private sector

Summary

Summary: That distinct portion of the institutional, industrial, or economic structure of a country that is controlled or owned by non-governmental, private interests.

Top Publications

  1. pmc Got ACTs? Availability, price, market share and provider knowledge of anti-malarial medicines in public and private sector outlets in six malaria-endemic countries
    Kathryn A O'Connell
    Population Services International, Malaria and Child Survival Department, P O Box 43640, Nairobi, Kenya
    Malar J 10:326. 2011
  2. pmc Quality of private and public ambulatory health care in low and middle income countries: systematic review of comparative studies
    Sima Berendes
    Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK
    PLoS Med 8:e1000433. 2011
  3. ncbi Prices, availability and affordability of essential medicines in rural areas of Hubei Province, China
    Hao Yang
    Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, 13 Hangkong Road, Wuhan, Hubei Province, 430030, PR China
    Health Policy Plan 25:219-29. 2010
  4. pmc Using and joining a franchised private sector provider network in Myanmar
    Kathryn O'Connell
    Population Services International, Nairobi, Kenya
    PLoS ONE 6:e28364. 2011
  5. ncbi Towards achievement of universal health care in India by 2020: a call to action
    K Srinath Reddy
    Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi, India
    Lancet 377:760-8. 2011
  6. pmc Socially-marketed rapid diagnostic tests and ACT in the private sector: ten years of experience in Cambodia
    Shunmay Yeung
    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
    Malar J 10:243. 2011
  7. ncbi Effect of the Affordable Medicines Facility--malaria (AMFm) on the availability, price, and market share of quality-assured artemisinin-based combination therapies in seven countries: a before-and-after analysis of outlet survey data
    Sarah Tougher
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 380:1916-26. 2012
  8. pmc Private sector participation and health system performance in sub-saharan Africa
    Joanne Yoong
    RAND Corporation, Arlington, Virginia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e13243. 2010
  9. 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
  10. pmc The impact of retail-sector delivery of artemether-lumefantrine on malaria treatment of children under five in Kenya: a cluster randomized controlled trial
    Beth P Kangwana
    Malaria Public Health and Epidemiology Group, Kenya Medical Research Institute Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Kenya
    PLoS Med 8:e1000437. 2011

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  1. pmc Got ACTs? Availability, price, market share and provider knowledge of anti-malarial medicines in public and private sector outlets in six malaria-endemic countries
    Kathryn A O'Connell
    Population Services International, Malaria and Child Survival Department, P O Box 43640, Nairobi, Kenya
    Malar J 10:326. 2011
    ..This paper presents supply side data from ACTwatch outlet surveys in Benin, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Madagascar, Nigeria, Uganda and Zambia...
  2. pmc Quality of private and public ambulatory health care in low and middle income countries: systematic review of comparative studies
    Sima Berendes
    Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK
    PLoS Med 8:e1000433. 2011
    In developing countries, the private sector provides a substantial proportion of primary health care to low income groups for communicable and non-communicable diseases. These providers are therefore central to improving health outcomes...
  3. ncbi Prices, availability and affordability of essential medicines in rural areas of Hubei Province, China
    Hao Yang
    Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, 13 Hangkong Road, Wuhan, Hubei Province, 430030, PR China
    Health Policy Plan 25:219-29. 2010
    ..To investigate the availability of essential medicines and their prices in Hubei province...
  4. pmc Using and joining a franchised private sector provider network in Myanmar
    Kathryn O'Connell
    Population Services International, Nairobi, Kenya
    PLoS ONE 6:e28364. 2011
    ..Taken together, these two aims provide an opportunity to explore the symbiotic relationship between client satisfaction and provider incentives to increase the utilization of reproductive health care services...
  5. ncbi Towards achievement of universal health care in India by 2020: a call to action
    K Srinath Reddy
    Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi, India
    Lancet 377:760-8. 2011
    ..quality and reduce the out-of-pocket expenditure on health care through a well regulated integration of the private sector within the national health-care system...
  6. pmc Socially-marketed rapid diagnostic tests and ACT in the private sector: ten years of experience in Cambodia
    Shunmay Yeung
    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
    Malar J 10:243. 2011
    ..to date, there is little documented experience in the programmatic implementation of subsidized ACT in the private sector. Cambodia is in the unique position of having more than 10 years of experience not only in implementing ..
  7. ncbi Effect of the Affordable Medicines Facility--malaria (AMFm) on the availability, price, and market share of quality-assured artemisinin-based combination therapies in seven countries: a before-and-after analysis of outlet survey data
    Sarah Tougher
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 380:1916-26. 2012
    ..We present findings on the effect of AMFm on QAACT price, availability, and market share, 6-15 months after the delivery of subsidised ACTs in Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Niger, Nigeria, Uganda, and Tanzania (including Zanzibar)...
  8. pmc Private sector participation and health system performance in sub-saharan Africa
    Joanne Yoong
    RAND Corporation, Arlington, Virginia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e13243. 2010
    ..Critics argue that the high prices charged in the private sector limits the use of health care among the poorest, consequently reducing access and equity in the use of health ..
  9. 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
    ..Both the public and private sector deliver health care in these countries, but the appropriate role for each of these sectors in health system ..
  10. pmc The impact of retail-sector delivery of artemether-lumefantrine on malaria treatment of children under five in Kenya: a cluster randomized controlled trial
    Beth P Kangwana
    Malaria Public Health and Epidemiology Group, Kenya Medical Research Institute Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Kenya
    PLoS Med 8:e1000437. 2011
    It has been proposed that artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) be subsidised in the private sector in order to improve affordability and access...
  11. pmc Socio-economic and ethnic group inequities in antenatal care quality in the public and private sector in Brazil
    C G Victora
    Rua Marechal Deodoro, Pelotas, RS, Brazil
    Health Policy Plan 25:253-61. 2010
    ..Also, little information exists on quality differences between public and private providers...
  12. ncbi Access to health care in developing countries: breaking down demand side barriers
    Owen O'Donnell
    Department of Balkan, Slavic and Oriental Studies, University of Macedonia, 156 Egnatia Street, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Cad Saude Publica 23:2820-34. 2007
    ..Only through experimentation and evaluation will we learn what works in raising health care utilization, particularly among the poor in the developing world...
  13. ncbi Assessment of doctors' knowledge regarding tuberculosis management in Lucknow, India: a public-private sector comparison
    N Vandan
    Global Health Policy, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Public Health 123:484-9. 2009
    ..This study was conducted to assess the knowledge of doctors in the public and private sectors regarding TB control and management...
