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Twenty years of health system reform in Brazil : an assessment of the sistema unico de saude (English)

It has been more than 20 years since Brazil's 1988 Constitution formally established the Unified Health System (Sistema Unico de Saude, SUS). ... See More +

Publication 78682 JUN 13, 2013

Gragnolati, Michele; Lindelow, Magnus; Couttolenc, Bernard

Government spending and central-local relations in Thailand's health sector (English)

This paper focuses on efficiency and equity in the financing of health services, and the evolving role of central and local government in the health sector. ... See More +

Working Paper 75680 AUG 01, 2012

Lindelow, Magnus; Hawkins, Loraine; Osornprasop, Sutayut

Thailand - Public finance management report (English)

This discussion paper is one of five discussion papers for the Thailand public financial management report. It focuses on efficiency and equity in the financing of health services, and the evolving role of central and local government in the health sector. ... See More +

Working Paper 71538 APR 01, 2011

Lindelow, Magnus; Hawkins, Loraine; Osornprasop, Sutayut

Discovering the real world : health workers' career choices and early work experience in Ethiopia (English)

The Ethiopian health sector faces a number of challenges related to human resources, including geographical imbalances in the distribution of health workers, problems with job satisfaction, and a high willingness to migrate abroad. ... See More +

Publication 55545 JUN 24, 2010

Serra, Danila; Serneels, Pieter; Lindelow, Magnus; Montalvo, Jose G.;

Are health shocks different ? evidence from a multi-shock survey in Laos (English)

In Laos health shocks are more common than most other shocks and more concentrated among the poor. They tend to be more idiosyncratic than non-health shocks, and are more costly, partly because they lead to high medical expenses, but also because they lead to income losses that are sizeable compared with the income losses associated with non-health shocks. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5335 JUN 01, 2010

Wagstaff, Adam; Lindelow, Magnus

Poverty in Lao PDR 2008 : Lao expenditure and consumption survey 1992/03-2007/08 (Laotian)

The findings presented in this report are based on data obtained from sample villages and households with results that are nationally representative for Lao PDR. ... See More +

Other Poverty Study 70411 JAN 01, 2010

Lindelow, Magnus; Fenton, Nina; Engvall, Anders

Reforming China's rural health system (English)

This book began in 2003 during the initial formulations of China's 11th five-year plan, which covers the period 2006-10. During the entire period, the rural health Analytic and Advisory Activities (AAA) team analyzed the sector and debated reform options with government officials and scholars. ... See More +

Other Health Study 49049 JUN 16, 2009

Wagstaff, Adam; Lindelow, Magnus; Wang, Shiyong; Zhang, Shuo; Chinese

Reforming China's rural health system (Chinese)

This book began in 2003 during the initial formulations of China's 11th five-year plan, which covers the period 2006-10. During the entire period, the rural health Analytic and Advisory Activities (AAA) team analyzed the sector and debated reform options with government officials and scholars. ... See More +

Other Health Study 49049 FEB 01, 2009

Wagstaff, Adam; Lindelow, Magnus; Wang, Shiyong; Zhang, Shuo; English

Discovering the real world : how health workers' early work experience affects their career preferences - findings from the second wave of a cohort study of young Ethiopian doctors and nurses (English)

The Ethiopian health sector faces a number of challenges related to human resources, like geographical imbalances, problem with job satisfaction and a high willingness to migrate abroad. ... See More +

Working Paper 53125 JUN 01, 2008

Lindelow, Magnus; Serneels, Pieter; Serra, Danila

Analyzing health equity using household survey data : a guide to techniques and their implementation (English)

This book shows how to implement a variety of analytic tools that allow health equity - along different dimensions and in different spheres - to be quantified. ... See More +

Publication 42480 NOV 02, 2007

O'Donnell, Owen; van Doorslaer, Eddy; Wagstaff, Adam; Lindelow, Magnus

For public service or money : understanding geographical imbalances in the health workforce (English)

Geographical imbalances in the health workforce have been a consistent feature of nearly all health systems, and especially in developing countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 53128 AUG 01, 2007

Lindelow, Magnus; Garcia-Montalvo, Jose; Barr, Abigail; Serneels, Pieter

Extending health insurance to the rural population : an impact evaluation of China's new cooperative medical scheme (English)

In 2003, after over 20 years of minimal health insurance coverage in rural areas, China launched a heavily subsidized voluntary health insurance program for rural residents. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4150 MAR 01, 2007

Wagstaff, Adam; Lindelow, Magnus; Gao Jun; Xu Ling; Qian Juncheng

Health Service Delivery in China: A Literature Review (English)

The authors report the results of a review of the Chinese-language and English-language literatures on service delivery in China, asking how well China's health care providers perform, what determines their performance, and how the government can improve it. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3978 AUG 01, 2006

Eggleston, Karen; Ling, Li; Qingyue, Meng; Lindelow, Magnus; Wagstaff, Adam

Health shocks in China : are the poor and uninsured less protected ? (English)

