All posts tagged Ghana

Survival needs or health care? Challenges accessing health care among female migrants in Accra, Ghana

By Samantha R. Lattof, PhD (London School of Economics and Political Science)

Background

Every week whilst collecting the data for my recent article in Health Policy and Planning, I heard reports of female migrants dying in Accra, Ghana.  Some of these deaths were accidental.  Others, like deaths from malaria or…

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Injecting a business perspective into routine immunization programs

By Christian Suharlim (Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health)

Cross-posted at immunizationeconomics.org.

Imagine you own a parking garage business. Half of your costs are associated with owning, building, and maintaining the property – a third for labor costs associated with managing the operations – and the rest for…

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Bearing the cost of informal mhealth: a call to action

By Katie Hampshire (Durham University)

This wasn’t a paper I’d been intending to write – rather, it demanded to be written in Health Policy and Planning. We had been working for the last three years on an ESRC/DFID-funded project researching the impacts of mobile phone use on…

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