Santé

Le secteur Santé de J-PAL a pour objectif d’encourager les comportements favorables à la santé, d’améliorer la prestation de services de soins de santé et de mieux comprendre le rôle que peut avoir la santé dans la réduction de la pauvreté. 

   

News

World Malaria Day: End Malaria by Preventing It

This year’s theme for World Malaria Day is “End Malaria for Good”—a theme that reflects the tremendous progress that has been made since 2000 in reducing the incidence of the disease, as well as a...

Évaluation

The Impact of Training Informal Healthcare Providers in India

Informal healthcare workers with little to no training provide more than 70 percent of all primary care in rural India. In this study, researchers evaluated the impact of a nine-month training...

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Recognizing World Health Day: Discovering what works to improve mental health around the world

We often think about health in physical terms, and even then, we sometimes take our own health for granted until we start to feel poorly or become sick ourselves. The World Health Organization,...

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Strategies to Combat the Opioid Epidemic: What We Know and Where to Go from Here

As part of ongoing engagement with the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, J-PAL North America created a policy brief summarizing the evidence for select interventions to treat opioid...

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Évaluation

Améliorer la santé de tous, Ouganda

Objectif : étudier si un service de santé au porte à porte offrant des interventions simples peut permettre de réduire la mortalité et la morbidité de régions rurales et périurbaines d'Ouganda.

Lesson

Early Childhood Stimulation

Early childhood stimulation programs implemented at home can contribute to children’s cognitive and socio-emotional development, ultimately enabling them to improve on a number of future life...

Rebecca Dizon-Ross

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Rebecca Dizon-Ross

Rebecca Dizon-Ross is an Assistant Professor of Economics and Charles E. Merrill Faculty Scholar at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. She is a development economist with an interest...

Publication

When Should Governments Subsidize Health? The Case of Mass Deworming

This paper reviews well-identified research on mass school-based deworming interventions in a variety of contexts, including Kenya, Uganda, and the southern United States. The existing evidence...

Sector Chairs

Joseph Doyle

Co-Chair

Pascaline Dupas

Co-Chair

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