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Grants

International Health

Diana Bower (PI), Donald Shepard, Wu Zeng, Yara Halasa, Jini Etolue, Tyler Morrill
“Cost-Effectiveness Study for the m4Change Project in Nigeria”
Funder: Pathfinder International

This project will assess the cost effectiveness of a mobile health device being used in 10 primary health care facilities in Nigeria by Pathfinder International to improve antenatal care for pregnant women. The team will assess the incremental costs associated with a potential increase in antenatal care visits as well as improvement in quality of care for women visiting the facilities over the period 2010-2014. The team will evaluate additional services including the provision of tetanus toxoid vaccination, malaria treatment, antenatal visits in the first trimester, and referrals for high risk cases. 


Donald Shepard (PI), Wu Zeng, Nina Kammerer
“Harmonizing Social Health Protection in East Africa”
Funder: Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ); subcontract to Brandeis from Global Health Issues and Solutions, LTD

This project will perform a baseline assessment of existing social health protection mechanisms within the five member states of the East African Community: the Republic of Burundi, the Republic of Kenya, the Republic of Rwanda, the United Republic of Tanzania and the Republic of Uganda.

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