Publications

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Journal Articles

Chaitkin M, McCormick S, Alvarez-Sala Torreano J, Amongin I, Gaya S, Hanssen ON, Johnston R, Slaymaker T, Chase C, Hutton G, and Montgomery M. 2022. Estimating the cost of achieving basic water, sanitation, hygiene, and waste management services in public health-care facilities in the 46 UN designated least-developed countries: a modelling study. The Lancet Global Health 10(6): e840–e849.

Ssemujju R, Tumusiimi C, Chaitkin M, Kiggundu P, Nakyanzi A, Jordanwood T, Vîlcu I, and Okello DA. 2022. Maternal, Neonatal, Child health and Family Planning Service Congestion in KCCA Public Health Facilities. KCCA Public Health and Environment Bulletin 1(4): 2–4.

McKay S, Shu’aibu J, Cissé A, Knight A, Abdullahi F, Ibrahim A, Madaki S, Genovezos G, McCoy K, Downs P, Kabore A, Adamu H, Gobir IB, Chaitkin M, and Standley CJ. 2021. Safely resuming neglected tropical disease control activities during COVID-19: Perspectives from Nigeria and Guinea. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 15(12): e0009904.

Ndlovu N, Ghai K, Khoza N, Chaitkin M, Masuku S, Meyer-Rath G, and Guthrie T. 2019A review of health, HIV and TB resource allocation and utilisation: 2013/14–2020/21. In: Moeti T, Paadarath A, eds. South African Health Review. Durban: Health Systems Trust.

Alkenbrack S, Chaitkin M, Zeng W, Couture T, and Sharma S. 2015Did Equity of Reproductive and Maternal Health Service Coverage Increase during the MDG Era? An Analysis of Trends and Determinants across 74 Low- and Middle- Income Countries. PLoS ONE 10(9): e0134905.

Under review

Technical Reports

Note: items lacking links are forthcoming or unpublished at the request of a partner government or funder.

Ministry of Health. [Lead author]. Results-Based Financing for Primary Health Care: A Review of Local Government and Health Facility Revenue, Expenditure, Service Trends, and Implementation Experiences. Kampala: ThinkWell and Ministry of Health, Republic of Uganda, forthcoming.

Ministry of Health. [Lead author]. Analysis of Medicines and Health Supplies Purchasing from the Joint Medical Stores by Health Facilities using RBF Revenue—Policy Brief. Kampala: ThinkWell and Ministry of Health, Republic of Uganda, forthcoming.

ThinkWell and World Health Organization. [Lead author]. 2022. Is decentralization friend or foe to agile public financial management in health? Findings from Burkina Faso, Indonesia, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, the Philippines, Uganda, and the United Republic of Tanzania. Washington, DC: ThinkWell.

ThinkWell and World Health Organization. [Contributing author]. 2022. A balancing act: Health financing in devolved settings. A synthesis based on seven country studies. Washington, DC: ThinkWell.

Jordanwood T, Chaitkin M, Nakyanzi A, Vîlcu I, Margini F, and Ravishankar N. 2022. The Pendulum of Power in Uganda: How Decentralization has Shaped the Role of Local Governments, Public Financial Management, and Health Financing. Washington, DC: ThinkWell.

Chaitkin M. 2022. Intergovernmental Rivalry and Fragmentation: How Federalism Shapes Public Financial Management and Health Financing in Nigeria. Washington, DC: ThinkWell.

Tumukurate E, Vîlcu I, Tumusiime C, Jordanwood J, Chaitkin M, and Nakyanzi A. 2022. Uganda Reproductive, Maternal, and Child Health Services Improvement Project: An Overview of the Results-Based Financing Component. Kampala: ThinkWell.

Ssemujju R, Tumusiimi C, Jordanwood T, Nakyanzi A, Chaitkin M, and Okello DA. 2022. Is the ground fertile for public private collaboration to deliver essential health services in Kampala? Findings from a rapid assessment of private provider readiness and willingness to partner with the Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA). Kampala: ThinkWell and Kampala Capital City Authority, Republic of Uganda.

