of Health Care Management, Berlin University of Technology, Berlin, D 10623, Germany
    Bull World Health Organ 83:285-93. 2005
    ..Reducing the technical complexity of interventions will be crucial to meeting the health-related Millennium Development Goals...
  54. ncbi request reprint Willingness to pay and determinants of choice for improved malaria treatment in rural Nepal
    Edward R Morey
    Department of Economics, University of Colorado, Campus Box 256, Boulder, CO 80309 0256, USA
    Soc Sci Med 57:155-65. 2003
    ..Wtp estimates vary significantly across households and allow one to assess how much different households would benefit or lose under different government proposals...
  55. ncbi request reprint Health sector regulation in Thailand: recent progress and the future agenda
    Yot Teerawattananon
    Senior Research Scholar, Programme in Health Policy and Systems, International Health Policy Program, Ministry of Public Health, Tiwanon Road, Nonthaburi, 11000, Thailand
    Health Policy 63:323-38. 2003
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint The economic impact of malaria in Africa: a critical review of the evidence
    Reginald Ikechukwu Chima
    Department of Economics, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria
    Health Policy 63:17-36. 2003
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint Financing reforms of public health services in China: lessons for other nations
    Xingzhu Liu
    Institute of Social Medicine and Health Policy, Shandong Medical University, Jinan, People s Republic of China
    Soc Sci Med 54:1691-8. 2002
    ..Once this step is made, the unintended consequences may outweigh the intended ones. Chinese experience strongly suggests that the government should take a very active role in financing public health services...
  58. ncbi request reprint Improving the health of the global poor
    Prabhat Jha
    World Health Organization WHO, Geneva 01220, Switzerland
    Science 295:2036-9. 2002
    ..Such a program is feasible and would avoid millions of child, maternal, and adult deaths annually in poor countries...
  59. ncbi request reprint The economics of malaria in pregnancy--a review of the evidence and research priorities
    Eve Worrall
    Liverpool Associates in Tropical Health, Liverpool, UK
    Lancet Infect Dis 7:156-68. 2007
    ..Research priorities on the economics of malaria in pregnancy are identified...
  60. ncbi request reprint Health systems development in four Caribbean territories: introduction
    Edison Haqq
    Health Policy 62:55-63. 2002
  61. ncbi request reprint Scaling up priority health interventions in Tanzania: the human resources challenge
    Christoph Kurowski
    Latin America and the Caribean, World Bank, Washington DC 20433, USA
    Health Policy Plan 22:113-27. 2007
    ....
  62. ncbi request reprint Do malaria control interventions reach the poor? A view through the equity lens
    Lawrence M Barat
    Human Development, Africa Region, World Bank, Washington, District of Columbia 20009, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 71:174-8. 2004
    ..To achieve impact and overcome such inequities, malaria control efforts must begin to incorporate approaches relevant to equity in program design, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation...
  63. ncbi request reprint The economics of social marketing: the case of mosquito nets in Tanzania
    Nassor Kikumbih
    Operational Research Manager, Axios Foundation Tanzania, P O Box 78547, Lugalo Street 78 Upanga, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Soc Sci Med 60:369-81. 2005
    ..These findings are interpreted in the context of Tanzania's national plan for scaling up ITNs...
  64. ncbi request reprint Price discrimination in obstetric services--a case study in Bangladesh
    Mohammad Amin
    Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Health Research Institute, Ottawa, Canada
    Health Econ 13:597-604. 2004
    ....
  65. ncbi request reprint Overcoming health-systems constraints to achieve the Millennium Development Goals
    Phyllida Travis
    Department of Health System Policies, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 364:900-6. 2004
    ..The forthcoming Ministerial Summit on Health Research seeks to help define a learning agenda for health systems, so that by 2015, substantial progress will have been made to reducing the system constraints to achieving the MDGs...
  66. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of malaria control interventions when malaria mortality is low: insecticide-treated nets versus in-house residual spraying in India
    Mrigesh R Bhatia
    Department of Social Policy, London School of Economics, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE, UK
    Soc Sci Med 59:525-39. 2004
    ..799 (US$ 22). The conclusions were robust to changes in assumptions. This study expands the scope of recent comparative economic evaluations of ITNs and IRS, since it was carried out in a low mortality malaria endemic area...
  67. doi request reprint From Mexico to Mali: progress in health policy and systems research
    Sara Bennett
    Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 372:1571-8. 2008
    ..Recommendations from the summit in Mexico remain pertinent, and momentum towards their achievement must be accelerated through the ministerial forum in Mali and beyond...
  68. pmc Coping with the cost burdens of illness: combining qualitative and quantitative methods in longitudinal, household research
    Jane Goudge
    Centre for Health Policy, School of Public Health, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa
    Scand J Public Health Suppl 69:181-5. 2007
    ....
  69. pmc Learning from Thailand's health reforms
    Adrian Towse
    Office of Health Economics, London SW1A 2DY
    BMJ 328:103-5. 2004
  70. ncbi request reprint The influence of bonus payments to doctors on hospital revenue: results of a quasi-experimental study
    Xingzhu Liu
    Abt Associates Inc, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Appl Health Econ Health Policy 2:91-8. 2003
    ..The results highlight the potential risks of linking remuneration too closely with revenue generation, and the need to ensure adequate attention to mechanisms of control and accountability when hospitals are given greater autonomy...
  71. ncbi request reprint Management initiatives in a community-based health insurance scheme
    Tara Sinha
    Self Employed Women s Association, Chanda Niwas, Opposite Karnavati Hospital, Ellisbridge, Ahmedabad, India
    Int J Health Plann Manage 22:289-300. 2007
    ..While the changes that were introduced took some time to be accepted by team members, the commitment of the CBHI's leadership to these initiatives was critical to their success...