Margaret Elizabeth Kruk

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Household decision-making about delivery in health facilities: evidence from Tanzania
    E J Danforth
    Department of Anthropology, University of South Florida, 4202 E Fowler Avenue, Tampa, Florida 33620, USA
    J Health Popul Nutr 27:696-703. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint The relation between intermittent dosing and adherence: preliminary insights
    Margaret E Kruk
    School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2029, USA
    Clin Ther 28:1989-95. 2006
  3. pmc Rural practice preferences among medical students in Ghana: a discrete choice experiment
    Margaret E Kruk
    Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 1415 Washington Heights M3166 SPH II, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, United States of America
    Bull World Health Organ 88:333-41. 2010
  4. doi request reprint The contribution of primary care to health and health systems in low- and middle-income countries: a critical review of major primary care initiatives
    Margaret Elizabeth Kruk
    University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI, United States
    Soc Sci Med 70:904-11. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Rebuilding health systems to improve health and promote statebuilding in post-conflict countries: a theoretical framework and research agenda
    Margaret E Kruk
    University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Health Management and Policy, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Soc Sci Med 70:89-97. 2010
  6. pmc Women's preferences for place of delivery in rural Tanzania: a population-based discrete choice experiment
    Margaret E Kruk
    Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:1666-72. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Borrowing and selling to pay for health care in low- and middle-income countries
    Margaret E Kruk
    Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:1056-66. 2009
  8. pmc Are doctors and nurses associated with coverage of essential health services in developing countries? A cross-sectional study
    Margaret E Kruk
    University of Michigan School of Public Health, Department of Health Management and Policy, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Hum Resour Health 7:27. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Bypassing primary care facilities for childbirth: a population-based study in rural Tanzania
    Margaret E Kruk
    University of Michigan School of Public Health, Department of Health Management and Policy, 109 Observatory Road, SPH II M3166, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109, USA
    Health Policy Plan 24:279-88. 2009
  10. doi request reprint User fee exemptions are not enough: out-of-pocket payments for 'free' delivery services in rural Tanzania
    Margaret E Kruk
    Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 13:1442-51. 2008

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. pmc Household decision-making about delivery in health facilities: evidence from Tanzania
    E J Danforth
    Department of Anthropology, University of South Florida, 4202 E Fowler Avenue, Tampa, Florida 33620, USA
    J Health Popul Nutr 27:696-703. 2009
    ..These findings suggest that both partners should be included in the decision-making process regarding delivery to raise rates of delivery at facility...
  2. ncbi request reprint The relation between intermittent dosing and adherence: preliminary insights
    Margaret E Kruk
    School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2029, USA
    Clin Ther 28:1989-95. 2006
    ..However, the effect on adherence of intermittent dosing regimens has not been studied...
  3. pmc Rural practice preferences among medical students in Ghana: a discrete choice experiment
    Margaret E Kruk
    Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 1415 Washington Heights M3166 SPH II, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, United States of America
    Bull World Health Organ 88:333-41. 2010
    ..To determine how specific job attributes influenced fourth year medical students' stated preference for hypothetical rural job postings in Ghana...
  4. doi request reprint The contribution of primary care to health and health systems in low- and middle-income countries: a critical review of major primary care initiatives
    Margaret Elizabeth Kruk
    University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI, United States
    Soc Sci Med 70:904-11. 2010
    ..g., responsiveness, efficiency) and to what extent models of care can be exported to different settings...
  5. doi request reprint Rebuilding health systems to improve health and promote statebuilding in post-conflict countries: a theoretical framework and research agenda
    Margaret E Kruk
    University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Health Management and Policy, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Soc Sci Med 70:89-97. 2010
    ..We review the conceptual basis and extant empirical evidence for these mechanisms, identify knowledge gaps, and suggest a research agenda...
  6. pmc Women's preferences for place of delivery in rural Tanzania: a population-based discrete choice experiment
    Margaret E Kruk
    Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:1666-72. 2009
    ..We fielded a population-based discrete choice experiment (DCE) in rural western Tanzania, where only one third of women deliver children in a health facility, to evaluate health-system factors that influence women's delivery decisions...
  7. doi request reprint Borrowing and selling to pay for health care in low- and middle-income countries
    Margaret E Kruk
    Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:1056-66. 2009
    ..The risk was higher among the poorest households and in countries with less health insurance. Health systems in developing countries are failing to protect families from the financial risks of seeking health care...
