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Economic Evaluation of Nationally Scaled Point-of-Care Diagnostic Platforms for Viral Load Monitoring in Kenya

Resource Type: Report Authors: Emily Mangone, Christopher Cintron, Ben Johns, Victor Mudhune, & Carlos Avila Published: September 2018 Resource Description: These findings highlight the fact that while the current central laboratory viral load (VL) monitoring program functions well, innovative technologies and approaches such as point-of-care viral (POC VL) load monitoring can improve the expediency and effectiveness of […]

Malaria Economic Research Literature Scan Tool & Guide

Many countries have made impressive gains in decreasing malaria mortality and incidence. Mortality has decreased by 60 percent, with 6.2 million lives saved since 2000. To achieve a malaria-free world, funding for cost-effective interventions and efficient malaria control programs must be sustained to preserve gains, reduce, and ultimately eliminate transmission. The WHO Global Technical Strategy […]

A Digital Platform to Manage Out-of-Pocket Health Care Expenses

By Pamela Riley | Original Post Found on Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP)  Patients in developing countries spent $148 billion in out-of-pocket health care expenses in 2015. The Sustainable Development Goal for health envisions universal coverage for “essential health services,” and there’s no doubt that efforts made to achieve this goal will reduce the burden of out-of-pocket […]

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