  14. pmc Strategies to reduce exclusion among populations living in urban slum settlements in Bangladesh
    Sabina Faiz Rashid
    James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 27:574-86. 2009
    ..Despite some strategies adopted to ensure better access to water and health, overall, the country does not have a comprehensive policy for urban slum residents, and the situation remains bleak...
  15. ncbi Utilization of HIV-related services from the private health sector: A multi-country analysis
    Wenjuan Wang
    Demographic and Health Surveys DHS, ICF Macro, 11785 Beltsville Drive, Calverton, MD 20705, USA
    Soc Sci Med 72:216-23. 2011
    ..We conclude that as the global AIDS response evolves from emergency relief to sustained country programs, broader consideration of the role of the private for-profit health sector may be warranted...
  16. ncbi Utilization and expenditure at public and private facilities in 39 low-income countries
    Priyanka Saksena
    Department of Health Systems Financing, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Trop Med Int Health 17:23-35. 2012
    ..To document the patterns of health service utilization and health payments at public and private facilities across countries...
  17. ncbi Career intentions of medical students in the setting of Nepal's rapidly expanding private medical education system
    Ian Huntington
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Health Policy Plan 27:417-28. 2012
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  18. ncbi Dental needs and socioeconomic status associated with utilization of dental services in the presence of dental pain: a case-control study in children
    Juan José Villalobos-Rodelo
    Preventive Medicine Area, Unidad de Medicina Familiar del ISSSTE, Navolato, Sinaloa, Mexico
    J Orofac Pain 24:279-86. 2010
    ..To identify the effect of unmet dental treatment needs and socioeconomic and sociodemographic variables on the patterns of dental visits in the presence of dental pain in 6- to 12-year-old Mexican schoolchildren...
  19. ncbi Role of the private sector in the provision of immunization services in low- and middle-income countries
    Ann Levin
    Independent Consultant, 6414 Hollins Dr, Bethesda, MD 20817, USA
    Health Policy Plan 26:i4-12. 2011
    The authors conducted a literature review on the role of the private sector in low- and middle-income countries...
  20. ncbi Knowledge, attitudes and practices of private sector providers of tuberculosis care: a scoping review
    C A Bell
    The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 15:1005-17. 2011
    The past decade has seen a significant increase in private sector provision of tuberculosis (TB)care...
  21. ncbi An analysis of private health insurance purchasing decisions with national health insurance in Taiwan
    Tsai Ching Liu
    Department ol Puhlie Finance, National Taipei University, Taiwan
    Soc Sci Med 55:755-74. 2002
    ..In addition, one important implication in the private health insurance market is highlighted. There is no complementarity between the public and private systems...
  22. pmc Private sector, human resources and health franchising in Africa
    Ndola Prata
    Bixby Population Program, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 1690, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 83:274-9. 2005
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  23. ncbi How do countries regulate the health sector? Evidence from Tanzania and Zimbabwe
    L Kumaranayake
    Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Health Policy Plan 15:357-67. 2000
    ..The health sectors in many low- and middle-income countries have been characterized in recent years by extensive private sector activity...
  24. pmc Patterns of case management and chemoprevention for malaria-in-pregnancy by public and private sector health providers in Enugu state, Nigeria
    Ogochukwu C Onwujekwe
    Department of Pharmacy, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Ituku Ozalla, Enugu State, Nigeria
    BMC Res Notes 5:211. 2012
    ..Information is required on how to improve its prevention and treatment from both the providers' and consumers' perspectives...
  25. pmc Artemisinin-based combination therapy availability and use in the private sector of five AMFm phase 1 countries
    Ben Davis
    Axios International, 7, Boulevard de Madeleine, Paris, 75001, France
    Malar J 12:135. 2013
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  26. ncbi Public policy and private health insurance: distributional impact on public and private hospital usage
    Agnes E Walker
    Australian Centre for Economic Research on Health, Australian National University, Barry Drive Building 62, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 31:305-14. 2007
    ..To study the effectiveness of recent private health insurance (PHI) reforms, in particular the 30% rebate and Lifetime Health Cover, in terms of their stated aim of reducing the load on public hospitals...
  27. ncbi Health care of female outpatients in south-central India: comparing public and private sector provision
    Jagdish Bhatia
    Centre for Population Studies, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 49 51 Bedford Square, London, WC1B 3DP, UK
    Health Policy Plan 19:402-9. 2004
    ..The mean length of consultation was 2.81 minutes in the public sector and 6.68 minutes in the private sector. Compared with public-sector practitioners, private practitioners were significantly more likely to undertake ..
  28. pmc The use of private-sector contracts for primary health care: theory, evidence and lessons for low-income and middle-income countries
    N Palmer
    Health Economics and Financing Programme, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, England
    Bull World Health Organ 78:821-9. 2000
    Contracts for the delivery of public services are promoted as a means of harnessing the resources of the private sector and making publicly funded services more accountable, transparent and efficient...
  29. ncbi Perceptions of tuberculosis patients about private providers before and after implementation of Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme
    K Jaggarajamma
    Tuberculosis Research Centre ICMR, Mayor Ramanathan Road, Chetput, Chennai 600031
    Indian J Tuberc 56:185-90. 2009
    ..The reasons for this discontinuation and their perceptions of the TB care provided by the PPs are unknown...
  30. pmc Trends in antibiotic use among outpatients in New Delhi, India
    Anita Kotwani
    Department of Pharmacology, V P Chest Institute, University of Delhi, Delhi, India
    BMC Infect Dis 11:99. 2011
    ..There is much ad-hoc information about the inappropriate consumption of antibiotics, over-the-counter availability, and inadequate dosage but there is very little actual evidence of community practices...
  31. ncbi Strategies for engaging the private sector in sexual and reproductive health: how effective are they?
    David H Peters
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Policy Plan 19:i5-i21. 2004
    ..a systematic review of the literature through PubMed from 1980 to 2003 to assess the effectiveness of private sector strategies for SRH services in developing countries...
  32. ncbi Using administrative sickness absence data as a marker of future disability pension: the prospective DREAM study of Danish private sector employees
    Thomas Lund
    Mr T Lund, National Research Center for the Working Environment, Lerso Parkalle 105, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Occup Environ Med 65:28-31. 2008
    The aim of this study was to examine duration of sickness absence as a risk marker for future disability pension among all private sector employees in Denmark 1998-2004.
