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Implementation and effectiveness of free health insurance for the poor pregnant women in Tanzania: A mixed methods evaluation.

Soc Sci Med 2019 Mar 10;225:17-25. Epub 2019 Feb 10.

Department of Global Health and Development, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2019.02.005DOI Listing
March 2019

Bank accounts for public primary health care facilities: Reflections on implementation from three districts in Tanzania.

Int J Health Plann Manage 2019 Jan 20;34(1):e860-e874. Epub 2018 Nov 20.

Health Systems Department, Ifakara Health Institute, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hpm.2702DOI Listing
January 2019

Should performance-based incentives be used to motivate health care providers? Views of health sector managers in Cambodia, China and Pakistan.

Health Econ Policy Law 2019 Jan 31:1-14. Epub 2019 Jan 31.

1Faculty of Public Health and Policy,London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine,London,UK.

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https://www.cambridge.org/core/product/identifier/S174413311
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1744133118000506DOI Listing
January 2019

Does payment for performance increase performance inequalities across health providers? A case study of Tanzania.

Health Policy Plan 2018 Nov;33(9):1026-1036

Department of Global Health and Development, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, 15-17 Tavistock Place, London, UK.

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https://academic.oup.com/heapol/advance-article/doi/10.1093/
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/heapol/czy084DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6263023PMC
November 2018

Performance-based financing versus improving salary payments to workers: insights from the Democratic Republic of Congo.

BMJ Glob Health 2018 25;3(5):e000958. Epub 2018 Sep 25.

Global Health Department, Faculty of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK.

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http://gh.bmj.com/lookup/doi/10.1136/bmjgh-2018-000958
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjgh-2018-000958DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6169662PMC
September 2018

How affordable is TB care? Findings from a nationwide TB patient cost survey in Ghana.

Trop Med Int Health 2018 08 25;23(8):870-878. Epub 2018 Jun 25.

Department of Global Health and Development, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/tmi.13085
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/tmi.13085DOI Listing
August 2018

Validity of parental recalls to estimate vaccination coverage: evidence from Tanzania.

BMC Health Serv Res 2018 06 13;18(1):440. Epub 2018 Jun 13.

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15-17 Tavistock Place, WC1H 9SH, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12913-018-3270-zDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5998457PMC
June 2018

Understanding for whom, why and in what circumstances payment for performance works in low and middle income countries: protocol for a realist review.

BMJ Glob Health 2018 27;3(3):e000695. Epub 2018 Jun 27.

Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Global Health Innovation, Centre for Health Policy, Imperial College, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjgh-2017-000695DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6035508PMC
June 2018

Donor funding for family planning: levels and trends between 2003 and 2013.

Health Policy Plan 2018 May;33(4):574-582

Department of Global Health and Development, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15-17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SH, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/heapol/czy006DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5894079PMC
May 2018

Health financing at district level in Malawi: an analysis of the distribution of funds at two points in time.

Health Policy Plan 2018 Jan;33(1):59-69

Department of Global Health and Development, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, 15-17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SH, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/heapol/czx130DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5886161PMC
January 2018

Who benefits from increased service utilisation? Examining the distributional effects of payment for performance in Tanzania.

Int J Equity Health 2018 01 29;17(1):14. Epub 2018 Jan 29.

Department of Global Health and Development, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15-17 Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9SH, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12939-018-0728-xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5789643PMC
January 2018

How to and how not to develop a theory of change to evaluate a complex intervention: reflections on an experience in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

BMJ Glob Health 2018 3;3(1):e000617. Epub 2018 Jan 3.

Faculty of Public Health Policy, Global Health Department, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjgh-2017-000617DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5838401PMC
January 2018

Trends In The Alignment And Harmonization Of Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, And Child Health Funding, 2008-13.

Health Aff (Millwood) 2017 11;36(11):1876-1886

Josephine Borghi is an associate professor of health economics and policy in the Department of Global Health and Development, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1377/hlthaff.2017.0364DOI Listing
November 2017

Square peg in a round hole: re-thinking our approach to evaluating health system strengthening in low-income and middle-income countries.

BMJ Glob Health 2017 19;2(3):e000406. Epub 2017 Aug 19.

Department of Social and Environmental Health Research, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjgh-2017-000406DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5656120PMC
August 2017

An assessment of equity in the distribution of non-financial health care inputs across public primary health care facilities in Tanzania.

