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Political settlements and the implementation of maternal health policy in the developing world: A comparative case study of Rwanda, Ghana, Uganda and Bangladesh

Working paper 137 Download pdf Tim Kelsall Maternal health, and in particular the issue of reducing maternal mortality, has been

Will South Asia achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030? Learning from the MDGs experience

Working paper 126 Download pdf M. Niaz Asadullah, Antonio Savoia and Kunal Sen This paper contributes to the debate on the Sustainable Development

Political settlements and the delivery of maternal health services in rural Uganda
Political settlements and the delivery of maternal health services in rural Uganda

Working paper 113 Download pdf Badru Bukenya and Frederick Golooba-Mutebi Technical questions, such as systems development and management; governance, the

The political economy of maternal healthcare in Ghana
The political economy of maternal healthcare in Ghana

Working paper 107 Download pdf Abdul-Gafaru Abdulai Despite substantial improvements in access to health services in Ghana during the last

Delivering maternal health services in Rwanda: The role of politics
Delivering maternal health services in Rwanda: The role of politics

Working paper 106 Download pdf Frederick Golooba-Mutebi with Yvonne Habiyonizeye Studies examining the impact of different kinds of organisational and

New article in World Development: Why has Rwanda achieved the top health insurance enrolment in Sub-Saharan Africa?

  11 April 2018 ESID researcher Benjamin Chemouni has published his research on social protection as an open access article

Big media for BIGD event in Bangladesh

2 March 2017 Our recent policy workshop with leading Bangladesh experts on growth, education, health and women's empowerment has received

Unpacking the ‘Bangladesh paradox’: the politics of inclusive economic and social development

  Dr Mathilde Maitrot 22 February 2017 Global Challenge Research Fund Postdoctoral Fellow, Mathilde Maitrot reports from the ESID and BIGD

The political path to universal health coverage: Elite commitment to community-based health insurance in Rwanda

Working paper 72 Download pdf Benjamin Chemouni Rwanda is the country with the highest enrolment in health insurance in Sub-Saharan

Social protection in an aspiring ‘developmental state’: The political drivers of community-based health insurance in Ethiopia
Social protection in an aspiring ‘developmental state’: The political drivers of community-based health insurance in Ethiopia

Working paper 71 Download pdf Tom Lavers Ethiopia has been piloting and scaling up a community-based health insurance scheme for

Maternal Health Care in Developing Countries – A presentation

9 May 2016 ESID's Tim Kelsall, Frederick Golooba-Mutebi and Sam Hickey recently presented their research on the performance of maternal

What are our findings on Ghana?

    Anna Webster 13 April 2016   So the ESID team are back in Manchester following a great week

Politics and health service delivery: Insights from Ghana

Briefing No. 16 Ghana has a mixed record in terms of health outcomes. Research presented in this briefing suggests that

Researching the political economy of social protection in Africa

30 March 2015 By Tom Lavers When and why do states take a direct interest in the welfare of their

Dr Tim Kelsall

Role Tim Kelsall is a Senior Research Fellow at the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), London, and and Research Director for

Social accountability or social transformation? Working ‘with’ and ‘against’ the grain

06 March 2015 By Sophie King Social accountability has become an important ‘buzzword’ among development actors seeking to understand the

Seiha Heng

Role Seiha Heng is a Research Fellow at the Cambodia Development Resource Institute (CDRI) in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Research Seiha

Paths to development: Is there a Bangladesh surprise?

15 January 2015 [5 December 2014 original post]. By Niaz Asadullah and Antonio Savoia. Bangladesh’s economy has recorded remarkable economic

The political economy of inclusive healthcare in Cambodia
The political economy of inclusive healthcare in Cambodia

16 December 2014 In their latest ESID working paper, Tim Kelsall and Seiha Heng explain how Cambodia’s political settlement is

The political economy of inclusive healthcare in Cambodia

Working paper 43 Download pdf Tim Kelsall and Seiha Heng Over the past 15 years, Cambodia has made significant strides

The political settlement and social provisioning in Cambodia

Objective In this project, political settlements and social provisioning in Cambodia are explored, using the health service as the unit

Are service-delivery NGOs building state capacity in the global South? Experiences from HIV/AIDS programmes in rural Uganda

Working paper 22 Download pdf Badru Bukenya Abstract Service-delivery NGOs are often attacked for abandoning the pursuit of ‘alternative development’