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Overcoming health-systems constraints to achieve the Millennium Development Goals
Effective interventions exist for many priority health problems in low income countries; prices are falling, and funds are increasing. However, progress towards agreed health goals remains slow.Expand
World Health Report 2000
Maternal health in poor countries: the broader context and a call for action
In this paper, we take a broad perspective on maternal health and place it in its wider context. We draw attention to the economic and social vulnerability of pregnant women, and stress theExpand
Cost-effectiveness of improved treatment services for sexually transmitted diseases in preventing HIV-1 infection in Mwanza Region, Tanzania
BACKGROUND A community-randomised trial was undertaken to assess the impact, cost, and cost-effectiveness of averting HIV-1 infection through improved management of sexually transmitted diseasesExpand
The Challenge of Health Sector Reform: What Must Governments Do?
List of Tables List of Figures List of Boxes List of Acronyms Preface Notes on the Contributors Health Sector Reform and New Public Management The Structure and Performance of Health SystemsExpand
The Challenge of Health Sector Reform
Private Health Providers in Developing Countries: Serving the Public Interest
This work presents the results from a co-ordinated programme of research on the private health care sector including studies carried out by Asian, African and Latin American researchers. It drawsExpand
Strengthening Health Systems
Priorities in Health
This companion guide to Disease Control Priorities in Developing Countries, second edition, speeds the diffusion of life-saving knowledge by distilling the contents of the larger volume into anExpand