Exploring implementation practices in results-based financing: the case of the verification in Benin
Background Results-based financing (RBF) has been introduced in many countries across Africa and a growing literature is building around the assessment of their impact. These studies are usually quantitative and often silent on the paths and processes through which results are achieved and on the wider health system effects of RBF. To address this gap, our study aims at exploring the implementation of an RBF pilot in Benin, focusing on the verification of results.
Falsified and sub-standard medicines: danger of death, unusual in the industrialized countries, commonplace in the developing countries
Jacques Pinel passed away in August 2015. He was working on a paper aiming to widely advocate on and explain the commonplace danger of falsified and sub-standard medicines in the developing countries, he did not have time to finalise. Here we are providing you a final version of his paper, finalised by a small group of Jacques’ close collaborators and fellow travellers.
AEDES is currently developing CERHIS, a Tactile Hospital Information System for primary referral hospitals and health centers.
CERHIS works on digital tablets, inter-connected to each other used by the staff. Based on the patient follow-up CERHIS records administrative and medical data, including the main acts in medical and technical services.
Assessment of the national capacity of biology laboratories and development of a strategy to scale up the capacity of HIV laboratories in Guinea
AEDES contributes to the realization of an audit mission of the HIV laboratories in Guinea Conakry by providing an international expert specialized in management of biology laboratories, in tandem with a national expert.
AEDES research in RBF
AEDES is taking part in the research project on the transformation of the Result Based Financing (RBF) initiatives, from the stage of pilot projects to their full integration into the national healthcare systems.