  33. pmc Anti-malarial market and policy surveys in sub-Saharan Africa
    Graciela Diap
    Drugs for Neglected Diseases Initiative DNDi, Geneva 1202, Switzerland
    Malar J 9:S1. 2010
    ..The public sector, including funding donors, should participate in ensuring that the private sector is engaged in the ACT implementation process...
  34. ncbi The predicted impact of private sector MMR vaccination on the burden of Congenital Rubella Syndrome
    E Vynnycky
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Vaccine 21:2708-19. 2003
    ..that in developing countries with a medium-high force of infection (200-400/1000 per year), current levels of private sector MMR coverage (<60%) would lead to increases in the incidence of Congenital Rubella Syndrome (CRS) both ..
  35. ncbi Social franchising of TB care through private GPs in Myanmar: an assessment of treatment results, access, equity and financial protection
    Knut Lonnroth
    TB Strategy and Health Systems, Stop TB Department, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, CH 1211 Geneva, 27, Switzerland
    Health Policy Plan 22:156-66. 2007
    ..This study shows that highly subsidized TB care delivered through a social franchise scheme in the private sector in Myanmar helped reach the poor with quality services, while partly protecting them from high health care ..
  36. pmc Piloting the global subsidy: the impact of subsidized artemisinin-based combination therapies distributed through private drug shops in rural Tanzania
    Oliver J Sabot
    Malaria Control Team, Clinton Foundation HIV AIDS Initiative, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    PLoS ONE 4:e6857. 2009
    ..To overcome this challenge, a global ACT subsidy has been proposed. We tested this proposal through a pilot program in rural Tanzania...
  37. ncbi Markets, information asymmetry and health care: towards new social contracts
    Gerald Bloom
    The Institute of Development Studies, Brighton, UK
    Soc Sci Med 66:2076-87. 2008
    ..This analysis is used to review experiences of health system innovation and change from a number of low income and transition countries...
  38. ncbi Health systems factors influencing maternal health services: a four-country comparison
    Justin Oliver Parkhurst
    Department of Public Health and Policy, Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Health Policy 73:127-38. 2005
    ..This paper provides a first step in tracing out how such broad systems issues actually work to influence maternal health...
  39. pmc The private health sector in India
    Amit Sengupta
    BMJ 331:1157-8. 2005
  40. ncbi Where have all the doctors gone? Career choices of Wits medical graduates
    Max Price
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
    S Afr Med J 95:414-9. 2005
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  41. ncbi Working with the private sector for child health
    Hugh Waters
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Policy Plan 18:127-37. 2003
    b>Private sector providers are the most commonly consulted source of care for child illnesses in many countries, offering significant opportunities to expand the reach of essential child health services and products...
  42. pmc Global public-private partnerships: Part II--What are the health issues for global governance?
    K Buse
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 78:699-709. 2000
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  43. pmc Improvements in access to malaria treatment in Tanzania after switch to artemisinin combination therapy and the introduction of accredited drug dispensing outlets - a provider perspective
    Sandra Alba
    Dept Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    Malar J 9:164. 2010
    ..Subsidized ALu was made available in both health facilities and ADDOs. The effect of these interventions on access to malaria treatment was studied in rural Tanzania...
  44. pmc A comparison between antenatal care quality in public and private sector in rural Hebei, China
    Li Chen
    Graduate School, Peking Union Medical College, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
    Croat Med J 54:146-56. 2013
    To evaluate the quality of antenatal care (ANC) in Hebei Province and compare it between the public and private sector and within the public sector.
  45. ncbi Is the public healthcare sector a more strenuous working environment than the private sector for a physician?
    Tarja Heponiemi
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Public Health 41:11-7. 2013
    ..In addition, we examined whether gender or age moderated these potential differences...
  46. pmc Physicians in private practice: reasons for being a social franchise member
    Dale Huntington
    Reproductive Health and Research Department, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Health Res Policy Syst 10:25. 2012
    ..But little is known about the motivations of providers to join or remain within a social franchise network, or the impact that franchise membership has on client volumes or revenue earnings...
  47. ncbi Factors leading to under-reporting of tuberculosis in the private sector in Korea
    S J Hong
    Division of HIV and TB Control, Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Seoul, Korea
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 16:1221-7. 2012
    To identify factors associated with under-reporting of tuberculosis (TB) in the private sector in Korea.
  48. ncbi Comparative quality of private and public health services in rural Vietnam
    Tran Tuan
    Research and Training Center for Community Development, no 39, Lane 255, Vong Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
    Health Policy Plan 20:319-27. 2005
    ..However, the quality of these private and public health care services has not been evaluated and compared...
  49. pmc Public-private health partnerships: a strategy for WHO
    K Buse
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8034, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 79:748-54. 2001
    ..A strategy is proposed for directing the debate on issues critical to WHO and its role in the promotion and protection of public health...
  50. ncbi Oral healthcare systems in the extended European union
    Eeva Widström
    The National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health STAKES, Helsinki, Finland
    Oral Health Prev Dent 2:155-94. 2004
    ..In the majority of states, however, costs, especially those in the private sector, could only be estimated...
  51. ncbi Mediating abundance and scarcity: implementing an HIV/AIDS-targeted project within a government hospital in Tanzania
    Noelle Sullivan
    Department of Anthropology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611, USA
    Med Anthropol 30:202-21. 2011
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  52. pmc Public perception of drinking water from private water supplies: focus group analyses
    Andria Q Jones
    Division of Community Health, Faculty of Medicine, The Health Sciences Centre, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Newfoundland, A1B 3V6, Canada
    BMC Public Health 5:129. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore the drinking water perceptions and self-described behaviours and needs of participants served by private water systems in the City of Hamilton, Ontario (Canada)...
  53. ncbi Assessment of the impact of market regulation in Mali on the price of essential medicines provided through the private sector
    Diadié Maïga
    Department of Health Administration, School of Public Health, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Health Policy 97:130-5. 2010
    ..To influence private sector behaviour, the national policy uses a combination of government regulation and market forces...
  54. ncbi Creating conditions for greater private sector participation in achieving contraceptive security
    Suneeta Sharma
    POLICY Project, Futures Group, One Thomas Circle, N W, Suite 200, Washington DC 20005, USA
    Health Policy 71:347-57. 2005
    ..the goals of contraceptive security requires that countries mobilize the full and active participation of the private sector in the contraceptive market...
  55. pmc Hard gains through soft contracts: productive engagement of private providers in tuberculosis control
    Knut Lonnroth
    Tuberculosis Strategy and Health Systems, Stop TB Department, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 84:876-83. 2006
    ..We opine that further analysis is required to assess if such "soft" contracts are sufficient to scale up private for-profit provider involvement in TB control and other priority health interventions...
