Henry Lucas

Henry Lucas

Research Fellow

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.



Review of UN Country Teams Engagement

The purpose of this review is to assess how effective the involvement of United Nations agencies, collectively and individually, has been in the Poverty Reduction Strategy processes.


Poverty Reduction Strategies: Approaches to Monitoring and Evaluation

More than 40 countries, including many of the poorest, have thus far produced Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs) in response to the international initiative led by the World Bank. The major donor agencies are now realigning their aid strategies around these documents.


Journal Article

Impact of an Innovative Tuberculosis Financing and Payment Model on Health Service Utilization by Tuberculosis Patients in China: Do the Poor Fare Better than the Rich?

Infectious Diseases of Poverty;44

Tuberculosis (TB) prevalence is closely associated with poverty in China, and poor patients face more barriers to treatment. Using an insurance-based approach, the China-Gates TB program Phase II was implemented between 2012 and 2014 in three cities in China to improve access to TB care and...

Henry Lucas
Henry Lucas & 9 others

11 June 2019

Journal Article

Impact of an Innovative Financing and Payment Model on Tuberculosis Patients’ Financial Burden: is Tuberculosis Care More Affordable for the Poor?

Background: In response to the high financial burden of health services facing tuberculosis (TB) patients in China, the China-Gates TB project, Phase II, has implemented a new financing and payment model as an important component of the overall project in three cities in eastern, central and...

Henry Lucas
Henry Lucas & 11 others

26 March 2019


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. The book consists of twelve chapters addressing theory, methodology, analysis, and influencing policy. Each...

Merrick Zwarenstein

1 March 2019

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