R4D Health

Global Health

R4D leverages extensive networks and expertise to improve health and achieve equity in health outcomes for all people around the world. Whether it's assessing policies that can support research and development on new drugs and vaccines, exploring innovations in healthcare and connecting innovators to each other or to investors, supporting the growing global movement for universal health coverage, or producing on-demand research and forecasting to help countries and global institutions plan their healthcare futures, R4D’s global health work unlocks new possibilities for global health actors worldwide.

Featured Global Health Projects

With partner Micronutrient Initiative, R4D identified market-based strategies for scaling up access to affordable, effective treatment for malnutrition among children in developing countries.

Global Health Projects

Many women in low- and middle-income countries seek health care from providers in the private sector. Even when publicly-run facilities exist, private providers are...
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Through the USAID-funded Health Finance and Governance Project (HFG), and in collaboration with Abt Associates, R4D supports the South African government’s development...
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R4D is working with Abt Associates under the HFG Project, and in partnership with the JLN, to conduct two multi-country workshops that support the development of...
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R4D is working with the Government of Ethiopia to track and analyze past and potential future levels of nutrition financing in Ethiopia.
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R4D and the World Bank have developed the first global estimates of the costs and financing needs to achieve four of the six World Health Assembly targets (stunting,...
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R4D is conducting an analysis of current government nutrition financing in the state of Rajasthan, India and an assessment of the financial gap between what is needed in...
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R4D is collaborating with WHO and other partners to find practical solutions that address challenges in fiscal space, public financial management and health financing...
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Despite extraordinary gains, Ghana’s National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) faces a number of challenges, including escalating costs that threaten the long-term...
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The Maternal and Child Survival Program is a global U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) cooperative agreement to introduce and support high-impact health...
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The Transparency for Development project is designed to investigate the questions of whether well-designed transparency and accountability interventions improve health...
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In 2011, 34 million people around the world were living with HIV, 1.7 million died from the disease, and an additional 2.5 million people were newly infected....
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To address drawbacks in their rounds-based funding model, the GF Board decided in early 2012 to explore new options that might lead to more strategic investment of...
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In 2001, the World Health Organization (WHO) recommended the use of artemisinin-based combination therapies (ACTs) to treat malaria patients, replacing artemisinin...
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At the London Family Planning Summit of 2012, governments, bilateral and multilateral donors, service providers, private sector companies and non-governmental...
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Currently, only 20% of the South African population has health insurance. Faced with tough problems of access, efficiency, quality, and equity in its health system, the...
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The global health sector has evolved dramatically over the past two decades, with the emergence of new organizations like the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the...
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An estimated 34 million people are living with HIV around the world. Although significant progress has been made in fighting the epidemic, 2.5 million people became...
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The Health Finance and Governance project supports partner countries’ efforts to increase domestic resources available for health care, manage those resources more...
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R4D is providing technical support to GAVI and the WHO to wean countries whose level of per capita income off of their assitance to purchase or introduce vaccines.
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At PEPFAR's request, R4D and ICF International are developing and assessing options for financing medium-term AIDS plans for select PEPFAR countries based on what is...
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India's National AIDS Control Organization (NACO) asked the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to back a program of modeling, analysis, and technical advisory work by...
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R4D is supporting The Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) as a key technical partner in ensuring high quality analysis and recommendations on future health...
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With partner Micronutrient Initiative, R4D identified market-based strategies for scaling up access to affordable, effective treatment for malnutrition among children in...
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GAVI commissioned the Results for Development Institute (R4D) to assist the GAVI Secretariat in reviewing its new vaccine introduction grant policy.
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Starting in July 2010, the Global Fund requested technical input from R4D to design and assess new policy options. Working closely with the Global Fund’s Secretariat,...
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GAVI engaged R4D to carry out a major study on GAVI’s policies on “country eligibility." The project included an inception report, six country case studies, a technical...
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The goal of this research initiative is to foster greater understanding of the factors influencing health spending in low and middle income countries, in an effort to...
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The Joint Learning Network (JLN) for Universal Health Coverage brings together countries from across the globe to share experiences and challenges in implementing health...
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Results for Development Institute (R4D) recently completed a study funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation on the challenges that Lower Middle Income Countries...
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The Center for Global Health R&D Policy Assessment conducts R&D policy assessments based on extensive research and public consultations, and engages key...
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The Role of the Private Sector in Health Systems project sought to advance thinking on the role of the private sector into health systems and develop a broad systems...
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The Ministerial Leadership Initiative for Global Health (MLI) brings together expertise in leadership development and specialized technical areas needed to design and...
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