  56. ncbi Anti-diabetic drugs in the private and public sector in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    M Justin-Temu
    Department of Pharmaceutics, School of Pharmacy, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, P O Box 65013, Dares Salaam, Tanzania
    East Afr Med J 86:110-4. 2009
    ..To compare availability, cost, affordability and sources of anti-diabetic drugs between private and public health facilities in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania...
  57. ncbi Virological failure and HIV type 1 drug resistance profiles among patients followed-up in private sector, Douala, Cameroon
    Charlotte Charpentier
    Assistance Publique, Hopitaux de Paris, Hopital Europeen Georges Pompidou, Laboratoire de Virologie, Paris, France
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 27:221-30. 2011
    The rate of virological failure was assessed in 819 patients followed up by the private sector of Douala, the economic capital of Cameroon, and treated according to the World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations...
  58. pmc Diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis in the private sector, Vietnam
    Nguyen B Hoa
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:562-4. 2011
  59. ncbi Health reform and cesarean sections in the private sector: The experience of Peru
    Alejandro Arrieta
    Indiana University, Department of Public Health, School of Medicine, 410 W 10th St HITS 3115, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Health Policy 99:124-30. 2011
    To test the hypothesis that the health reform enacted in Peru in 1997 increased the rate of cesarean sections in the private sector due to non-clinical factors.
  60. ncbi Private pharmacies and tuberculosis control: a survey of case detection skills and reported anti-tuberculosis drug dispensing in private pharmacies in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    K Lonnroth
    Department of Social Medicine, Goteborg University, Sweden
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 4:1052-9. 2000
    ..Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC), Vietnam...
  61. ncbi Are social franchises contributing to universal access to reproductive health services in low-income countries?
    T K Sundari Ravindran
    Achutha Menon Centre for Health Science Studies, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum, Kerala, India
    Reprod Health Matters 19:85-101. 2011
    ..Continued investment in them for the provision of reproductive health services does not appear to be justified until and unless further evidence of their value is forthcoming...
  62. ncbi Socio-demographic factors associated with loss to follow-up of HIV-infected women attending a private sector PMTCT program in Maharashtra, India
    Mayuri Panditrao
    Department of Epidemiology, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
    AIDS Care 23:593-600. 2011
    ..socio-demographic factors associated with LTF of HIV-infected women enrolled during 2002-2008 in a large-scale private sector PMTCT program in Maharashtra, India...
  63. ncbi Tuberculosis control and the private sector in a low incidence setting in Argentina
    María I Dato
    Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Respiratorias Emilio Coni
    Rev Salud Publica (Bogota) 11:370-82. 2009
    ..Determining private doctors' (PD) knowledge and practice regarding tuberculosis (TB) control issues and exploring the availability of TB drugs in private pharmacies (PP) in a low incidence setting in Argentina (Santa Fe)...
  64. pmc Health care and equity in India
    Y Balarajan
    Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Lancet 377:505-15. 2011
    ..The implementation of these principles with strengthened public health and primary-care services will help to ensure a more equitable health care for India's population...
  65. ncbi Examining health equity through satisfaction and confidence of patients in primary healthcare in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
    Alanna E F Rudzik
    Department of Anthropology, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 1A1, Canada
    J Health Popul Nutr 21:243-50. 2003
    ..These preliminary results support continued efforts in health-sector reforms and call for the enhancement of data on satisfaction through more comprehensive qualitative data-collection methods...
  66. ncbi Quality of care and the demand for health services in Bamako, Mali: the specific roles of structural, process, and outcome components
    Mamadou Mariko
    Essential Drugs and Medicines Department, World Health Organization, 20, Avenue Appia, CH 1211 27, Geneva, Switzerland
    Soc Sci Med 56:1183-96. 2003
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  67. ncbi 'Where is the public health sector?' Public and private sector healthcare provision in Madhya Pradesh, India
    Ayesha De Costa
    RD Gardi Medical College, Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh, India
    Health Policy 84:269-76. 2007
    ..This paper aims to empirically demonstrate the size and composition of the private health care sector in one of India's largest provinces, Madhya Pradesh...
  68. ncbi Private practitioners and their role in the resurgence of malaria in Mumbai (Bombay) and Navi Mumbai (New Bombay), India: serving the affected or aiding an epidemic?
    V R Kamat
    Department of Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Soc Sci Med 52:885-909. 2001
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  69. pmc Private sector treatment centres are treating less complex patients than the NHS
    Anne Mason
    Centre for Health Economics, University of York York YO10 5DD
    J R Soc Med 103:322-31. 2010
    ..Providers are paid a fixed tariff for each type of procedure. Our objectives were to compare NHS providers with private treatment centres in terms of (a) the quality of data coding and (b) patient complexity...
  70. pmc Global public-private partnerships: Part I--A new development in health?
    K Buse
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 78:549-61. 2000
    ..Part II, which will be published in the May issue of the Bulletin, presents a conceptual framework for analysing health GPPPs and explores the issues raised...
  71. pmc Cost-sharing strategies combining targeted public subsidies with private-sector delivery achieve high bednet coverage and reduced malaria transmission in Kilombero Valley, southern Tanzania
    G F Killeen
    Ifakara Health Research and Development Centre, Box 53, Ifakara, Morogoro, United Republic of Tanzania
    BMC Infect Dis 7:121. 2007
    ..Here we evaluate resulting changes in bednet coverage and malaria transmission...
  72. ncbi Availability, affordability, and prescribing pattern of medicines in Sudan
    Abdol Majid Cheraghali
    Department of Pharmacology, Baqiyatallah Medical Science University, 19945 Tehran, Iran
    Pharm World Sci 31:209-15. 2009
    ..To evaluate availability, affordability and prescribing pattern of medicines in both public and private health sectors of Sudan...
  73. pmc Factors associated with self-care activities among adults in the United Kingdom: a systematic review
    Angela Ryan
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, The University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    BMC Public Health 9:96. 2009
    ..Our aim was to review evidence about who uses self-tests and other self-care activities (over-the-counter medicine, private sector, complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), home blood pressure monitors).
  74. ncbi Treatment-seeking behaviour in urban Sri Lanka: trusting the state, trusting private providers
    Steven Russell
    School of Development Studies, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK
    Soc Sci Med 61:1396-407. 2005
    ..public health sector, poor relationships act as an access barrier and push a range of income groups to the private sector. The threat to access and affordability posed by these poor relationships should be the focus of current ..
