Manuela Straneo (Athena Institute, VU University) , Claudia Hanson (LSHTM and Karolinska Institutet), Lenka Benova (Institute of Tropical Medicine and LSHTM) , Thomas van den Akker (VU University and Leiden University)
What does it take to provide effective childbirth care to the poorest women in rural sub-Saharan Africa? Understanding where…
Health Policy and Planning publishes health policy and systems research focusing on low- and middle-income countries. The journal consists of four sections; Health Systems Research, Health Economics, Health Policy Processes and Implementation Research and Evaluation.
2020 was an extraordinary and challenging year with the COVID-19 pandemic hitting the…
By Amanda Landrian (University of California, Los Angeles)
Reducing maternal mortality remains a public health priority in many low- and middle-income countries. Great efforts have been made globally to increase institutional deliveries (versus delivering at home) as a means of addressing maternal mortality by increasing women’s access to…