Sophie Witter

Summary

Affiliation: University of Aberdeen
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Removal of user fees for caesareans and under-fives in northern Sudan: a review of policy implementation and effectiveness
    Sophie Witter
    Immpact, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Int J Health Plann Manage 28:e95-e120. 2013
  2. pmc An exploratory study of the policy process and early implementation of the free NHIS coverage for pregnant women in Ghana
    Sophie Witter
    FEMHealth project, Immpact, Institute of Applied Health Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, UK
    Int J Equity Health 12:16. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Service- and population-based exemptions: are these the way forward for equity and efficiency in health financing in low-income countries?
    Sophie Witter
    Immpact, University of Aberden, UK
    Adv Health Econ Health Serv Res 21:251-88. 2009
  4. doi request reprint The national free delivery and caesarean policy in Senegal: evaluating process and outcomes
    Sophie Witter
    Immpact, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, UK
    Health Policy Plan 25:384-92. 2010
  5. doi request reprint The national free delivery policy in Nepal: early evidence of its effects on health facilities
    Sophie Witter
    Immpact, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Health Policy Plan 26:ii84-91. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Paying for performance to improve the delivery of health interventions in low- and middle-income countries 
    Sophie Witter
    Immpact, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK 2Global Health Unit, Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Oslo, Norway
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2:CD007899. 2012

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. doi request reprint Removal of user fees for caesareans and under-fives in northern Sudan: a review of policy implementation and effectiveness
    Sophie Witter
    Immpact, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Int J Health Plann Manage 28:e95-e120. 2013
    ..Some of these are particular to Sudan, but many are shared, and indicate important lessons for improving access to and quality of care for women and children in Africa...
  2. pmc An exploratory study of the policy process and early implementation of the free NHIS coverage for pregnant women in Ghana
    Sophie Witter
    FEMHealth project, Immpact, Institute of Applied Health Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, UK
    Int J Equity Health 12:16. 2013
    ..During the same year, free membership was made available to all children (under-18). This article presents an exploratory qualitative analysis of how the policy of free maternal membership was developed and how it is being implemented...
  3. ncbi request reprint Service- and population-based exemptions: are these the way forward for equity and efficiency in health financing in low-income countries?
    Sophie Witter
    Immpact, University of Aberden, UK
    Adv Health Econ Health Serv Res 21:251-88. 2009
    ..This chapter aims to examine the impact and conditions for effectiveness of this recent health finance modality...
  4. doi request reprint The national free delivery and caesarean policy in Senegal: evaluating process and outcomes
    Sophie Witter
    Immpact, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, UK
    Health Policy Plan 25:384-92. 2010
    ..These findings are likely to be relevant to other countries currently experimenting with similar approaches to reducing financial barriers to skilled attendance at delivery...
  5. doi request reprint The national free delivery policy in Nepal: early evidence of its effects on health facilities
    Sophie Witter
    Immpact, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Health Policy Plan 26:ii84-91. 2011
    ..It will be challenging to build on the gains of the past few years and sustain them, at the same time as merging the separate free care funding streams...
  6. doi request reprint Paying for performance to improve the delivery of health interventions in low- and middle-income countries 
    Sophie Witter
    Immpact, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK 2Global Health Unit, Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Oslo, Norway
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2:CD007899. 2012
    ..A review of evidence on effectiveness is therefore timely, especially as this is an area of growing interest for funders and governments...