  75. ncbi Horizontal inequities in Australia's mixed public/private health care system
    Eddy van Doorslaer
    Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Policy 86:97-108. 2008
    ..the principle of equal access for equal need may be further compromised by the future expansion of the private sector in secondary care services...
  76. ncbi Policy change and private health insurance: did the cheapest policy do the trick?
    James R G Butler
    Aust Health Rev 25:33-41. 2002
    ..Thus the 'trick' delivered by lifetime community ratings may not be maintained in the longer term...
  77. ncbi Poor knowledge on new malaria treatment guidelines among drug dispensers in private pharmacies in Tanzania: the need for involving the private sector in policy preparations and implementation
    O M S Minzi
    Department of Mledicinal Chemistry, School of Pharmacy, Muhimbili University of Health and allied Sciences P O BOX 65013, Dar Es Salaam Tanzania
    East Afr J Public Health 5:117-21. 2008
    ..To assess the knowledge of dispensers in private pharmacies on new malaria treatment guidelines which involved switching from chloroquine (CQ) to sulfadoxine pyrimethamine (SP) and from SP to artemether-lumefantrine...
  78. pmc New drugs for neglected diseases: from pipeline to patients
    Bernard Pecoul
    Drugs for Neglected Diseases Initiative, Geneva, Switzerland
    PLoS Med 1:e6. 2004
  79. ncbi Public and private prenatal care providers in urban Mexico: how does their quality compare?
    Sarah L Barber
    Institute of Business and Economic Research, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 1922, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 18:306-13. 2006
    ..To evaluate variations in prenatal care quality by public and private clinical settings and by household wealth...
  80. ncbi The quality of family planning services and client satisfaction in the public and private sectors in Kenya
    Sohail Agha
    Population Services International, Karachi, Pakistan
    Int J Qual Health Care 21:87-96. 2009
    ..To compare the quality of family planning services delivered at public and private facilities in Kenya...
  81. ncbi The policy on public-private mix in the Ugandan health sector: catching up with reality
    H Birungi
    Makerere Institute of Social Research, Kampala, Uganda
    Health Policy Plan 16:80-7. 2001
    ..in opinion on the mix still remain, it is becoming clear that the new policy should enable health institutions, whether in the public or the private sector, to play roles in which they have clear comparative advantage over others.
  82. ncbi Does an expansion in private sector contraceptive supply increase inequality in modern contraceptive use?
    Sohail Agha
    Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1440 Canal Street, Suite 2200, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Health Policy Plan 23:465-75. 2008
    To determine whether an expansion in private sector contraceptive supply is associated with increased socio-economic inequality in the modern contraceptive prevalence rate (MCPR inequality).
  83. ncbi 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
    ..How can the activities of the private sector in these countries be influenced so that they help to meet national health objectives? Although the evidence ..
  84. ncbi Reaching youth through franchise clinics: assessment of Kenyan private sector involvement in youth services
    Martha Decker
    Harder and Company Community Research, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Adolesc Health 40:280-2. 2007
    ..Although franchise clinics have rarely targeted youth, they appear to offer a viable alternative for providing reproductive health services to this age group...
  85. pmc Burnout syndrome in Cypriot physiotherapists: a national survey
    Andreas Pavlakis
    Open University of Cyprus, Healthcare Management Program, Nicosia, Cyprus
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:63. 2010
    ..Burnout in the healthcare workers is formally defined as a state of physical, emotional and mental exhaustion caused by long-term involvement in situations that are emotionally demanding...
  86. pmc Examining appropriate diagnosis and treatment of malaria: availability and use of rapid diagnostic tests and artemisinin-based combination therapy in public and private health facilities in south east Nigeria
    Benjamin S C Uzochukwu
    Department of Community Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus, Nigeria
    BMC Public Health 10:486. 2010
    ..Hence, this study investigated the levels of availability and use of RDTs and ACTs in these facilities...
  87. ncbi Public perceptions of private health care in socialist China
    Meng Kin Lim
    Department of Community, Occupational, and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, Republic of Singapore
    Health Aff (Millwood) 23:222-34. 2004
    ..Widespread dissatisfaction with public providers (mainly high user fees and poor staff attitudes) is driving patients to seek cheaper but lower-quality care from poorly regulated private providers...
  88. ncbi Childhood diarrhoea management practices in Bangladesh: private sector dominance and continued inequities in care
    Charles P Larson
    International Centre for Diarrheal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Int J Epidemiol 35:1430-9. 2006
    ..The purpose of this survey was to provide a nationally representative description of current childhood diarrhoea management practices and disparities in Bangladesh...
  89. ncbi Private pharmacies in tuberculosis control--a neglected link
    R Rajeswari
    Tuberculosis Research Centre, Indian Council of Medical Research, Chetput, Chennai
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 6:171-3. 2002
    ..The need and the potential of private pharmacies for participation in tuberculosis control are highlighted...
  90. ncbi Management of asthma at private pharmacies in India
    D van Sickle
    Department of Anthropology, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 10:1386-92. 2006
    ..Chennai, India...
  91. ncbi Do marginal changes in PHI membership accurately predict marginal changes in PHI use in Western Australia?
    Rachael Elizabeth Moorin
    Australian Centre for Economic Research on Health ACERH, School of Population Health, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia
    Health Policy 76:288-98. 2006
    ..Annual trends in the rate of utilisation of PHI in three different clinical categories were compared with published trends in PHI membership to assess the degree to which PHI membership predicts PHI use in Western Australia...
  92. ncbi The potential demand for an AIDS vaccine in Thailand
    V Tangcharoensathien
    Senior Research Scholar Program in Health Economics and Financing, Health Systems Research Institute, 5th floor Mental Health Dept Bldg, Nonthaburi 11000, Thailand
    Health Policy 57:111-39. 2001
    ..AIDS vaccine could play an additional, not a substituting, role. A thorough understanding, a wide consultation with stakeholders and public debates are crucial steps for sound policy formulation...
  93. pmc Evaluating different dimensions of programme effectiveness for private medicine retailer malaria control interventions in Kenya
    Timothy O Abuya
    Centre for Geographic Medicine Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kilifi, Kenya
    PLoS ONE 5:e8937. 2010
    ..Key components of this evaluation were measurement of program performance, including coverage, PMR knowledge, practices, and utilization based on spatial analysis...