  8. pmc Are doctors and nurses associated with coverage of essential health services in developing countries? A cross-sectional study
    Margaret E Kruk
    University of Michigan School of Public Health, Department of Health Management and Policy, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Hum Resour Health 7:27. 2009
    ..We examined the relationship between doctor and nurse concentrations and utilization rates of five essential health services in developing countries...
  9. doi request reprint Bypassing primary care facilities for childbirth: a population-based study in rural Tanzania
    Margaret E Kruk
    University of Michigan School of Public Health, Department of Health Management and Policy, 109 Observatory Road, SPH II M3166, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109, USA
    Health Policy Plan 24:279-88. 2009
    ..Investing in improved quality of care in primary care facilities may reduce bypassing and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the health system in providing coverage for facility delivery in rural Africa...
  10. doi request reprint User fee exemptions are not enough: out-of-pocket payments for 'free' delivery services in rural Tanzania
    Margaret E Kruk
    Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 13:1442-51. 2008
    ..To identify the main drivers of costs of facility delivery and the financial consequences for households among rural women in Tanzania, a country with a policy of delivery fee exemptions...
  11. ncbi request reprint Health care financing and utilization of maternal health services in developing countries
    Margaret E Kruk
    University of Michigan School of Public Health, Department of Health Management and Policy, SPH II M3166, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109, USA
    Health Policy Plan 22:303-10. 2007
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  12. ncbi request reprint Economic evaluation of surgically trained assistant medical officers in performing major obstetric surgery in Mozambique
    M E Kruk
    Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    BJOG 114:1253-60. 2007
    ..T├ęcnicos de cirurgia have been previously shown to have quality of care outcomes comparable to physicians...
  13. ncbi request reprint Assessing health system performance in developing countries: a review of the literature
    Margaret Elizabeth Kruk
    University of Michigan School of Public Health, Department of Health Management and Policy, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Health Policy 85:263-76. 2008
    ..This framework and review of indicators may be helpful to health policy makers interested in assessing the effects of different policies, expenditures, and organizational structures on health outputs and outcomes in developing countries...
  14. pmc Equity of skilled birth attendant utilization in developing countries: financing and policy determinants
    Margaret E Kruk
    Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:142-7. 2008
    ..We assessed whether redistributive government policies in the context of higher levels of health spending were associated with more-equitable use of skilled birth attendants (doctors, nurses, or midwives) between rich and poor...
  15. doi request reprint Timing of default from tuberculosis treatment: a systematic review
    Margaret E Kruk
    Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 13:703-12. 2008
    ..To provide a systematic assessment of the timing of default from tuberculosis (TB) treatment which could help to quantify the potential contribution of new shorter duration TB drugs to global TB control...
  16. doi request reprint Emergency preparedness and public health systems lessons for developing countries
    Margaret E Kruk
    University of Michigan School of Public Health, Department of Health Management and Policy, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Am J Prev Med 34:529-34. 2008
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  17. pmc Sustainable control of water-related infectious diseases: a review and proposal for interdisciplinary health-based systems research
    Stuart Batterman
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:1023-32. 2009
    ..Here we review historical practices in water-related infectious disease research and propose an interdisciplinary public health oriented systems approach to research and intervention design...
  18. doi request reprint Source of antenatal care influences facility delivery in rural Tanzania: a population-based study
    Peter C Rockers
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, 109 Observatory Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Matern Child Health J 13:879-85. 2009
    ..METHOds: We selected a population-representative sample of households in a rural district of western Tanzania. Women who had given birth within five years were asked about their most recent delivery and antenatal care...
  19. doi request reprint Village characteristics associated with posttraumatic stress symptoms in postconflict Liberia
    Peter C Rockers
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Epidemiology 21:454-8. 2010
    ..Group-level factors may be associated with mental health. We assessed whether various village-level variables were associated with posttraumatic stress symptoms in a resettled postconflict population in Liberia...
  20. pmc Persistent psychopathology in the wake of civil war: long-term posttraumatic stress disorder in Nimba County, Liberia
    Sandro Galea
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:1745-51. 2010
    ..We assessed the geographical distribution of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in postconflict Nimba County, Liberia, nearly 2 decades after the end of primary conflict in the area, and we related this pattern to the history of conflict...