Feb 2022
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
His policy brief is based on a webinar presented by Luis Alejandro Rivera, Chief of the Pricing Unit at the Dirección Nacional de Medicamentos (National Directorate of Medicines DNM) in El Salvador.…
Feb 2022
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Este Breve se basa en el seminario web de julio de 2019 presentado por Luis Alejandro Rivera, jefe de la Unidad de Precios de la Dirección Nacional de Medicamentos de El Salvador. El aumento de los…
Aug 2020
Author(s): Bernal, Pedro;Ajzenman, Nicolás;Kettle, Stewart;Lopez Boo, Florencia;Iriarte, Emma
This Technical Note describes the process of designing a behavioral intervention to help reduce the prevalence of anemia in children in El Salvador. It first describes a traditional micronutrient…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Martinez, Sebastian;Bernal, Pedro
Maintaining high standards of care from doctors, nurses and other health professionals is of critical importance for an effective and efficient health system. Yet deficient levels of health worker…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Guanais, Frederico C.
With the aim of contributing to the design of evidence-based public health policies in Latin America and the Caribbean and giving special consideration to patient or health service user perspectives…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Pinto, Diana M.;Tejerina, Luis;Guanais, Frederico C.;Regalia, Ferdinando;Perez-Cuevas, Ricardo;Anaya, Milagros;Marín, Tania;Vladislavovna Doubova, Svetlana;Rocha, Marcia;Schantz, Karolina;Moreno, Ralfh;Sánchez, María Deni;Harris, Donna Oretha;Pinzón, Leonardo
Most countries in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) seek to reform their health systems so they can achieve universal coverage and improve health expenditure efficiency, while meeting citizens’…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Pinto, Diana M.;Tejerina, Luis;Guanais, Frederico C.;Regalia, Ferdinando;Perez-Cuevas, Ricardo;Anaya, Milagros;Marín, Tania;Vladislavovna Doubova, Svetlana;Rocha, Marcia;Schantz, Karolina;Moreno, Ralfh;Sánchez, María Deni;Harris, Donna Oretha;Pinzón, Leonardo
En la región de América Latina y Caribe (ALC), la mayoría de los países buscan reformar sus sistemas de salud para lograr la cobertura universal y mejorar la eficiencia de sus gastos sanitarios, al…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Sánchez Chico, Ana;Macours, Karen;Maluccio, John A.;Stampini, Marco
Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) programs are important anti-poverty programs in Latin America and the Caribbean. There is little evidence, however, of the effectiveness of ongoing CCT programs…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Llaguno, Duval;Briceño, Bertha;Morales, Olga;Bersano Calot, Lara;García, Carolina Inés
“¿Y tú qué harías?” es una nueva metodología para compartir aprendizajes surgidos de la experiencia de la ejecución de proyectos de desarrollo. Es una herramienta que combina la reflexión sobre casos…
Jan 2018
Author(s): Bernal, Pedro;Martinez, Sebastian;Celhay, Pablo
This document contains the appendices to "Is Results-Based Aid More Effective than Conventional Aid? Evidence from the Health Sector in El Salvador".
Jan 2018
Author(s): Bernal, Pedro;Martinez, Sebastian;Celhay, Pablo
Results-based aid (RBA) models link funds to outcomes, rather than paying for inputs. Despite their theoretical appeal and recent adoption by donors and multilateral development banks, there is…
Oct 2017
Author(s): Dansereau, Emily;McNellan, Claire R.;Gagnier, Marielle C.;Desai, Sima S.;Haakenstad, Annie;Johanns, Casey K.;Palmisano, Erin B.;Ríos-Zertuche, Diego;Schaefer, Alexandra;Zúñiga Brenes, Paola;Hernández Prado, Bernardo;Iriarte, Emma;Mokdad, Ali H.
El presente estudio hace una revisión de los factores asociados a la cantidad y oportunidad de las consultas de atención prenatal (AP) para mujeres pobres de Guatemala, Honduras, México, Nicaragua,…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Lesaca Esquiroz, Javier
Este dataset presenta datos de la Iniciativa Salud Mesoamérica en El Salvador, específicamente sobre la encuesta de hogares.
Apr 2016
Author(s): Cruz-Aguayo, Yyannu;Martinez, Sebastian
Development programs that use financial incentives to motivate better performance are increasingly used by governments, multilaterals and private donors as alternatives to traditional input-based…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Martinez, Sebastian;Pérez, Michelle;Tejerina, Luis
A majority of Salvadorans reach retirement age without a formal pension, resulting in increased financial vulnerability and poverty in old age. In this paper we study the effects of the Universal…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Martinez, Sebastian;Pérez, Michelle;Tejerina, Luis
El Programa Nuestros Mayores Derechos busca atender de manera especializada al adulto mayor con el fin de contribuir a la mejora de sus condiciones de vida y ejercicio de derechos. Como parte de los…
Sep 2015
Author(s): Robles, Marcos;Rubio, Marcela G.;Stampini, Marco
We present novel estimates of the quality of targeting of conditional cash transfer (CCT) and non-contributory pension (NCP) programs in Latin-America and the Caribbean. Our contribution is novel in…
Sep 2015
Author(s): Robles, Marcos;Rubio, Marcela G.;Stampini, Marco
Presentamos nuevas estimaciones sobre la calidad de la focalización de los programas de transferencias monetarias condicionadas (TMC) y de las pensiones no contributivas (PNC) en América Latina y el…
Apr 2015
Author(s): Stampini, Marco;Robles, Marcos;Sáenz, Mayra;Ibarrarán, Pablo;Medellín, Nadin
Between 2000 and 2013, Latin America has considerably reduced poverty (from 46.3% to 29.7% of the population). In this paper, we use synthetic panels to show that, despite progress, the region…
Apr 2015
Author(s): Stampini, Marco;Robles, Marcos;Sáenz, Mayra;Ibarrarán, Pablo;Medellín, Nadin
Entre 2000 y 2013, la pobreza disminuyó considerablemente en América Latina ¿ del 46,3% al 29,7% de la población. En este documento, utilizamos paneles sintéticos para demostrar que, a pesar de los…