  94. ncbi An investigation of bacteriological and chemical water quality and the barriers to private well water sampling in a Southwestern Ontario Community
    April M Hexemer
    Region of Waterloo Public Health, Region of Waterloo, Waterloo, N2J 4V3, Ontario, Canada
    J Water Health 6:521-5. 2008
    ..The findings provide guidance for other health authorities to improve sampling rates...
  95. ncbi The effect of a private sector on the waiting time in national health service
    T Iversen
    University of Oslo, Centre for Health Administration, National Hospital, Norway
    J Health Econ 16:381-96. 1997
    This article examines the effect of a private sector on the waiting time associated with treatment in a public hospital...
  96. pmc Closing the access barrier for effective anti-malarials in the private sector in rural Uganda: consortium for ACT private sector subsidy (CAPSS) pilot study
    Ambrose O Talisuna
    Medicines for Malaria Venture MMV, PO Box 1826 20, rte de Pré Bois, Geneva 15, 1215, Switzerland
    Malar J 11:356. 2012
    ..treatment of choice for uncomplicated falciparum malaria, is unaffordable and generally inaccessible in the private sector, the first port of call for most malaria treatment across rural Africa...
  97. ncbi Extending transaction cost economics: towards a synthesised approach for analysing contracting in health care markets with experience from the Australian private sector
    Ronald Donato
    School of Commerce, University of South Australia, City West Campus, North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 71:1989-96. 2010
    ....
  98. ncbi Privatization and the allure of franchising: a Zambian feasibility study
    John L Fiedler
    University of Richmond, Department of Economics, Richmond, VA 23173, USA
    Int J Health Plann Manage 18:179-204. 2003
    ..One common bottleneck encountered has been the traditional organizational structure of the private sector, with its plethora of independent, single physician practices...
  99. ncbi Private medical education takes off in India
    R K Bansal
    Lancet 361:1748-9. 2003
  100. ncbi Frequent and long-term absence as a risk factor for work disability and job termination among employees in the private sector
    P C Koopmans
    Department of Social Medicine, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Occup Environ Med 65:494-9. 2008
    ..Frequent and long-term absentees were monitored over 5 years with regard to the risk of work disability and job termination...
  101. pmc Private care and public health: do vaccination and prenatal care rates differ between users of private versus public sector care in India?
    David H Howard
    Health Serv Res 39:2013-26. 2004
    To determine whether patients who use private sector providers for curative services have lower vaccination rates and are less likely to receive prenatal care.

Research Grants75

  1. Novel TIRF microscopy analyzing trafficking & signaling at the cell cortex
    Derek Toomre; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Consistent with the recovery act's goal, this funding will provide full-time summer employment for 4 undergraduate students and accelerate scientific achievement of the parent DP2 award...
  2. Gross Hall Animal Resource Center
    Susan V Bryant; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Construction of the facility is projected to generate more than 80 construction and private sector jobs, 46 ongoing scientific and research support jobs, and sustain more than 800 affiliated jobs by completion...
  3. Metabolic Syndrome and Periodontitis
    ELIZABETH A KAYE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The men are not VA patients, but are volunteers who receive medical and dental care from the private sector. The key periodontal disease indices we will examine are radiographic alveolar bone loss, probing pocket depth,..
  4. Dietary patterns and root caries risk
    ELIZABETH A KAYE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The men are not VA patients, but are volunteers in a VA study who receive medical and dental care from the private sector. Root caries prevalence and incidence will be estimated from 563 DLS subjects who have participated in two or ..
  5. Mission Reconnect: Promoting Resilience and Reintegration of Post-Deployment Vete
    Janet Kahn; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The product will be marketed to family support programs of all branches of the military, VA system, and the private sector, including non-profit veterans'associations. Product...
  6. Modifying Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior via Mobile Phone Technology
    Abby C King; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The project also will create new jobs, both within the context of the grant as well as in the private sector, if the types of technology innovations the project is aiming to create come to fruition...
  7. Novel Anti-infective and Anti-thrombotic Micro-patterned Central Venous Catheter
    SHRAVANTHI REDDY; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ....
  8. Integration of Immunochemical, Genomic & Transcriptomic Analyses of Human Skin
    FRANK LAMBERT contact RICE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..recently founded to increase the infrastructure to the growing demand for this expertise from the public and private sector. Recognizing the importance of the intrinsic skin pathology to the diagnosis and treatment chronic pain, this ..
  9. TRAINING IN BIOMOLECULAR PHARMACOLOGY
    David H Farb; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..leadership opportunities that are relevant to their career paths whether in academia, government or the private sector. Training duration is about 5...
  10. UNE'S CONFERENCE DIABETES IN PUERTO RICAN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENT: EMERGING EPIDE
    LILLIAM LIZARDI-ONEILL; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..audience of educators, patients, healthcare providers, researchers, students, parents, guardians and private sector representatives within an under-served and high-risk population characterized by one of the highest rates of ..
  11. Biomarkers for Outcomes In Late-life Depression (BOLD)
    Ian A Cook; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..partnership will amplify the economic benefits of this technology by potentially creating hundreds of new private sector jobs...
  12. Translational Neurotech Summit
    CASEY LYNCH; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..will address hurdles facing scientist entrepreneurs and the movement of government funded research into the private sector by 1) providing a platform, as well as training, for translational scientists from government and government ..
  13. Dual Use of VA and Non-VA Healthcare Services Among Veterans Younger than 65
    Alan N West; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Their capacity to use both VA and private sector care is unparalleled among Veterans under 65, and studies suggest that roughly half may be "dual users...
  14. Causes and Consequences of Healthcare Efficiency
    Jonathan S Skinner; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Nor are our methods and measures adequate to study how policy changes arising in the public or private sector will affects costs and quality...
  15. A Potential New Drug for Depression
    EVE DAMIANO; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..II, and Phase IIa grants, the National Toxicology Evaluation program, a RAID grant, and Series A and Series B private sector investments...
  16. Molecular Pathways to Pathogenesis in Toxicology
    Robert C Smart; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..These trainees have gone on to successful careers in toxicology in academia, industry, government and the private sector. This training program has been extensively revised to be in accord with the NIEHS mission and the new NIEHS ..
  17. Exploring Culture, Community, Communication, and F&V Intake in Black Kentuckians
    LINDSAY J DELLA; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..This study will be the first translation of ACA to a public health intervention development context. ..
  18. Dual Use: Safe in Atrial Fibrillation?
    MINANG PRAVIN TURAKHIA; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..care systems might consider implementing systems that optimize coordination of services between VA and the private sector. We propose the following objectives in studying Veterans with AF receiving warfarin in VA: 1...
