Tag Archives: Healthcare

The COVID-19 pandemic and associated catastrophic financial burden: a tragedy still in the making

Rakesh Parashar, Ankita Mukherjee (Oxford Policy Management, Delhi) In this blog series we are giving a voice to practitioners, implementers and policy-makers involved in national COVID-19 responses in low- and middle-income countries.  These posts seek to facilitate timely cross- learning … Continue reading

Newborns are newborn on the global agenda

By Professor Joy Lawn, MARCH Centre Director   Newborns are newborn on the global agenda; yet over 5,000 newborn deaths could be prevented every day.   2.6 million newborn deaths happen every year, 7000 per day. For the first time … Continue reading

Reducing Childhood Wasting: What Works? What Doesn’t?

John Peabody (University of California and QURE Healthcare) and David Paculdo (QURE Healthcare) When governments look for ways to improve health care they grapple with questions of where and how best to spend scarce healthcare dollars. Urgency seems to take … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

Journey to the Heart of India

HEART OF INDIA On the 2nd of April I arrived in Nagpur, the geographic centre of India, to begin work on the VISHRAM (VIdarbha Stress and Health progRAM) pilot study, and it being my first trip to the country, I … Continue reading