Squire, Lyn and Jones, Andrew M and Thomas, Ranjeeta (2010): Evaluating Innovative Health Programs: Lessons for Health Policy.
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The Global Development Network’s (GDN) project “Evaluating Innovative Health Programs” (EIHP), funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, seeks to inform policy on the effectiveness of health solutions that have the potential to improve health outcomes in developing countries. It evaluates the impact of nineteen programs from across developing and transition countries that focus on the health-related Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) of reducing child and maternal mortality, and halting and reversing the trend of communicable diseases such as HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases. The policy implications of the diverse set of interventions are distinguished between programs that involved earmarking resources, changing incentives, and developing innovative methods of health care delivery.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Evaluating Innovative Health Programs: Lessons for Health Policy|
|Keywords:||Millennium Development Goals; child and maternal health; communicable diseases; impact evaluation; capacity building; Asia; Africa; Latin America|
|Subjects:||H - Public Economics > H5 - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies > H51 - Government Expenditures and Health
I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I1 - Health > I18 - Government Policy ; Regulation ; Public Health
O - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth > O5 - Economywide Country Studies > O50 - General
|Depositing User:||Ranjeeta Thomas|
|Date Deposited:||10. Mar 2011 12:21|
|Last Modified:||17. Feb 2013 22:30|
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