Damian G Walker

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint WHO Guide for standardisation of economic evaluations of immunization programmes
    Damian G Walker
    Health Economics, Health Systems Program, Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Vaccine 28:2356-9. 2010
  2. pmc A factorial-design cluster randomised controlled trial investigating the cost-effectiveness of a nutrition supplement and an exercise programme on pneumonia incidence, walking capacity and body mass index in older people living in Santiago, Chile: the CEN
    Alan D Dangour
    Nutrition and Public Health Intervention Research Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Nutr J 6:14. 2007
  3. pmc An internal health systems research portfolio assessment of a low-income country research institution
    Tracey P Koehlmoos
    Health and Family Planning Systems Programme, ICDDR, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    Health Res Policy Syst 8:8. 2010
  4. 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
  5. pmc DRG coding practice: a nationwide hospital survey in Thailand
    Krit Pongpirul
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:290. 2011
  6. pmc A qualitative study of DRG coding practice in hospitals under the Thai Universal Coverage scheme
    Krit Pongpirul
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:71. 2011
  7. pmc Lack of effective communication between communities and hospitals in Uganda: a qualitative exploration of missing links
    Elizeus Rutebemberwa
    Department of Health Policy, Planning and Management, Makerere University School of Public Health, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:146. 2009
  8. pmc Methods for economic evaluation of a factorial-design cluster randomised controlled trial of a nutrition supplement and an exercise programme among healthy older people living in Santiago, Chile: the CENEX study
    Damian G Walker
    Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:85. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness and economic benefits of vaccines in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review
    Sachiko Ozawa
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, United States
    Vaccine 31:96-108. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Estimated economic benefits during the 'decade of vaccines' include treatment savings, gains in labor productivity
    Meghan L Stack
    Department of International Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, in Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:1021-8. 2011