  19. Occupational Safety and Health Training and Education Grant
    LINDA FAYE GRIMSLEY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..provide industrial hygiene training for candidates, enabling them to seek employment in government, labor, the private sector, and in academia...
  20. ECM and MMPs in Muscle Atrophy and Rehabilitation
    Hubert Kim; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..of factors including patient age, significant co-morbidities, and lengthier hospitalizations compared to the private sector [Rosenthal, 2003]...
  21. Technical Information Research Resources for Cancer Preventive Agent Development
    Caroline Sigman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..g., at universities, research institutes, medical centers, pharmaceutical and other private sector collaborator sites, etc.)...
  22. Hospital-Physician Gainsharing
    JONATHAN DAVID KETCHAM; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..One known as gainsharing is currently used by hospitals in the private sector as well as within Centers for Medicare and Medicaid demonstration programs...
  23. Developing Interactive Technologies to Improve Research and Health Behavior
    KEVIN G contact VOLPP; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..and social networks;2) provide older Americans, other members of the general public, and public and private sector organizations with a web portal which can facilitate participation in innovative research on behavioral ..
  24. Lentivirus-based Immunogene Therapy for HIV Infection
    Carl June; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This proposal represents a strong and productive interaction between academia and the private sector that is highly motivated in bringing lentiviral vector technology, in general, and T cell gene transfer ..
  25. A Cellular Approach to the Treatment of Diabetic Maculopathy
    MARIA BARTOLOMEO GRANT; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The investigators of this application represent scientists from industry, from the private sector and from academia...
  26. Youth Mental Health Outcomes Tracking System: Self, Parent, & Clinician-Reported
    Benjamin B Brodey; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The proposed instrument would greatly improve upon existing measures by using IRT, cognitive interviewing, and a DSM-oriented set of domains to reliably track change in youth ages 5-17. ..
  27. Low Literacy Elder Caregiver Support for Call Centers
    AMELIA J BIRNEY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  28. Time for ACTion: Comprehensive Recommendations for Antenatal Corticosteroid Treat
    Milton Kotelchuck; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..the conference will convene a multidisciplinary group of 50 leading experts from academia, government and the private sector;and in particular, the event will endeavor to broaden the ACT movement within the public health community and ..
  29. Effect of Tobacco Advocacy at the State Level
    STANTON ARNOLD GLANTZ; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..component of health care cost containment, a key policy concern at all levels of government and in the private sector. All tobacco control programs are not equally effective in terms of reducing smoking or health care costs ..
  30. Do Amputees Benefit from Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services
    Margaret Grace Stineman; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..There are few, if any, sources of longitudinal data in the private sector available to address the benefits of alternative rehabilitation care patterns or associated long-term outcomes...
  31. A Combinatorial Approach to Wound Healing for Protein, Gene and Cell Therapeutics
    Andrew Baird; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..6) transfer technology generated to the private sector for further development...
  32. Micro-patterned Surfaces for Reducing the Risk of Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia
    SHRAVANTHI REDDY; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ....
  33. Optimal Micro-Data Switching: An Enhanced Framework and Decision Tool for Confid
    James Kelly; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..needed and will be of value to many types of organizations, not only in the public sector but also in the private sector, for whom the incentive to publish data is both economic as well as scientific...
  34. A New Model for the Delivery of Well-Child Care to Low-Income Children
    TUMAINI RUCKER COKER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..full developmental potential or to avoid chronic debilitating diseases may generate crippling costs both to private sector productivity and to the social welfare, criminal justice, and health care systems...
  35. Increasing potency of attenuated sporozoite vaccines with a glycolipid adjuvant
    STEPHEN LEV HOFFMAN; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..to prevent infection (and disease and transmission) in >80% of recipients and would have huge public and private sector markets...
  36. American Society for Neural Therapy and Repair/International Conference on Neural
    Caryl E Sortwell; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..years ASNTR has seen these contributions dwindle and although ASNTR will continue to seek funding from the private sector, we do not anticipate any increase in contributions above recent levels in the coming years...
  37. MEDICAL SCIENTIST TRAINING PROGRAM
    Terence S Dermody; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  38. International Assessments of Patenting in Genetics
    Philip Pardey; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..at disseminating different types of technologies originating in the public and non-profit sectors or the private sector. Through a coordinated program of institutional, economic, and legal research, this project will: a) undertake ..
  39. Traumatic Brain Injury Clinical Trials Network
    Thomas Novack; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..As Amantadine is generically available, there is little interest in it by the private sector. The study design is a single case double blind, randomized controlled trial...
  40. American Society for Neural Therapy and Repair
    Michel M Modo; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..recent years ASNTR has seen these contributions dwindle and although we will continue to seek funding from the private sector, we do not anticipate any increase in contributions above recent levels in the coming years...
  41. Mount Sinai Collaboration for Advancing Pediatric Quality Measures
    Lawrence C Kleinman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..quality measures that optimize meaningful use of data and that can be generalized to both the public and private sector and across settings of care...
  42. PENN CMU Roybal Center on Behavioral Economics and Health
    Kevin G Volpp; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..work with public and private sector entities to design and test scalable interventions that can improve the health of large populations of ..
  43. New Drugs for Stress-related Affective Illness
    Michael Brownstein; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The initial development of these mixed antagonists to date has been supported by private sector venture funding...
  44. Probabilistic Population Projections for All Countries
    Adrian E Raftery; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..These are widely used by international organizations, governments, the private sector and researchers, for example for climate modeling and for assessing progress towards the Millenium Development ..
  45. Dental Coverage Transistions, Utilization and Retirement
    Richard J Manski; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..coverage under Medicare, Medigap and Medicaid plans or as an extension of post-retirement coverage within the private sector. This project is a collaborative effort of a multidisciplinary research team and will be conducted using data ..
  46. Diverse drug lead compounds from bacterial symbionts in tropical marine mollusks
    MARGO GENEVIEVE HAYGOOD; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..population with pressing societal and energy needs, consequent urgent conservation goals, and government and private sector commitment to education and technology to harness national human and natural resources for a sustainable ..
  47. 2/2-Preventing Perinatal Depression (PRE-D): Developing Tools and Interventions
    BRIAN R SHANAHAN; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Brandon) located in an academic medical center, and an expert in web-based education (Shanahan) in the private sector;b) development of an innovative, preemptive, preventive strategy for women at risk for major depressive ..
