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CHP Policy Briefs and Research Reports

"Organisational strategies to improve the performance of CHWs and enable their integration into the health system" ( link)

"Strengthening collaboration between finance and service delivery teams to improve SAs health system" ( link)

"Rebuilding collective cultures for better public financial management in healthcare" ( link)

"Repairing trust among vulnerable communities and CHWs better patient outcomes" ( link)

"How supportive supervision for community health workers can benefit South Africa’s health system" ( link)

"Optimising the coverage, quality of care, and cost of community health workers in South Africa" ( link)

"Rebuilding collective cultures for better public financial management in healthcare" ( link)

"Improving hypertension management: how can lay health workers help?" (2018) Jane Goudge

"Testing possible interventions: Do providers prescribe less antibiotics to patients expressing a reluctance to unnecessary treatment" (2018)

"The role of knowledge and clinical factors in antibiotic prescribing" (2018)

"How much unnecessary prescribing of antibiotics is there in primary care?" (2018)

"Perceptions and expectations of patients and providers towards antibiotic prescribing" (2018)

"Unnecessary antibiotic prescribing in public and private primary care in South Africa" (2018) Duane Blaauw

"Fast Forwarding Health Access for Female Sex Workers: Findings from 1 Indian and 3 African sites" (2014) Dr Matthew Chersich, Centre for Health Policy, Wits School of Public Health

"Rural or Urban? The role of nurses' dedication towards patients in their choice of job" (2014) Further information: Please contact Duane Blaauw at duane.blaauw@wits.ac.za

"Moonlighting, agency nursing and overtime among South African nurses" (2014) Please contact Prof. Laetitia Rispel at laetitia.rispel@wits.ac.za

"What influences job satisfaction of PHC Clinic Nursing Managers? Findings from two South African provinces" (2014) Pascalia Munyewende at pascalia.munyewende@wits.ac.za

"Ward-based community health worker outreach teams: The success of the Sedibeng Health Posts" (2014) Nonhlanhla Nxumalo, Shakira Choonara

"Private medical aid membership What is the impact on health care use and out-of-pocket payments in South Africa?" (2013) The research was conducted by Dr John E. Ataguba from the Health Economics Unit, University of Cape Town and Dr Jane Goudge from the Centre for Health Policy, University of the Witwatersrand.

"Support Needed For Community Health Workers to Improve Access to Care: Lessons from three CHW programmes in South Africa" (2013) Nonhlanhla Nxumalo and Dr Jane Goudge from the Centre for Health Policy, School of Public Health, University of the Witwatersrand, and Dr Liz Thomas of the Medical Research Council.

"The Complexities of Implementing a Financial Incentive Policy for Nurses: The case of the occupation specific dispensation (OSD) process in South Africa" (2013) Prudence Ditlopo, Duane Blaauw and Laetitia Rispel of the Centre for Health Policy, School of Public Health, University of the Witwatersrand, and Steve Thomas and Posy Bidwell of the Centre for Health Policy and Management, Trinity College, Dublin.

"The need for the active and strategic management of local-level policy implementation" (2009) For more information contact Lucy Gilson (lucy.gilson@uct. ac.za), or Ermin Erasmus (ermin.erasmus@wits.ac.za)

"Nurses attitudes towards working and living in rural areas" (2009) Duane Blaauw (011) 717 3422 duane.blaauw@wits.ac.za Ermin Erasmus (011) 717 3435 ermin.erasmus@wits.ac.za

"Influencing health systems policy and practice" (2009) Rebecca Wolfe , Allison Stevens and Andile Xaba for the Consortuim for Research on Equitable Health Systems

"Cost still a barrier to primary health care for rural poor in South Africa" (2007) Nkosi, M., Goudge, J. and Kahn, K. (2007) Investigating barriers to primary health care: A rural household survey. Centre for Health Policy and Agincourt Health and Population Unit

"Improve health service delivery through building trust" (2007) Gilson, L. and Erasmus, E. (2006) Trust and accountability in health service delivery in South Africa. Technical Report, Centre for Health Policy, Johannesburg

"Embrace the change: how local accountability mechanisms can improve primary health care services" (2007) Khumalo, B. N. (2006) Strengthening household-health system accountability mechanisms at primary health care level to support improved provision of chronic disease: An investigative study. Centre for Health Policy, Johannesburg

"Are South Africa’s new health policies making a difference?" (2007) Gilson, L. and McIntyre, D. (2007) Post-apartheid challenges: household access and use of care. International Journal of Health Services 37(4): 673-691