WHO and UNICEF. [Contributing author to chapter 6, “An investment opporptunity”]. 2020. Global Progress Report on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Health Care Facilities: Fundamentals First. Geneva: World Health Organization.

Chaitkin M, Blanchet N, Su Y, Husband H, Moon P, Rowan A, Gesuale S, Hwang C, Wilson P, and Longfield K. 2019Integrating Vertical Programs into Primary Health Care: A Decision-Making Approach for Policymakers. Washington, DC: Results for Development.

Guthrie T, Chaitkin M, Khoza N, Zulu N, Madisha V, Ndlovu N, Shezi S, Karume J, Motsoeneng P, Simelane S, Meyer-Rath G, Masuku S, Jamieson L, , and Ghai K. 2018Consolidated Spending on HIV and TB in South Africa (2014/15–2016/17). Pretoria: National Department of Health; Washington, DC: USAID Health Finance & Governance Project, Results for Development.

Nakamura Y and Chaitkin M2018. The health and economic benefits of investing in HIV prevention: a review of global evidence to inform policy dialogue in Vietnam. Washington, DC: USAID Health Finance & Governance Project, Results for Development.

Chaitkin M, O’Connell M, and Githinji J. 2017Sustaining Effective Coverage for HIV, Tuberculosis, and Malaria in the Context of Transition in Kenya. Washington, DC: Results for Development.

Guthrie T, Mahbub R, Ghai K, and Chaitkin M2017Provincial and District Spending on HIV in South Africa (2013/14). Washington, DC: Results for Development.

Ishtiaq A, Hariharan N, Nakamura Y, and Chaitkin M2017. Analysis on the Integration of Selected HIV Outpatient Services into a Capitation Payment System in Vietnam: Calculation of an HIV-related Capitation Increment and Discussion of Implications and Priorities. Washington, DC: USAID Health Finance & Governance Project, Results for Development.

Hariharan N, Glenn J, Chaitkin M, Connor C, Guthrie T, and Blanchet NJ. 2017. Synthesis of PHC Cost Estimates from South Africa’s Primary Health Care Costing Task Team. Washington, DC: USAID Health Finance & Governance Project, Results for Development.

Chaitkin M, Guthrie T, Hariharan N, Ishtiaq A, Kamath A, Blanchet NJ, and Hecht R. 2016HIV Financing Integration in South Africa: Policy Scenarios and Feasibility Analysis. Pretoria: UNAIDS and Results for Development.

Clift J, Arias D, Chaitkin M, O’Connell M, Vasan A, Guthrie T, Resch S, and Hecht R. 2016Landscape Study of the Cost, Impact, and Efficiency of Above Service Delivery Activities in HIV and Other Global Health Programs. Washington, DC: Results for Development.

Chaitkin M, Schnure M, Dickerson D, and Alkenbrack S. 2015How Ghana Can Save Lives and Money: The Benefits of Financing Family Planning through National Health Insurance. Washington, DC: USAID Health Policy Project, Futures Group.

World Bank. 2012Inclusive Green Growth: The Pathway to Sustainable Development. Washington, DC: World Bank. 

Chaitkin M2010Negotiation and Strategy: Understanding Sanctions Effectiveness. New York: Center on International Cooperation, New York University.

Conferences

Note: listed here are works to which I contributed, with the presenting author indicated with an asterisk (*).

Chaitkin M*, Vîlcu I, Ravinshankar N, and Barroy H (2022, Mar). Implications of decentralization for public financial management in health: Lessons from Burkina Faso, Indonesia, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, the Philippines, Tanzania, and Uganda. Sixth Scientific Conference of the African Health Economics and Policy Association (virtual). [Organized session].

