The conceptual model detailed in this Commentary in BMJ Global Health illustrates how payment digitation for health care workers in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) could help to improve health systems, and incentivize more streamlined, effective patient care. Five of the Commentary authors are Harvard Pop Center affiliates, including former PGDA Fellow Margaret McConnell, and faculty affiliates Sebastian Bauhoff, Kevin Croke, Stéphane Verguet, and Marcia Castro.
Professor Marcia Castro, PhD, has co-authored a study that looks at the strategy used in South Korea as of May 31, 2020 to contain COVID-19.
Congratulations to faculty members Marcia Castro and David Williams on being named as chairs of the Department of Global Health and Population, and the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, respectively. Learn more in this release by the Harvard Chan School Dean, Michelle Williams.
Harvard Pop Center faculty member Marcia Castro, PhD, has authored a chapter in the book Water and Sanitation‐Related Diseases and the Changing Environment: Challenges, Interventions, and Preventive Measures, Second Edition. Castro examines the context of the steady rise in malaria cases in the Brazilian Amazon with the intention of shedding light on strategies to minimize the transmission of the disease.
Faculty member Marcia Castro is author on a study published in PNAS that finds that there was a significant decline in births in Brazil after the onset of the Zika virus.