Global Politics of Health Reform in Africa: Performance, Participation, and Policy

Global Politics of Health Reform in Africa: Performance, Participation, and Policy

by Amy Barnes, G. Brown, S. Harman


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Drawing on qualitative research with African actors and global health institutions, the authors explore the politics of how performance funding modalities and participation are used to shape health reform in African countries as well as the role of African actors, global policy elites and international donors within these processes.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137500144
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 12/10/2014
Edition description: 2015
Pages: 113
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

Amy Barnes is Lecturer in International Health Policy and Management in the School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, UK. Her teaching and research work is at the disciplinary interface between public health, public policy, management, development studies and politics.

Garrett Wallace Brown is Reader in Global Ethics and Global Health Policy in the Department of Politics, University of Sheffield, UK. His research areas include political theory, international relations, international law and global health.

Sophie Harman is Reader in International Politics in the School of Politics and International Relations, Queen Mary University of London, UK, where she teaches and conducts research into the political economy of global health governance.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Global Politics of Health Reform in Africa 2. The Performance-Based Funding Debate 3. The Politics of Performance-Based Funding 4. The Politics of Participation 5. Conclusion

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