Cost-Effectiveness of Results-Based Financing Programs in Zimbabwe and Zambia
Profs. Shepard and Zeng have been leading projects for the Bank to develop methods for performing a cost-effectiveness analysis of Results-Based Financing (RBF) programs and applying them to maternal-child health (MCH) services in Zambia and Zimbabwe. Both countries’ RBF programs proved highly cost-effective. Methods and results should be informative to other RBF and MCH programs.
About the speakers
Donald S. Shepard, PhD, is Professor at the Schneider Institutes for Health Policy at the Heller School, Brandeis University. Director of the Institutes' group on cost and value and the author of 200 publications, he is a health economist working in both the United States and globally. His major concentrations are cost and cost-effectiveness analysis in health, health financing, and performance incentives.
Wu Zeng, MD, PhD, is Assistant Research Professor at the Schneider Institutes for Health Policy at the Heller School, Brandeis University, with expertise on health financing, health system strengthening, and comparative evaluation.
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