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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Project

Using Social Networks, Incentives, and Reminders to Boost Vaccine Demand

A package of interventions combining well-connected local immunization ambassadors, targeted reminders, and incentives to caregivers increased measles vaccination by approximately 55 percent in an at-scale study in Haryana, India. A version using only reminders and ambassadors was less expensive per...

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Blog

Increasing adherence to COVID-19 guidelines: Lessons from existing evidence

J-PAL health sector co-chairs and staff discuss some general lessons from the evidence for increasing uptake of healthy behaviors and improving the delivery of health products and services. 

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Policy Insight

The impact of price on take-up and use of preventive health products

Charging fees for many key preventive health products dramatically reduces take-up. Preventive health products distributed for free are generally put to good use.

Evaluation

Training Informal Healthcare Providers to Improve the Quality of Care 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...

Person

Rebecca Dizon-Ross

Rebecca Dizon-Ross is an Associate Professor of Economics and Charles E. Merrill Faculty Scholar at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. 

Sector Chairs

Co-Chair, Health

Erwin H. Schell Professor of Management

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Co-Chair, Health

Member, Executive Committee

Professor of Economics

Stanford University

Co-Chair, Health

Professor

Paris School of Economics (PSE)

Sector Contacts

Policy Manager, J-PAL Global

Senior Policy Associate, J-PAL Global