Ssennyonjo A*, Nakyanzi A, Ssengooba F, Jordanwood J, Chaitkin M, and Ravishankar N (2022, Mar). Examining Uganda’s COVID-19 funding mechanism, response and purchasing for a resilient health system: Reflections from sub-national governments and the frontlines. Sixth Scientific Conference of the African Health Economics and Policy Association (virtual). [Oral presentation].

Kiwanuka GS*, Nakyanzi A, Ssemujju R, Onyutta I, and Chaitkin M (2022, Mar). Necessity Drove Public-Private Collaboration in the COVID-19 Pandemic: Uganda’s multi-sectoral approach to the COVID-19 response. Sixth Scientific Conference of the African Health Economics and Policy Association (virtual). [Oral presentation].

Tabusibwa E*, Tumukurate E, Kityo C, Olaja G, Jordanwood T, Chaitkin M, Nakyanzi A, and Byakika S (2022, Mar). From project mode to routine business: Uganda’s efforts to institutionalize results-based financing in government purchasing of primary health care services. Sixth Scientific Conference of the African Health Economics and Policy Association (virtual). [Poster].

Mathauer I*, Ravishankar N, Diaconescu IC, and Chaitkin M (2021, Jul). How Does Devolution Affect Health Financing? A Synthesis of Findings from Seven Country Case Studies. International Health Economics Association (iHEA) World Congress (virtual). [Organized session].

Guthrie T, Chaitkin M, Khoza N*, Zulu N, Madisha V, Ndlovu N, Shezi S, Karume J, Motsoeneng P, Simelane S, Meyer-Rath G, Masuku S, Jamieson L, , and Ghai K (2018, Jul). Funding the NSP in South Africa: Assessing alignment of partners’ support to the National Strategy through past expenditure trend analysis. 10th International AIDS Economic Network (IAEN) Preconference, Amsterdam, Netherlands. [Oral presentation].

Blanchet NJ*, Chaitkin M, Hariharan N, Ishtiaq A, Kamath A, and Hecht R (2016, Nov). Sustainable HIV financing: is integration into national health insurance the right next step? Fourth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research, Vancouver, Canada. [Poster].

Chaitkin M*, Guthrie T, Hariharan N, Ishtiaq A, Kamath A, Blanchet NJ, and Hecht R (2016, Jul). HIV Financing Integration in South Africa: Policy Scenarios and Feasibility Analysis. 9th International AIDS Economic Network (IAEN) Preconference, Durban, South Africa. [Oral presentation].

Blogs

Chaitkin M, Thomas C, and Gutierrez D. 4 opportunities to enrich guidance for public-private engagement in health. R4D Insights, 9 Dec 2020.

Chaitkin M, Husband R, and Longfield K. Should vertical programs be integrated into primary health care? R4D Insights, 28 Mar 2019 (R4D’s third most-viewed blog of 2019).

Bloom D, Chaitkin M, Clift J, and Roland M. Calling all sustainable financing experts! Let’s learn from each other to find a common language and framework. R4D Insights, 17 Aug 2017.

Forsythe S, Barker C, and Chaitkin MEconomics, financing and HIV: Reflections from the 2016 International AIDS Economics Network Preconference. R4D Insights, 17 Aug 2016.

Blanchet NJ, Chaitkin M, and Ishtiaq A. Ending AIDS and pursuing universal health coverage: 6 lessons for approaching and analyzing financing integration from South Africa. R4D Insights, 14 Jul 2016.

Media

Gordon B, Montgomery M, and Neira M. How to ensure WASH services in all health care facilities. 28 May 2021, Devex. Op-ed. [Findings cited].

Ghebreyesus T and Fore H. Investing just 30 cents per person could make health care safer in the developing world. 23 Dec 2020, Devex. Op-ed. [Findings cited].

Byatnal A. Wanted: A ‘modest’ $3.6B to give hospitals access to water. 15 Dec 2020, Devex. [Findings reported].

Green A. As AIDS money shrinks, who loses? 21 Jul 2016, The New Humanitarian. [Quoted].

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