CGD and external researchers are investigating applications of COD Aid in the health sector to help achieve goals such as improving maternal health, reducing child mortality, and preventing HIV/AIDS. The following papers offer proposals for these applications of a COD Aid approach.
Cash On Delivery Aid for Health: What Indicators Would Work Best?
This paper by William Savedoff and Katie Douglas Martel discusses key characteristics of a successful COD Aid agreement in the health sector and suitable indicators for goals such as reducing child mortality, maternal mortality, and the prevalence of malaria and HIV/AIDS.
Using Incentives to Prevent HIV Infections
In the second of a series of three CGD essays, Mead Over discusses how the right incentives can help aid agencies and recipient country governments achieve success in HIV/AIDS prevention, and improve the measurement of these achievements.