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Publications22

  1. doi request reprint WHO Guide for standardisation of economic evaluations of immunization programmes
    Damian G Walker
    Health Economics, Health Systems Program, Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Vaccine 28:2356-9. 2010
    ..They aim to provide clear and concise, practical and high quality guidance for those who conduct economic evaluations...
  2. pmc A factorial-design cluster randomised controlled trial investigating the cost-effectiveness of a nutrition supplement and an exercise programme on pneumonia incidence, walking capacity and body mass index in older people living in Santiago, Chile: the CEN
    Alan D Dangour
    Nutrition and Public Health Intervention Research Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Nutr J 6:14. 2007
    ..trial registration: isrctn48153354...
  3. pmc An internal health systems research portfolio assessment of a low-income country research institution
    Tracey P Koehlmoos
    Health and Family Planning Systems Programme, ICDDR, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    Health Res Policy Syst 8:8. 2010
    ..Further, it can serve as a model for other institutions striving to assess and develop health systems research programmes and capacity...
  4. 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
    ....
  5. pmc DRG coding practice: a nationwide hospital survey in Thailand
    Krit Pongpirul
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:290. 2011
    ..Diagnosis Related Group (DRG) payment is preferred by healthcare reform in various countries but its implementation in resource-limited countries has not been fully explored...
  6. pmc A qualitative study of DRG coding practice in hospitals under the Thai Universal Coverage scheme
    Krit Pongpirul
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:71. 2011
    ....
  7. pmc Lack of effective communication between communities and hospitals in Uganda: a qualitative exploration of missing links
    Elizeus Rutebemberwa
    Department of Health Policy, Planning and Management, Makerere University School of Public Health, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:146. 2009
    ..This study explored how communities that live around hospitals pass on their views to and receive feedback from the hospitals' management and administration...
  8. pmc Methods for economic evaluation of a factorial-design cluster randomised controlled trial of a nutrition supplement and an exercise programme among healthy older people living in Santiago, Chile: the CENEX study
    Damian G Walker
    Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:85. 2009
    ..The purpose of this paper is to describe in detail the methods that will be used to estimate the incremental costs and cost-effectiveness of the interventions...
  9. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness and economic benefits of vaccines in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review
    Sachiko Ozawa
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, United States
    Vaccine 31:96-108. 2012
    ..As vaccine costs rise and competing priorities increase, economic evidence is likely to play an increasingly important role in vaccination decisions...
  10. doi request reprint Estimated economic benefits during the 'decade of vaccines' include treatment savings, gains in labor productivity
    Meghan L Stack
    Department of International Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, in Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:1021-8. 2011
    ..Monetary estimates based on this type of analysis can be used to determine the return on investment in immunization from both the international community and local governments, and they should be considered in policy making...
  11. doi request reprint Global status of Haemophilus influenzae type b and pneumococcal conjugate vaccines: evidence, policies, and introductions
    Orin S Levine
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, International Vaccine Access Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 23:236-41. 2010
    ..This study reviews the status of vaccine use globally and the evidence base that supports policy recommendations for use of these vaccines in children...
  12. pmc Directing diarrhoeal disease research towards disease-burden reduction
    Margaret Kosek
    Department of International Health, Joins Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Health Popul Nutr 27:319-31. 2009
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Poverty and access to health care in developing countries
    David H Peters
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, Rm E8132, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1136:161-71. 2008
    ..The challenge remains to find ways to ensure that vulnerable populations have a say in how strategies are developed, implemented, and accounted for in ways that demonstrate improvements in access by the poor...
  14. doi request reprint Prevalence of antibiotic-resistant Salmonella in fish in Guangdong, China
    Edward I Broughton
    International Health Department, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 6:519-21. 2009
    ..This information can help identify risks of human exposure to Salmonella and guide decisions of whether to include farmed fish samples in routine food surveillance for Salmonella...
  15. doi request reprint Horizontal equity and efficiency at primary health care facilities in rural Afghanistan: a seemingly unrelated regression approach
    Benjamin Johns
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of International Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Soc Sci Med 89:25-31. 2013
    ..In determining where to build or staff health centers, this loss of efficiency may be offset by progress toward a social policy objective of providing services to disadvantaged rural populations...
  16. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of new WHO recommendations for prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in a resource-limited setting
    Maunank Shah
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    AIDS 25:1093-102. 2011
    ....
  17. doi request reprint Comparison of trust in public vs private health care providers in rural Cambodia
    Sachiko Ozawa
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St E8003, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Policy Plan 26:i20-9. 2011
    ..This study illustrates the importance of trust as a unique concept that can affect people's choice of health care providers in a low-income country...
  18. pmc Cost effectiveness in low- and middle-income countries: a review of the debates surrounding decision rules
    Samuel D Shillcutt
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Pharmacoeconomics 27:903-17. 2009
    ..Advantages and disadvantages of each method for defining lambda are outlined, followed by an exploration of methodological and policy implications...
  19. pmc Health care seeking for childhood diarrhea in developing countries: evidence from seven sites in Africa and Asia
    Dilruba Nasrin
    Department of Pediatrics and Medicine, Center for Vaccine Development, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 89:3-12. 2013
    ..Moreover, the surveys suggest key targets for educational interventions that might improve the outcome of diarrheal diseases in low-resource settings...
  20. doi request reprint During the 'decade of vaccines,' the lives of 6.4 million children valued at $231 billion could be saved
    Sachiko Ozawa
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:1010-20. 2011
    ..It highlights the major economic benefits made possible by improving vaccine coverage...
  21. ncbi request reprint Trust in the context of community-based health insurance schemes in Cambodia: villagers' trust in health insurers
    Sachiko Ozawa
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Adv Health Econ Health Serv Res 21:107-32. 2009
    ..To understand the role and influence of villagers' trust for the health insurer on enrollment in a community-based health insurance (CBHI) scheme in Cambodia...
  22. doi request reprint The cost-effectiveness of rotavirus vaccination in Malawi
    Stephen A Berry
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Infect Dis 202:S108-15. 2010
    ..Nations such as Malawi, where Rotarix is currently under phase III investigation, may nevertheless face difficult economic choices in considering vaccine adoption...