  48. 1/2-Preventing Perinatal Depression (PRE-D): Developing Tools and Interventions
    Robin B Jarrett; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Brandon) located in an academic medical center, and an expert in web-based education (Shanahan) in the private sector;b) development of an innovative, preemptive, preventive strategy for women at risk for major depressive ..
  49. TRAINING GRANT IN TERATOLOGY
    Charles V Vorhees; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..All trainees in the last 10 years have remained in science;many have entered the private sector thereby helping to fill the national shortage of teratologists in industry...
  50. Obesity: From Genes to Man
    Phillip J Brantley; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..capable of establishing scientific careers in academia, academic medicine, governmental agencies, and in the private sector. These junior scientists will further the efforts of the NIH to understand the complex interactions between ..
  51. Economic Production Functions of Schizophrenia Treatment
    Douglas L Leslie; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  52. Interplay of Chronic Illness, Race, Age and Sex in Glycemic Control
    LEONARD MARSHALL POGACH; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..3 million VA patients with diabetes. The VA compares favorably with the private sector based upon performance measures...
  53. (CDC R49) Center for Injury Research and Policy
    Gary Smith; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..scientists, staff, and partners, including government agencies, non-governmental organizations, public and private sector entities, community groups, professionals, parents, and other stakeholders...
  54. Effects-Related Biomarkers of Environmental Neurotoxic Exposures
    Evan P Gallagher; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The Research Translation Core will ensure timely and appropriate communication of our research findings to relevant stakeholders, including government agencies, community groups, and the private sector.
  55. University of Hawaii Research Scientist Award in Molecular Cardiology
    RALPH VICTOR SHOHET; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..propose collaboration with the community (including Community Health Centers and Research Clinics, public and private sector research programs, and the Department of Health), mentoring of minority investigators, planning and ..
  56. Comparative Effectiveness of Alternative Levels of Stroke
    Margaret Grace Stineman; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..There are few, if any, sources of standardized data in the private sector available to address the benefits of alternative levels of rehabilitation...
  57. PREDOCTORAL TRAINING PROGRAM IN GENETICS
    Jeremy M Boss; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..applicant): Opportunities in the fields of genetics and molecular biology in academia, government, and in the private sector have increased with the incredible acquisition of genetic information and the potential to use this ..
  58. New CAT Research Tool:IRT/CAT Software for Secure Web &IVR Survey Administration
    Benjamin B Brodey; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..For these reasons and because the proposed software package will make widespread private sector use of the existing PROMIS item banks possible, we believe that this is likely to be a high impact project...
  59. 2010 Bioanalytical Sensors Gordon Research Conference
    Antje J Baeumner; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..4. Have diversity throughout the program, i.e. speakers and participants from academia, government and the private sector, inclusion of women and minorities, international and US researchers. 5...
  60. Micro-patterned surfaces for reducing the risk of catheter-associated UTI
    SHRAVANTHI REDDY; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  61. American Society for Neural Therapy and Repair
    Paula C Bickford; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..years ASNTR has seen these contributions dwindle and although ASNTR will continue to seek funding from the private sector, we do not anticipate any increase in contributions above recent levels in the coming years...
  62. Traning Program in Environmental Health Sciences
    Marsha Wills-Karp; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Forty-three former pre-doctoral and 20 former postdoctoral trainees are in career positions in the private sector/industry, government or academia...
  63. Preventive Medicine 2012-2014
    Michael A Barry; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..practice of Lifestyle Medicine [unreadable] Describe career options and pathways in both the public sector and private sector, and explain the challenges and opportunities present in changing jobs and career focus throughout the ..
  64. PGA antigenemia for early diagnosis of anthrax
    Thomas Kozel; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..tissue distribution and pharmacokinetics for clearance of PGA in vivo, iv) to develop, in cooperation with a private sector partner, a prototype "potential ultimate product" for antigen detection in anthrax, v) to determine the ..
  65. Pasteurellaceae 2005
    Robert Munson; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..2. Foster interaction and collaboration between academicians and their colleagues in the private sector, between individuals who are engaged in basic and clinical studies, and between scientists who study these ..
  66. Development of Amygdala specific monoclonal Antibodies
    Andreas Kottmann; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Hence, there is a large scientific community both in the public and private sector, which devotes its resources to Amygdala research...
  67. Regional Biocontainment Laboratory
    JAMES GAINES; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..S. Pacific Command, and Tripler Army Medical Center), and the private sector (Hawaii Biotech, Inc...
  68. 7th International Workshops on Opportunistic Protists
    EDNA KANESHIRO; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..We anticipate a small amount of funds will be generated by soliciting assistance from the private sector, which will be needed to cover some of the costs of organizing and running the meetings, publishing the ..
  69. PRECLINICAL EVAL. OF THERAPIES FOR MICROSPORIDIAL INFECT
    ELIZABETH DIDIER; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..systems will allow DAIDS to provide needed support for investigator- initiated drug discovery, to stimulate private sector sponsorship of new drugs, to perform comparison studies of drugs from different sponsors, and to provide ..
  70. Setting a Quality Improvement Research Agenda to Leverage HIT/HIM in Rural Americ
    Mary Madison; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..HIT) professionals, health services researchers, and other healthcare-related government, policy and private sector industry stakeholders will be invited to this conference...
  71. Better Decisions, Better Care: Advancing decision support to improve health care
    Nananda Col; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Symposium #1, Real-time Clinical Decision Support to Improve Quality of Care, will feature government and private sector representatives and focus on federal plans for a national health information network, the role of real-time ..
  72. HMO-CMHC LINKAGES FOR MENTAL HEALTH CARE DELIVERY
    JOHN MC NICHOL; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..South, West and Northeast Philadelphia, which are under contract to PHP to provide health care services to private sector, GAPS, and medical assistance Plan enrollees...
  73. OUTCOMES OF LEGISLATED INCREASES IN MATERNITY STAYS
    Stephen Soumerai; Fiscal Year: 2000
    Few reliable data exist on the clinical and economic effects of private sector efforts to reduce lengths of stay following childbirth or on the effects of more recent state and federal legislation guaranteeing longer maternity stays...
  74. MANAGED CARE AND MEDICAID DRUG ABUSE TREATMENT SERVICES
    Bentson McFarland; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..for Medicaid clients should be delivered by traditional public sector agencies or be provided by mainstream private sector organizations...
  75. Are Volume Standards Accurate Measures of Quality?
    Laurent Glance; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..of the Leapfrog Group safety initiative, these policy recommendations are now being implemented in the private sector. Significant questions, however, have been raised regarding the strength of the evidence supporting the volume-..