Int J Equity Health 2017 07 11;16(1):124. Epub 2017 Jul 11.

Ifakara Health Institute, Plot 463, Kiko Avenue Mikocheni, P.O. Box 78 373, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12939-017-0620-0DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5505032PMC
July 2017

Countdown to 2015: an analysis of donor funding for prenatal and neonatal health, 2003-2013.

BMJ Glob Health 2017 4;2(2):e000205. Epub 2017 Apr 4.

Department of Global Health and Development, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjgh-2016-000205DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5435259PMC
April 2017

Developing a dataset to track aid for reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health, 2003-2013.

Sci Data 2017 03 28;4:170038. Epub 2017 Mar 28.

Department of Global Health and Development, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15-17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SH, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/sdata.2017.38DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5369316PMC
March 2017

Understanding causal pathways within health systems policy evaluation through mediation analysis: an application to payment for performance (P4P) in Tanzania.

Implement Sci 2017 02 2;12(1):10. Epub 2017 Feb 2.

Department of Global Health and Development, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13012-016-0540-1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5288944PMC
February 2017

A cross-sectional study of the income sources of primary care health workers in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Hum Resour Health 2017 02 20;15(1):17. Epub 2017 Feb 20.

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15-17 Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9SH, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12960-017-0185-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5322790PMC
February 2017

Improving quality of care through payment for performance: examining effects on the availability and stock-out of essential medical commodities in Tanzania.

Trop Med Int Health 2017 01 7;22(1):92-102. Epub 2016 Dec 7.

Department of Global Health and Development, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/tmi.12809DOI Listing
January 2017

11 years of tracking aid to reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health: estimates and analysis for 2003-13 from the Countdown to 2015.

Lancet Glob Health 2017 01;5(1):e104-e114

Department of Global Health and Development, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, UK. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(16)30304-7DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5565636PMC
January 2017

Subnational variation for care at birth in Tanzania: is this explained by place, people, money or drugs?

BMC Public Health 2016 09 12;16 Suppl 2:795. Epub 2016 Sep 12.

Centre for Maternal, Adolescent, Reproductive and Child Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, WC1E 7HT, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-016-3404-3DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5025821PMC
September 2016

Is Development Assistance for Health fungible? Findings from a mixed methods case study in Tanzania.

Soc Sci Med 2016 06 6;159:161-9. Epub 2016 May 6.

Department of Global Health and Development, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15-17 Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9SH, United Kingdom. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2016.05.006DOI Listing
June 2016

Poverty identification for a pro-poor health insurance scheme in Tanzania: reliability and multi-level stakeholder perceptions.

Int J Equity Health 2015 Dec 1;14:143. Epub 2015 Dec 1.

Ifakara Health Institute, Plot 463, Kiko Avenue Mikocheni, P.O. Box 78 373, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12939-015-0273-9DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4666058PMC
December 2015

In Tanzania, the many costs of pay-for-performance leave open to debate whether the strategy is cost-effective.

Health Aff (Millwood) 2015 Mar;34(3):406-14

August Kuwawenaruwa is a research scientist at the Ifakara Health Institute, in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1377/hlthaff.2014.0608DOI Listing
March 2015

The administrative costs of community-based health insurance: a case study of the community health fund in Tanzania.

Health Policy Plan 2015 Feb 12;30(1):19-27. Epub 2013 Dec 12.

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15-17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SH, UK and Ifakara Health Institute, Kiko Avenue, Plot 463, Kiko Avenue Mikocheni, P.O. Box 78, 373 Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/heapol/czt093DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4287190PMC
February 2015

Determinants of community health fund membership in Tanzania: a mixed methods analysis.

BMC Health Serv Res 2014 Nov 20;14:538. Epub 2014 Nov 20.

Ifakara Health Institute, P.O BOX 78373, Plot 463, Kiko Ave., Mikocheni, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12913-014-0538-9DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4246628PMC
November 2014

Protocol for the evaluation of a pay for performance programme in Pwani region in Tanzania: a controlled before and after study.

Implement Sci 2013 Jul 19;8:80. Epub 2013 Jul 19.

Department of Global Health and Developmnent, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15-17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H NSH, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1748-5908-8-80DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3724689PMC
July 2013

Promoting universal financial protection: a case study of new management of community health insurance in Tanzania.

