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Henry Lucas - Research Fellow

Health and Nutrition; Digital and Technology; Emeritus Fellows
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Henry Lucas is a statistician focusing on health management information systems and the financing of health care in rural China. He is also interested in micro-computer based economic planning models using social accounting matrices, information systems for human resource planning, and social indicators. He is Director, Statistics for Development Policy.

The Human Development Innovation Fund (HDIF) identifies and supports innovations that have the potential to create social impact in education, health and WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene) across Tanzania.

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Future Health Systems is a research consortium working to improve access, affordability and quality of health services for the poor.

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A Consotiurm lead by Karolinska Institutet developing new research training capacity for low and middle-income countries (LMICs) in Asia, to promote research on social determinants of health.

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This project has been designed to examine the scope for mining industry public-private partnerships (PPP) to strengthen health systems and extend health services to underserved populations

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Major illness in the family has become an important cause of household impoverishment in China and the ex-command economies of Southeast Asia, as these countries have managed the transition to a market economy.

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This is the cover of the book ''A Practical Guide to Implementation Research on Health Systems'.

A Practical Guide to Implementation Research on Health Systems

This is an open access resource targeted primarily at post-graduate students intending to undertake field research on health systems interventions in resource-poor environments. More details

This is the cover to IDS Working Paper 443, 'Engaging with Health Markets in Low and Middle-Income Countries'.

Engaging with Health Markets in Low and Middle-Income Countries

IDS Working Paper 443 (2014)

Many low and middle-income countries have pluralistic health systems with a variety of providers of health-related goods and services in terms of their level of training, their ownership (public or private) and their relationship with the regulatory system. More details

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E-health and M-health in Bangladesh: Opportunities and Challenges

IDS Evidence Report 60 (2014)

There is growing enthusiasm amongst analysts of global health for the possibilities opened up by the rapid spread of mobile phone coverage. This includes substantially increasing access to health-related information and advice and to expert medical consultations. More details

This is the cover for IDS Bulletin 44.2, 'Real Time Monitoring for the Most Vulnerable'.

Real Time Monitoring for the Most Vulnerable

IDS Bulletin 44.2 (2013)

Developing real time information streams is about new ways of collecting traditional data, and of facilitating the sharing of existing data and knowledge across sectors and institutions. More details

This is the image for the book 'Transforming Health Markets in Asia and Africa: Improving Quality and Access for the Poor'.

Transforming Health Markets in Asia and Africa: Improving Quality and Access for the Poor

This book documents the problems associated with unregulated health markets and presents innovative approaches that have emerged to address them. More details

Thematic Expertise:
Health; Science and Society; Social Policy; Monitoring and Evaluation.

Related Programmes and Centres:
Future Health Systems.

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