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Female Education and Maternal Health Care Utilization in Uganda

Extensive literature suggests that female education is a very strong and consistent predictor of maternal health-seeking behaviour. A deeper understanding calls for an investigation of how female education affects this behaviour. It is argued that…

What Factors Influence Health Policy Entrepreneurs in West Africa?

"This paper investigates the agenda-setting criteria used by policy entrepreneurs directly involved in the implementation of user-fee abolition or reduction policies for maternal care services in Africa. The study uses an experimental technique, bes…

Increasing the Uptake of HIV Testing in Maternal Health in Malawi

"Improving the uptake of HIV testing among women who have an unknown HIV status is essential to reducing the rates of MTCT. This study highlights a number of key issues that can be addressed through targeted programs and policies. The lack of avail…

Monetary Incentives can Increase Antenatal Care Visits and Health Facility Deliveries in Zambia

Monetary incentives for community-based volunteers can increase the number of women accompanied to seek antenatal care during their first trimester of pregnancy and the number of deliveries in health facilities. Increasing early antenatal care visit…

Monetary Incentives and Early Initiation of Antenatal Care: A Matched-pair, Parallel-cluster Randomized Trial in Zambia

Monetary incentives are often used to increase the motivation and output of health service providers. However, the focus has generally been on frontline health service providers. Using a cluster randomized trial, we evaluate the effect of monetary i…

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