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Exploring the use of routinely-available, retrospective data to study the association between malaria control scale-up and micro-economic outcomes in Zambia

Country-level evidence on the impact of malaria control on micro-economic outcomes is vital for mobilizing domestic and donor resources for malaria control. Using routinely available survey data could facilitate this investigation in a cost-efficient way. The authors of this study used Malaria Indicator Surveys (MIS) and Living Conditions Monitoring Survey (LCMS) data from 2006 to […]

Association between Malaria Control Scale-Up and Microeconomic Outcomes: Evidence from a Retrospective Analysis in Zambia

An HFG study assessing the associations between malaria control scale-up and micro-economic indicators in Zambia, where significant progress has been made in scaling up effective malaria control strategies, was presented at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. Using data from 2006 to 2010 on the distribution of insecticide-treated […]

Evaluating the Costs and Efficiency of Integrating Family Planning Services into HIV and AIDS Treatment Services in Zambia

Resource Type: Report Authors: Sophie Faye, Benjamin Johns, Elaine Baruwa, Kelley Ambrose Published: October 2015 Resource Description: Integrating the delivery of health services is viewed as a priority in the fight for an AIDS-free generation, because this integration has the potential to improve access to HIV, family planning (FP), and other services and provide continuity of care for […]

Impact of Health Systems Strengthening on Health

Leaders in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) require timely and compelling evidence about how to strengthen their health systems to improve the health and well-being of their citizens. Yet, evidence on how to strengthen health system performance to achieve sustainable health improvements at scale, particularly toward Ending Preventable Child and Maternal Deaths (EPCMD), fostering an AIDS-Free Generation (AFG), and Protecting Communities […]

РЕЗЮМЕ ЗВІТУ ЩОДО ЕКОНОМІЧНОЇ ЕФЕКТИВНОСТІ НАДАННЯ ПОСЛУГИ З КОНСУЛЬТУВАННЯ І ТЕСТУВАННЯ НА ВІЛ ІЗ ЗАСТОСУВАННЯМ ШВИДКИХ ТЕСТІВ НА РІВНІ ПЕРВИННОЇ ЛАНКИ ОХОРОНИ ЗДОРОВ’Я УКРАЇНИ

Україна має найвищий показник поширеності ВІЛ-інфекції серед країн Європи. Медичні послуги з ВІЛ в Україні здебільшого надаються через вертикально структуровану систему, і хоча вони орієнтовані на ключові групи населення, така

Final Report on the Cost-Effectiveness of Providing HIV Testing and Counseling Using Rapid Tests at the Primary Health Care Level in Ukraine

HIV service delivery in Ukraine is a vertically structured system, targeting key populations, but compromising efficiency and access to care. HIV testing and counseling (HTC) service is especially meaningful in Ukraine, where of the total estimated number of 238,000 people living with HIV (PLHIV), only 138,000 were registered for HIV care in January 2015. Currently, […]

Sustaining HIV/AIDS Treatment Services: Estimating the Health Insurance Liability for Treatment of HIV/AIDS in Vietnam (2015-2020)

Vietnam’s HIV/AIDS response is mainly financed by external sources, with 73% of spending on HIV funded by international donors for the period 2008-2010. As donor funding is expected to decline over the coming years, it is critical for the Government of Vietnam (GVN) to identify viable solutions for sustaining HIV/AIDS activities. The Decision No 1899/QD-TTg, […]

Association Between Malaria Control and Paediatric Blood Transfusions in Rural Zambia: an Interrupted Time-Series Analysis

This study published in the Malaria Journal investigates the association between malaria control scale-up and the use of pediatric blood transfusions, which can reduce mortality among children with severe malarial anemia. The study aims to better understand the effect of malaria control scale-up on availability of hospital-level resources, specifically blood, which can be used by […]

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