Health shocks have been shown to have important economic consequences in industrial countries. Less is known about how health shocks affect income, consumption, labor market outcomes, and medical expenditures in middle- and low-income countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3740 OCT 01, 2005

Lindelow, Magnus; Wagstaff, Adam

Can insurance increase financial risk ? The curious case of health insurance in China (English)

The most basic argument for insurance is that it reduces financial risk. But since insurance opens up new opportunities for consuming expensive high-technology care which permits health improvements that are valued by the insured, and because in many settings the provider is able and has an incentive to exploit the informational advantage he has over the patient, it is not immediately obvious that insurance will in practice reduce financial risk. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3741 OCT 01, 2005

Wagstaff, Adam; Lindelow, Magnus

For public service or money : understanding geographical imbalances in the health workforce (English)

Geographical imbalances in the health workforce have been a consistent feature of nearly all health systems, especially in developing countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3686 AUG 01, 2005

Lindelow, Magnus; Barr, Abigail; Garcia-Montalvo, Jose; Serneels, Pieter

The performance of health workers in Ethiopia - results from qualitative research (English)

Insufficient attention has been paid to understanding what determines the performance of health workers and how they make labor market choices. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3558 APR 01, 2005

Lindelow, Magnus; Lemma, Teigist; Serneels, Pieter

Sometimes more equal than others : how health inequalities depend on the choice of welfare indicator (English)

A large body of empirical work in recent years has focused on measuring and explaining socioeconomic inequalities in health outcomes and health service use. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3329 JUN 01, 2004

Lindelow, Magnus

Health care decisions as a family matter - intra-household education externalities and the utilization of health services (English)

The author is concerned with the role of education as a determinant of health care choices. His central premise is that utilization of health services is determined not solely by an individual's own education, but rather by a notion of effective education, which incorporates the educational attainment of other household members. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3324 JUN 01, 2004

Lindelow, Magnus

Primary health care in Mozambique : service delivery in a complex hierarchy (English)

This report presents findings from a nationwide Expenditure Tracing and Service delivery Survey (ETSDS) implemented in Mozambique between August and October 2002. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 29097 APR 01, 2004

Lindelow, Magnus; Ward, Patrick; Zorzi, Nathalie

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Twenty years of health system reform in Brazil : an assessment of the sistema unico de saude (English)
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JUN 13, 2013 78682 Publication
Government spending and central-local relations in Thailand's health sector (English)
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AUG 01, 2012 75680 Working Paper
Thailand - Public finance management report (English)
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APR 01, 2011 71538 Working Paper
Discovering the real world : health workers' career choices and early work experience in Ethiopia (English)
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JUN 24, 2010 55545 Publication
Are health shocks different ? evidence from a multi-shock survey in Laos (English)
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JUN 01, 2010 WPS5335 Policy Research Working Paper
Poverty in Lao PDR 2008 : Lao expenditure and consumption survey 1992/03-2007/08 (Laotian)
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JAN 01, 2010 70411 Other Poverty Study
Reforming China's rural health system (English)
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JUN 16, 2009 49049 Other Health Study Chinese
Reforming China's rural health system (Chinese)
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FEB 01, 2009 49049 Other Health Study English
Discovering the real world : how health workers' early work experience affects their career preferences - findings from the second wave of a cohort study of young Ethiopian doctors and nurses (English)
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JUN 01, 2008 53125 Working Paper
Analyzing health equity using household survey data : a guide to techniques and their implementation (English)
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NOV 02, 2007 42480 Publication
For public service or money : understanding geographical imbalances in the health workforce (English)
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AUG 01, 2007 53128 Working Paper
Extending health insurance to the rural population : an impact evaluation of China's new cooperative medical scheme (English)
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MAR 01, 2007 WPS4150 Policy Research Working Paper
Health Service Delivery in China: A Literature Review (English)
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AUG 01, 2006 WPS3978 Policy Research Working Paper
Health shocks in China : are the poor and uninsured less protected ? (English)
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OCT 01, 2005 WPS3740 Policy Research Working Paper
Can insurance increase financial risk ? The curious case of health insurance in China (English)
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OCT 01, 2005 WPS3741 Policy Research Working Paper
For public service or money : understanding geographical imbalances in the health workforce (English)
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AUG 01, 2005 WPS3686 Policy Research Working Paper
The performance of health workers in Ethiopia - results from qualitative research (English)
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APR 01, 2005 WPS3558 Policy Research Working Paper
Sometimes more equal than others : how health inequalities depend on the choice of welfare indicator (English)
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JUN 01, 2004 WPS3329 Policy Research Working Paper
Health care decisions as a family matter - intra-household education externalities and the utilization of health services (English)
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JUN 01, 2004 WPS3324 Policy Research Working Paper
Primary health care in Mozambique : service delivery in a complex hierarchy (English)
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APR 01, 2004 29097 Working Paper (Numbered Series)