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Volume 13 Supplement 2

Use of health impact metrics for programmatic decision making in global health

Research

Edited by Patricia H David

Publication charges for this supplement were funded by Population Services International, a registered non-profit organization. The Supplement Editor declares that she has no competing interests.

  1. Implementing organizations are pressured to be accountable for performance. Many health impact metrics present limitations for priority setting; they do not permit comparisons across different interventions or...

    Authors: Kim Longfield, Brian Smith, Rob Gray, Lek Ngamkitpaiboon and Nadja Vielot
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2013 13(Suppl 2):S2
  2. Global health implementing organizations benefit most from health impact estimation models that isolate the individual effects of distributed products and services - a feature not typically found in interventi...

    Authors: Hongmei Yang, Susan Duvall, Amy Ratcliffe, David Jeffries and Warren Stevens
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2013 13(Suppl 2):S3
  3. Developing effective methods for measuring the health impact of social franchising programs is vital for demonstrating the value of this innovative service delivery model, particularly given its rapid expansio...

    Authors: Dominic Montagu, Lek Ngamkitpaiboon, Susan Duvall and Amy Ratcliffe
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2013 13(Suppl 2):S4
  4. Individual family planning service delivery organisations currently rely on service provision data and couple-years of protection as health impact measures. Due to the substitution effect and the continuation ...

    Authors: Michelle B Weinberger, Kenzo Fry, Tania Boler and Kristen Hopkins
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2013 13(Suppl 2):S5
  5. The majority of social marketing programs are intended to reach the poor. It is therefore essential that social marketing organizations monitor the health equity of their programs and improve targeting when th...

    Authors: Nirali M Chakraborty, Rebecca Firestone and Nicole Bellows
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2013 13(Suppl 2):S6

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