Affiliation: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
- 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...
- A perspective on the analysis of credible commitment and myopia in health sector decision makingStephen Jan
Health Economics and Financing Programme, Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
Health Policy 63:269-78. 2003..However, the importance of the notion of commitment needs to be recognised against the background of other institutional factors that may influence decision making...
- A politico-economic analysis of decision making in funding health service organisationsStephen Jan
Health Economics and Financing Programme, Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
Soc Sci Med 57:427-35. 2003..The results indicate that such a process can be effective in not only generating the necessary goodwill to enable such group decision making, but also in establishing a more realistic set of policy recommendations...
- Why does economic analysis in health care not get implemented more? Towards a greater understanding of the rules of the game and the costs of decision makingStephen Jan
Health Economics and Financing Programme, Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel St, London WCIE 7HT, UK
Appl Health Econ Health Policy 2:17-24. 2003....
- How do we determine whether community health workers are cost-effective? Some core methodological issuesDamian G Walker
Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
J Community Health 30:221-9. 2005..Therefore, this paper aims to examine the means by which economic methods can be extended to provide evidence regarding the cost-effectiveness of CHWs in developing countries...
- Measuring the benefits of health promotion programmes: application of the contingent valuation methodJosephine Borghi
Health Policy Unit, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, United Kingdom
Health Policy 87:235-48. 2008..Future research should address the relative value of non-health compared to health benefits; and motivations behind non-user values and their consistency across settings...
- Economic assessment of a women's group intervention to improve birth outcomes in rural NepalJosephine Borghi
Infectious Disease and Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
Lancet 366:1882-4. 2005..Sensitivity analysis showed a variation from 83 dollars to 263 dollars per LYS for most variables. This intervention could provide a cost-effective way of reducing neonatal deaths...
- Using focus groups to develop contingent valuation scenarios--a case study of women's groups in rural NepalJosephine Borghi
Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel St, London WC1E 7HT, UK
Soc Sci Med 64:531-42. 2007..They also familiarised field workers with the concept of WTP. Further work of this kind will help to highlight additional advantages and limitations of qualitative approaches to survey design...
- An holistic economic evaluation of an Aboriginal community-controlled midwifery programme in Western SydneyStephen Jan
Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
J Health Serv Res Policy 9:14-21. 2004..To conduct an holistic economic evaluation of an Aboriginal community (Daruk)-controlled midwifery service in Western Sydney...
- How can we achieve global equity in provision of renal replacement therapy?Sarah L White
The George Institute for International Health, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Missenden Road, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Bull World Health Organ 86:229-37. 2008..Prevention of end-stage kidney disease, ideally as part of an integrated approach to chronic vascular diseases, must also be a key objective...
- Childhood obesity, values and the marketStephen Jan
Int J Pediatr Obes 1:131-2. 2006
- Accounting for institutional change in health economic evaluation: a program to tackle HIV/AIDS and gender violence in Southern AfricaStephen Jan
The George Institute for International Health, P O Box M201, Missenden Road, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia
Soc Sci Med 66:922-32. 2008..This case study highlights how health sector interventions can effect institutional changes and how these are captured within a theory-based economic evaluation framework...
- Staking a claim for claims: a case study of resource allocation in Australian Aboriginal health careGavin Mooney
Centre for International Health, Curth University, Perth, Western Australia
Soc Sci Med 54:1657-67. 2002..The paper discusses ways in which they can be applied to the problem of deciding how to allocate resources in Aboriginal health...