HSRC REPORT: This paper reviews the six main approaches to demand-side projects and programmes, including the need to change user behaviour to improve health outcomes. The report also examines the different understandings of ‘demand side’ in various literatures, in operational and policy perspectives and in international agencies. It maps out the different ways in which… Read more
HSRC REPORT: This paper reviews experiences of social agencies contracting with the private sector to provide health care services, and focuses on the capacity of this mechanism to improve access to services by the poor.
HSRC REPORT: This paper aims to contribute to the development of common understanding of the reality in countries where most poor people live and to formulate practical strategies for meeting the needs of the poor. It explores the use of different strategies and frameworks that take into account the different contexts prevalent in developing countries,… Read more
HSRC REPORT: This review examines the systematic and individual causes of multiple job-holding (MJH) and evidence on its prevalence through an analysis of country-level conditions. It draws attention to the need to conduct more research and evaluation of causes of multiple job holding among health workers.
HSRC REPORT: This report provides an overview of the implications of international recruitment of health workers to the UK.
HSRC REPORT: This paper aims to increase understanding of the requirements for introducing and scaling up provision of Anti-retroviral Therapy (ART) as part of comprehensive HIV/AIDS programmes in resource-poor countries. It explores the feasibility of ART in resource poor settings;the different approaches taken to the delievery of ART; the issues to be considered in scaling… Read more
HSRC REPORT: This report is based on a two day NHS Briefing seminar held in June 2003 for advisors from the Department for International Development about recent developments in the NHS.
HSRC REPORT: This annex provides an overview of the main operating international social marketing organisations. It provides information about their locations, programme strategies, goals and expenditures.
HSRC REPORT: This annex provides the information that it has been possible to obtain from a range of sources in order to determine the level and extent of DFID funding and support for social marketing – both centrally and through bilateral funds. This includes the specification of the social marketing organisation receiving support.
HSRC REPORT: This annex provides an overview of social marketing, including definitions, forms and models currently in operation.
HSRC REPORT: This annex addresses contractual issues relating to the delivery of social marketing projects funded by DFID. It is largely based on the findings of the case studies.