How to do/How not to do
‘How to do/how not to do’ is a series of articles in which expert authors provide practical guidance and recommendations on a broad range of topics relevant to health policy.
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Translation of national health accounts data to evidence for policy making in low resourced setting
Jennifer Price, Lorna Guinness, Wayne Irava, Idrish Khan, Augustine Asante and Virginia Wiseman
How to do (or not to do) ... Tracking data on development assistance for health
Karen A Grepin et al.
How to do (or not to do) ... a social network analysis in health systems research
Karl Blanchet and Philip James
How to do (or not to do) ... Assessing the impact of a policy change with routine longitudinal data
How to do (or not to do) ... a benefit incidence analysis
Di McIntyre and John E Ataguba
How to do (or not to do) Designing a discrete choice experiment for application in a low-income country
Lindsay J Mangham, Kara Hanson and Barbara McPake
How to start thinking about investigating power in the organizational settings of policy implementation
Ermin Erasmus and Lucy Gilson
Calculating QALYs, comparing QALY and DALY calculations
Constructing socio-economic status indices: how to use principal components analysis
Seema Vyas and Lilani Kumaranayake
Cost valuation in resource-poor settings
Guy Hutton and Rob Baltussen
Using diaries to collect data in resource-poor settings: questions on design and implementation
V Wiseman, L Conteh and F Matovu
Obstetric audit in resource-poor settings: lessons from a multi-country project auditing ''near miss'' obstetrical emergencies
Veronique Filippi et al.
Cost and unit cost calculations using step-down accounting
Lesong Conteh and Damian Walker
Measuring mental health in a cost-effective manner
Trudy Harpham et al.
Allowing for differential timing in cost analyses: discounting and annualization
Damian Walker and Lilani Kumaranayake
Managing a household survey: a practical example from the KENQOL survey
Lilani Kumaranayaka et al.
Methods for pre-testing and piloting survey questions: illustrations from the KENQOL survey of health-related quality of life
A Bowden et al.
Cost and cost-effectiveness guidelines: which ones to use?
Calculating and presenting disability adjusted life years (DALYs) in cost-effectiveness analysis
JA Fox-Rushby and K Hanson
Allowing for uncertainty in economic evaluations: qualitative sensitivity analysis
D Walker and JA Fox-Rushby
The real and the nominal? Making inflationary adjustments to cost and other economic data
How to do (or not to do)…A stakeholder analysis
Zsuzsa Varvasovszky and Ruairi Brugha
Moderating discussions on the web: opportunities, challenges and lessons learned
Lilani Kumaranayaka and Charlotte Watts
How to do (or not to do) ... The genogram: a new research tool to document patterns of decision-making, conflict and vulnerability within households
Charlotte Watts and Elizabeth Shrader