HSR2018 poster award winners

We are pleased to announce the following winners of the HSR2018 poster competition!

Wednesday’s winners


Improving the generation, quality and use of data for routine immunization systems through the use of process indicators and other strategies
Poster 204, Disha Ali, USAID’s Maternal and Child Survival Program/John Snow, Inc.


Mortality due to low quality health systems—implications for universal health coverage
Poster 331, Margaret Kruk, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

High scorers

Strengthening district-level accountability systems to improve community results
Poster 69, Christin Stewart, RTI/Health Policy Plus

Do physician practice incentives in primary care improve diabetes health outcomes? Evidence from linked administrative data in a context of universal health coverage
Poster 83, Neeru Gupta, University of New Brunswick

Public health system readiness to roll out population based screening and control of non- communicable diseases in India – access to medicines for hypertension and diabetes
Poster 286, Harsha Joshi, National Health Systems Resource Centre, Delhi

A framework to evaluate quality improvement models in newborn care engaging the private and public sector in Telangana state, India
Poster 332, Karen Zamboni, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London UK

Barriers and enablers associated with differentiated models of ART delivery at the community level: A three country study
Poster 212, Nicole Davis, JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc.

The forgotten mothers: Provision of postpartum care to women delivering in health facilities in sub-Saharan Africa – analysis of Demographic and Health Surveys
Poster 278, Lenka Benova, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Thursday’s winners


Does healthcare voucher provision improve utilization in the continuum of maternal and newborn care for poor pregnant women?: Experience from a quasi-experimental study
Poster 174, Shehrin Mahmood, icddr,b


Understanding the causes of under-five mortality in a humanitarian emergency using verbal autopsy: evidence from Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps in Afgooye Corridor, Mogadishu, Somalia
Poster 108, Mohamed Jelle, UCL Institute for Global Health

High scorers

Tracking multi-stakeholder partnerships in development assistance for health in the Sustainable Development Goal era: An analysis of donor financing of nongovernmental entities in developing countries
Poster 293, Angela Micah, University of Washington

Human-centered design gives voice to communities and community health workers: Lessons from three MNCH cases studies
Poster 296, Anne LaFond, John Snow, Inc.

How much does community-based targeting of indigents in the health sector cost? Novel evidence from Burkina Faso
Poster 306, Yvonne Beaugé, Institute of Public Health

Community-based Health Planning and Services in Ghana: Improved access to and utilization of primary health care services through multisectoral planning and engagement
Poster 43, Marni Laverentz, USAID Systems for Health

The impact of religion on sexual and reproductive health-seeking behaviour in Nigeria: A systematic review of the evidence
Poster 97, Joanna Raven, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

Advancing health systems for all through strengthening national health research systems: an evidence synthesis
Poster 365, Stephen Hanney, Brunel University London

Revitalizing private maternity homes in underserved areas of Ghana
Poster 310, Matt Griffith, Banyan Global

Friday’s winners


Empowering communities for health in Cambodia: lessons from the ground
Poster 54, Deborah Thomas, RACHA


Las competencias ampliadas de enfermería como herramienta para mejorar la atención de las Enfermedades No Transmisibles (ENT) en el primer nivel de atención en México
Poster 397, Claudia Leija Hernández, Ministerio de Salud de México

High scorers

Unraveling PBF effects beyond impact evaluation: results from a qualitative study in Cameroon
Poster 184, Maria Paola Bertone, Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh (UK)

Multiple levels of influences affecting the utilisation of adult asthma services in the private sector in Khartoum
Poster 320, Rachael Thomson, LSTM

“Do you trust that data?” – A mixed-methods study assessing the quality of data reported by Community Health Workers in Kenya and Malawi
Poster 448, Regeru Regeru, LVCT Health

Quality improvement in community health: A novel approach to improve efficiency and outcomes of CHW programs in Kenya
Poster 51, Lilian Otiso, LVCT Health, Kenya

Regulation by Competition and Health-Seeking Behaviour for Women’s and Children’s Health Among Informal Providers in Urban Bangladesh
Poster 319, Herfina Nababan, Nossal Institute for Global Health, The University of Melbourne

Viable health insurance for the rural poor in Africa: experimenting a new model beyond the limits of community health insurance
Poster 183, Paul Bossyns, Belgian Development Agency ENABEL

Coping with health care costs for chronic illness in low-and middle-income countries: a systematic literature review
Poster 185, Adrianna Murphy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

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