Catherine Goodman

Catherine Goodman is a Professor in health economics and policy at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. She has 20 years of experience in applied health systems research in low and middle-income settings. Her work focuses on understanding and improving private sector healthcare provision – understanding the growth of this sector, the incentives private providers face, and consequences for healthcare quality and access, and in evaluating interventions to address this. This has included studying multi-national private sector subsidy programmes for antimalarials, regulation of the retail and health facility sector, and quality improvement programmes for private providers.

Content by Catherine Goodman
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    For the public good? Regulation, management, and the performance of private healthcare providers in Tanzania

    Not only does the health sector account for a significant proportion of the economy in most countries, it helps to build human capital by preventing death and disability. In many low- and middle-income countries (LMIC), the private healthcare sector comprises a major and growing source of treatment. Their rapid growth reflects a confluence of factors including inadequate...

    18 Jan 2019 | Timothy Powell-Jackson , Catherine Goodman, Matthew Quaife, Christina Makungu