Latest researches & publications

Out-of-pocket payments in the context of a free maternal health care policy in Burkina Faso: a national cross-sectional survey

This article presents the results of a study conducted by Ivlabèhiré Bertrand Meda, Adama Baguiya, Valéry Ridde, Henri Gautier Ouédraogo, Alexandre Dumont and Seni Kouanda in 2016 in Burkina Faso following the implementation of a free health care policy for women. It was published in Health Economics Review in march 2019.  read more…

HSR 2018 Liverpool: a summary of our interventions on health systems research

The Global Symposium on Health Systems Research is organized every two years by Health Systems Global to bring together the full range of players involved in health systems and policy research and practice. Valéry Ridde and several collaborators, researchers and students, presented some of their work at the Fifth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research (HSR2018) held in Liverpool from October 8th to October 12h, 2018. All the presentations are available hereunder. read more…

Performance-based financing in low-income and middle-income countries: isn’t it time for a rethink?

Performance-based financing in low-income and middle-income countries: isn’t it time for a rethink?This article is a collaboration between researchers, academics and public health experts from Europe, North America and Africa, working with recipient governments, in research centres and donor organisations, or as individual experts. It presents a critical perspective on how performance-based financing (PBF) is actually implemented and questions the view that PBF in the health sector is an effective, efficient and equitable approach to improving the performance of health systems in low-income and middle-income countries. It was published in january 2018 in BMJ Global Health. read more…

Donor-funded project’s sustainability assessment: a qualitative case study of a results-based financing pilot in Koulikoro region, Mali.

This study was just published in the Globalization and Health Journal. The authors, Mathieu Seppey, Valéry Ridde, Laurence Touré and Abdourahmane Coulibaly aimed to understand a pilot project’s sustainability process and to assess its level of sustainability. The project’s objective was to improve demand and supply of health services through financing performance.

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Here you will find the scientific work and thoughts of Valery Ridde , his fellow researchers and students.


This collection of research documents deals with community-based health interventions in low-income countries and/or with issues concerning the more vulnerable populations in these countries and in Canada.