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Does SDR Recycling Impair Reserve Management?
November 14, 2023
Improving School Management of Violence in Peru
November 22, 2023
Costing Healthcare Services Using Time-Driven Activity-Based Costing: A Simple Step-By-Step Guide for Data Collection and Analysis
October 24, 2022
Cost information is essential for priority setting and optimized resource allocation in the healthcare sector, especially in low- and middle-income countries where resource constraints and opportunity costs are significant. Time-driven activity-based costing (TDABC) has gained prominence as a means ...
COVID-19 and Women and Girls’ Health in Low and Middle-Income Countries: An Updated Review of the Evidence
October 25, 2021
In an updated review of how the COVID-19 pandemic has been affecting women’s and girls’ health in low- and middle-income contexts, we examine 247 studies between January and March 2021 (peer-reviewed papers, pre-prints, and working papers that met specific search terms, and contained empirical analy...
A Path to Resiliency: Mitigating the Impacts of COVID-19 on Essential Medicines Supply Chains
June 04, 2021
COVID-19 Vaccine Predictions: Using Mathematical Modelling and Expert Opinions to Estimate Timelines and Probabilities of Success of COVID-19 Vaccines
October 01, 2020
We collected publicly available information, interviewed experts, and used our diverse range of expertise to analyse and model the COVID-19 vaccine portfolio in order to generate predictions about the vaccine portfolio's timeline.
Beyond COVID-19: A Whole of Health Look at Impacts During the Pandemic Response
July 01, 2020
Substantial evidence has emerged relating to the potential magnitude of the indirect health effects of the coronavirus pandemic.This paper provides an overview of the lessons learned from previous outbreaks and economic crises in relation to indirect health effects as well as a framework for adoptin...
Creating a Better Candidate Pool for the Millennium Challenge Corporation
April 27, 2016
The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) was established to provide large-scale grant funding to poor, well-governed countries to support their efforts to reduce poverty and generate economic growth. However, the statutory definition of which countries are “poor” for the purposes...