This study aims to assess the value, feasibility and acceptability of providing provider-initiated HIV voluntary counseling, testing, and referral in district hospitals in Thailand, using a cluster-randomization trial with pre-post test design, as compared to voluntary HIV testing.
This paper examines whether Ghana's National Health Insurance Scheme has accomplished its goal by contrasting the maternal health outcomes of members and non-members who experienced a pregnancy in the four years preceding the date of survey, controlling for their observable characteristics via matching techniques.
Rwanda implemented performance-based financing (PBF) at the national scale in 2006 for maternal and child health care services. The purpose of this study is to assess the impact of the PBF intervention on the maternal and child health service in Rwanda.
This study examines the impact of the program on health status indicators of mothers and children as these are the primary target beneficiaries of the program in Ethiopia's Health Services Extension Program of 2003.
This paper evaluates a program in Managua, Nicaragua that randomized incentives to obtain health insurance, enabling an estimation of the causal effects of having insurance among informal sector workers who were previously uninsured.
The Chinese government initiated the national Safe Motherhood (SM) Program in 2000. The study aims to reduce maternal mortality rates (MMR) through the enhancement of maternal and child health (MCH) care. The goal of this study was to evaluate the impact of the program.
This study investigates the mechanisms through which reductions in infant and maternal mortality and morbidity take place in Ukraine, by estimating the impact of the Mother and Infant Health Project (MIHP) on prenatal care use, intermediate health outcomes, and mortality components.
This paper aims to provide new causal evidence on the effects of a CCT program (with only school attendance used as a condition to receive the transfers) on the sexual behavior of the young female beneficiaries of the program in Malawi.
This study examines evidence on the impact of being insured in India – through Yeshasvini community health financing program –on healthcare utilization, financial protection, treatment outcomes and economic well-being.
Are teachers who have benefited from HIV-AIDS teacher training programs more likely to significantly affect the knowledge, attitudes, and behavior of their students, when compared to teachers who have not? This study assesses the impact of a typical HIV-AIDS teacher training program in Cameroon on student knowledge, attitudes and behavior.
This paper analyzes the direct and indirect impacts of Brazil’s Family Health Program. Direct impacts are related to the effects of the program on health outcomes. Indirect impacts refer to the effects of the program, through changes in health, on household behavior related to child labor and schooling, employment of adults, and fertility.
The study evaluates the health impacts of the volunteer intervention using quasi-experimental design and cluster analysis, and by estimating the average treatment effect on the treated using propensity score matching methods with two-stage sample data collection.