Health Res Policy Syst 2013 Jun 13;11:21. Epub 2013 Jun 13.

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15-17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SH, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1478-4505-11-21DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3686629PMC
June 2013

Who pays and who benefits from health care? An assessment of equity in health care financing and benefit distribution in Tanzania.

Health Policy Plan 2012 Mar;27 Suppl 1:i23-34

Ifakara Health Institute, P. O. Box 78373, Plot 463, Kiko Avenue, Mikocheni, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/heapol/czs018DOI Listing
March 2012

Factors influencing the burden of health care financing and the distribution of health care benefits in Ghana, Tanzania and South Africa.

Health Policy Plan 2012 Mar;27 Suppl 1:i46-54

Ifakara Health Institute, P.O. BOX 78373, Plot 463, Kiko Ave., Mikocheni, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/heapol/czs024DOI Listing
March 2012

Social solidarity and willingness to tolerate risk- and income-related cross-subsidies within health insurance: experiences from Ghana, Tanzania and South Africa.

Health Policy Plan 2012 Mar;27 Suppl 1:i55-63

Centre for Health Policy, School of Public Health, University of Witwatersrand, Private Bag 3, Wits 2050, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/heapol/czs008DOI Listing
March 2012

Modelling the implications of moving towards universal coverage in Tanzania.

Health Policy Plan 2012 Mar;27 Suppl 1:i88-100

Department of Global Health and Development, Faculty of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9SH, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/heapol/czs009DOI Listing
March 2012

Methodological challenges in evaluating health care financing equity in data-poor contexts: lessons from Ghana, South Africa and Tanzania.

Adv Health Econ Health Serv Res 2009 ;21:133-56

Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK.

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October 2010

Measuring the benefits of health promotion programmes: application of the contingent valuation method.

Health Policy 2008 Aug 4;87(2):235-48. Epub 2008 Mar 4.

Health Policy Unit, Department of Public Health & Policy, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.healthpol.2008.01.004DOI Listing
August 2008

Aggregation rules for cost-benefit analysis: a health economics perspective.

Authors:
Josephine Borghi

Health Econ 2008 Jul;17(7):863-75

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hec.1304DOI Listing
July 2008

Countdown to 2015: assessment of donor assistance to maternal, newborn, and child health between 2003 and 2006.

Lancet 2008 Apr;371(9620):1268-75

Health Economics and Financing Programme, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(08)60561-9DOI Listing
April 2008

Using focus groups to develop contingent valuation scenarios--a case study of women's groups in rural Nepal.

Soc Sci Med 2007 Feb 14;64(3):531-42. Epub 2006 Nov 14.

Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel St., London WC1E 7HT, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2006.09.028DOI Listing
February 2007

Household costs of healthcare during pregnancy, delivery, and the postpartum period: a case study from Matlab, Bangladesh.

J Health Popul Nutr 2006 Dec;24(4):446-55

Infectious Disease and Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, UK.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3001148PMC
December 2006

Countdown to 2015: tracking donor assistance to maternal, newborn, and child health.

Lancet 2006 Sep;368(9541):1077-87

Health Economics and Financing Programme, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(06)69338-0DOI Listing
September 2006

Financial implications of skilled attendance at delivery in Nepal.

Trop Med Int Health 2006 Feb;11(2):228-37

Maternal Health Programme, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-3156.2005.01546.xDOI Listing
February 2006

Economic assessment of a women's group intervention to improve birth outcomes in rural Nepal.

Lancet 2005 Nov;366(9500):1882-4

Infectious Disease and Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(05)67758-6DOI Listing
November 2005

The cost-effectiveness of a competitive voucher scheme to reduce sexually transmitted infections in high-risk groups in Nicaragua.

Health Policy Plan 2005 Jul;20(4):222-31

Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel St, London, WC1E 7HT, UK.

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http://academic.oup.com/heapol/article/20/4/222/658681/The-c
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/heapol/czi026DOI Listing
July 2005

Costs of publicly provided maternity services in Rosario, Argentina.

Salud Publica Mex 2003 Jan-Feb;45(1):27-34

Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT.

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October 2003

The cost-effectiveness of routine versus restrictive episiotomy in Argentina.

Am J Obstet Gynecol 2002 Feb;186(2):221-8

Maternal and Child Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1067/mob.2002.119632DOI Listing
February 2002