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    • Building Resilient Health Systems: A Proposal for a Resilience Index 

      Kruk, Margaret; Ling, Emilia; Bitton, Asaf; Cammett, Melani; Cavanaugh, Karen; Chopra, Mickey; el-Jardali, Fadi; Macauley, Rose Jallah; Muraguri, Mwihaki Kimura; Konuma, Shiro; Marten, Robert; Martineau, Frederick; Myers, Michael; Rasanathan, Kumanan; Ruelas, Enrique; Soucat, Agnes; Sugihantono, Anung; Warnken, Heiko (BMJ, 2017-05-23)
      The 2014 west African Ebola epidemic shone a harsh light on the health systems of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. While decades of domestic and international investment had contributed to substantial progress on the ...
    • Do active patients seek higher quality prenatal care?: A panel data analysis from Nairobi, Kenya 

      Cohen, Jessica; Golub, Ginger; Kruk, Margaret E.; McConnell, Margaret (Academic Press, 2016)
      Despite poverty and limited access to health care, evidence is growing that patients in low-income countries are taking a more active role in their selection of health care providers. Urban areas such as Nairobi, Kenya ...
    • Factors influencing physicians’ choice of workplace: systematic review of drivers of attrition and policy interventions to address them 

      El Koussa, Maria; Atun, Rifat; Bowser, Diana; Kruk, Margaret E (Edinburgh University Global Health Society, 2016)
      Objectives: The movement of skilled physicians from the public to the private sector is a key constraint to achieving universal health coverage and is currently affecting health systems worldwide. This systematic review ...
    • How Can the Health System Retain Women in HIV Treatment for a Lifetime? A Discrete Choice Experiment in Ethiopia and Mozambique 

      Kruk, Margaret E.; Riley, Patricia L.; Palma, Anton M.; Adhikari, Sweta; Ahoua, Laurence; Arnaldo, Carlos; Belo, Dercio F.; Brusamento, Serena; Cumba, Luisa I. G.; Dziuban, Eric J.; El-Sadr, Wafaa M.; Gutema, Yoseph; Habtamu, Zelalem; Heller, Thomas; Kidanu, Aklilu; Langa, Judite; Mahagaja, Epifanio; McCarthy, Carey F.; Melaku, Zenebe; Shodell, Daniel; Tsiouris, Fatima; Young, Paul R.; Rabkin, Miriam (Public Library of Science, 2016)
      Introduction: Option B+, an approach that involves provision of antiretroviral therapy (ART) to all HIV-infected pregnant women for life, is the preferred strategy for prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV. ...
    • Moving Toward Patient-Centered Care in Africa: A Discrete Choice Experiment of Preferences for Delivery Care among 3,003 Tanzanian Women 

      Larson, Elysia; Vail, Daniel; Mbaruku, Godfrey M.; Kimweri, Angela; Freedman, Lynn P.; Kruk, Margaret E. (Public Library of Science, 2015)
      Objective: In order to develop patient-centered care we need to know what patients want and how changing socio-demographic factors shape their preferences. Methods: We fielded a structured questionnaire that included a ...
    • Obstetric Facility Quality and Newborn Mortality in Malawi: A Cross-Sectional Study 

      Leslie, Hannah H.; Fink, Günther; Nsona, Humphreys; Kruk, Margaret E. (Public Library of Science, 2016)
      Background: Ending preventable newborn deaths is a global health priority, but efforts to improve coverage of maternal and newborn care have not yielded expected gains in infant survival in many settings. One possible ...
    • Transforming Global Health by Improving the Science of Scale-Up 

      Kruk, Margaret E.; Yamey, Gavin; Angell, Sonia Y.; Beith, Alix; Cotlear, Daniel; Guanais, Frederico; Jacobs, Lisa; Saxenian, Helen; Victora, Cesar; Goosby, Eric (Public Library of Science, 2016)
      In its report Global Health 2035, the Commission on Investing in Health proposed that health investments can reduce mortality in nearly all low- and middle-income countries to very low levels, thereby averting 10 million ...