By: Ana Maria Buller and Meghna Ranganathan, Assistant Professors at LSHTM and Amber Peterman, Consultant to the UNICEF Office of Research—Innocenti
This blog has been cross-posted with kind permission from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM).
We’ve all heard the statistics—intimate partner violence…
By Y-Ling Chi (Imperial College London), Kalipso Chalkidou (Center for Global Development) and Jesse Bump (Harvard University)
This blog is cross-posted with The Center for Global Development.
The scope of the problem
The allocation of aid has been a topic of much investigation across several different fields. In…
By Elvis García (DrPH student at Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health)
In the latest issue of Health Policy and Planning, ‘Beyond Gross National Income: Innovative methods for global health aid allocation’, Jesse Bump and colleagues analyze the complexities of resource allocation in Development Assistance, and underscore…
By Jesse Bump (Harvard University)
Who gets what in global health? Through what processes or according to what measures? Any ideas? Billions of lives are affected by these decisions and yet Global health aid is allocated through opaque processes using criteria that are not always disclosed…
By Chris Vickery (Biography below)
The establishment of Global Health Initiatives (GHIs) has seen a massive increase in funding for, depending on how one saw it, either health system-distorting, unintegrated vertical disease control programmes, or problem-focused, results-based strategic investments in key public health interventions. Tuberculosis (TB) was…
Our #CommunityMNH supplement – a tweet chat celebrating its launch!
Health Policy and Planning published a unique supplement looking at the first multi-country economic analyses of large scale community care for mothers and newborns…
By Natasha Salaria (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine)
Most cited content in 2016
The top 10 most cited is dominated entirely by our supplement papers on ‘The Emergence and Effectiveness of Global Health Networks’ published in April 2016. I have included the link to the supplement above- please…
By Jamie Enoch (Research Assistant in AIDS Policy, LSHTM)
Has 2016 been one of the worst years in history? Whatever your take on the overall state of the world, there is room to approach World AIDS Day with cautious optimism. UNAIDS estimates that over 18 million people are accessing antiretroviral…
By Dana Greeson (Columbia University) and Karen Grépin (Wilfrid Laurier University)
The success of health initiatives depends on how they are accepted by target communities. Do community members perceive the initiative as addressing a priority issue? Is the intervention culturally sensitive? Is there buy-in from community influencers? We…