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. 

   

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News

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...

Woman in Living Goods uniform points at medicine bottle while mother of newborn watches

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...

Évaluation

Développement de l’Assurance Santé dans le secteur informel par les institutions de micro-finance, Nicaragua

Évaluer si le fait de fournir une couverture d’assurance santé subventionnée aux familles démunies au Nicaragua permet d’améliorer de manière substantielle les taux de souscription.

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...

Woman speaks to a nurse at a health clinic in Zambia about contraceptive options

Publication

Can We Talk in Private (About Family Planning)?

Women who received private access to vouchers for contraceptives were more likely to take up and use contraception, compared to women whose husbands were involved in the voucher program.

Installed directly at community water sources, chlorine dispensers provide a visual reminder to use chlorine and are calibrated to deliver a precise dose of chlorine solution to treat the most commonly used water transport containers.

Scale-Up

Chlorine dispensers at community sources provide safe water in Kenya, Malawi, and Uganda

Chlorine dispensers installed at community water sources are a low-cost technology used to treat water for consumption.

Sector Chairs

Joseph Doyle

Co-Chair

Pascaline Dupas

Co-Chair

Sector Contacts