Characterisation of the rural indigent population in Burkina Faso: a screening tool for setting priority healthcare services in sub-Saharan Africa

This study was just published in open access in the Volume 7 Issue 10 of BMJ Open Journal. The authors, Samiratou Ouédraogo, Valéry Ridde, Nicole Atchessi, Aurélia Souares, Jean-Louis Koulidiati, Quentin Stoeffler and Maria-Victoria Zunzunegui aimed to identify what makes someone indigent beyond being recognised by the community as needing a card for free healthcare. (more…)

The unintended consequences of community verifications for performance-based financing in Burkina Faso

This study is available in open access in the Volume 191 of Social Science & Medicine Journal until November 9th, 2017. The authors, Anne-Marie Turcotte-Tremblay, Idriss Ali Gali-Gali, Manuela De Allegri and Valéry Ridde documented the unintended consequences of community verifications for performance-based financing in Burkina Faso through a multiple case study of seven healthcare facilities in Burkina Faso.


Twelve months of implementation of health care performance-based financing in Burkina Faso: A qualitative multiple case study

This article, published on July 3rd, 2017 in the International Journal of Health Planning and Management, was written by Valéry Ridde, Maurice Yaogo, Sylvie Zongo, PaulAndré Somé & AnneMarie TurcotteTremblay. The study analysed health care performance-based financing implementation in Burkina Faso 12 months postlaunch in late 2014.


Research dissemination workshops: observations and implications based on an experience in Burkina Faso

Health research policy and systems journal coverThis article, written by Esther Mc Sween-Cadieux, Christian Dagenais, Paul-André Somé and Valéry Ridde, was published on June 2nd, 2017, in the Volume 15, issue 1 of the Health Research Policy and Systems Journal. It presents observations and implications of a workshop held in Burkina Faso and the effects it produced on research results use and the processes that facilitated, or not, the application of the knowledge transmitted. (more…)