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McDade KK, Kraus J, Petitjean H, Schrade C, Fewer S, Beyeler N, Yamey G. Aligning multilateral support for global public goods for health under the Global Action Plan. The Center for Policy Impact in Global Health. Working paper: number 15, 2019. Available at: http://centerforpolicyimpact.org/our-work/policy-solutions-finance-gaps/global-functions-of-health-aid/.

McDade KK, Yamey G. Are the multilaterals ready to act on pandemic prevention and other global public goods? Brookings Future Development. Weblog. 2019. Available at: https://www.brookings.edu/blog/future-development/2019/09/11/are-the-multilaterals-ready-to-act-on-pandemic-prevention-and-other-global-public-goods/

Gill IS, Glenday G, Bharali I. Domestic revenue mobilization: estimating the gaps between ability and effort. The Center for Policy Impact in Global Health. Policy brief: 2019. Available from: http://centerforpolicyimpact.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/18/2019/04/CPIGH-Policy-brief_Domestic-Revenue-Mobilization__April-2019_FINAL.pdf.

Glenday G, Bharali I, Wang Z. Enhancing Domestic Revenues: Constraints and Opportunities: A cross-country comparative study of tax capacity, effort and gaps. The Center for Policy Impact in Global Health. Review: 2019. Available from: http://centerforpolicyimpact.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/18/2019/04/CPIGH-Report_Tax-report_Enhancing-Domestic-Revenues__April-2019_FINAL.pdf

McDade KK, Schäferhoff M, Yamey G. Health aid in transition: a review of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The Center for Policy Impact in Global Health. Review number: 4, 2019. Available from: http://centerforpolicyimpact.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/18/2019/10/USAID-AID-Transition-Profile-Final.pdf.

Bharali I, McDade KK, Schäferhoff M, Yamey G. Health aid in transition: a review of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance. The Center for Policy Impact in Global Health. Review number: 3, 2019. Available from: http://centerforpolicyimpact.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/18/2019/09/Gavi-AID-Transition-Profile.pdf.

McDade KK, Ogbuoji O, Schäferhoff M, Yamey G. Health aid in transition: a review of The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). The Center for Policy Impact in Global Health. Review number: 2, 2019. Available from: http://centerforpolicyimpact.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/18/2019/09/PEPFAR-AID-Transition-Profile.pdf.

McDade KK, Ogbuoji O, Schäferhoff M, Yamey G. Health aid in transition: a review of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria. The Center for Policy Impact in Global Health. Review number: 1, 2019. Available from: http://centerforpolicyimpact.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/18/2019/06/Global-Fund-Profile.pdf.

Yamey G, Ogbuoji O, Nonvignon J. Middle-income countries graduating from health aid: transforming daunting challenges into smooth transitions. PLoSMed. 2019; 16(6):e1002837. Available from: https://journals.plos.org/plosmedicine/article?id=10.1371/journal.pmed.1002837.

Schäferhoff M, Martinez S, Ogbuoji O, Sabin ML, Yamey G. Trends in global health financing. BMJ. 2019;365(l2185)
Available from: http://centerforpolicyimpact.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/18/2019/05/bmj.I2185.full_.pdf.


Young R, Bekele T, Gunn A et al. Developing new health technologies for neglected diseases: a pipeline portfolio review and cost model. Gates Open Research. 2018; 2:23. Available from: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6139384/pdf/gatesopenres-2-13939.pdf.

The Center’s director, Gavin Yamey, is a co-author on two upcoming chapters of the third edition of the Disease Control Priorities Project (DCP3).  These chapters are focused on (i) identifying the highest priority inter-sectoral interventions to improve health, and (ii) developing an “essential” list of interventions to be included in universal health coverage packages.

Donor transitions from HIV programs: what is the impact on vulnerable populations?

Authors: Kelly Flanagan, Hannah Rees, Hanna Huffstetler, Kaci Kennedy McDade, Gavin Yamey, Diana Gonzalez, and Robert Hecht

Yamey G, Batson A, Kilmarx PH, Yotebieng M. Funding innovation in neglected diseases. BMJ. 2018;360:k1182. Available from: https://www.bmj.com/content/360/bmj.k1182.

How to convene an international health or development commission: ten key steps
Authors: Gavin Yamey, Lawrence H. Summers, Dean T Jamison, and Jessica Brinton | Citation: Health Policy and Planning, 2018, 1–7; doi: 10.1093/heapol/czx179

Naomi Beyeler, Sara Fewer, Marcel Yotebieng, and Gavin Yamey. Improving resource mobilisation for global health R&D: a role for coordination platforms?

Beyeler N, et al. BMJ Glob Health 2019;4:e001209. doi:10.1136/bmjgh-2018-00120

McDade KK, Yamey G. Intensified multilateral cooperation on global public goods for health: three opportunities for collective action. Policy Paper: 2018. Available from: http://centerforpolicyimpact.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/18/2018/11/Multilaterals-and-GPGs_LONG_Final.pdf​​.

McDade KK, Yamey G. Intensified multilateral cooperation on global public goods for health: three opportunities for collective action. Policy Brief: 2018. Available from: ​http://centerforpolicyimpact.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/18/2018/11/Multilaterals-and-GPGs_BRIEF_Final.pdf.

Yamey G, McDade KK. Intensified multilateral cooperation on global public goods for health: three opportunities for collective action. The Center for Policy Impact in Global Health. Weblog. 2018. Available from: http://centerforpolicyimpact.org/2018/11/20/intensified-multilateral-cooperation-on-global-public-goods-for-health-three-opportunities-for-collective-action/.

Intersectoral policy priorities for health
Authors: David A. Watkins, Rachel Nugent, Helen Saxenian, Gavin Yamey, Kristen Danforth, Eduardo González-Pier, Charles N. Mock, Prabhat Jha, Ala Alwan, and Dean T. Jamison | Citation: Disease Control Priorities, Third Edition : Volume 9. Improving Health and Reducing Poverty. Washington, DC: World Bank DOI: 10.1596/978-1-4648-0527-1

Strengthening the United States government’s role in product development for global health
Authors: Gavin Yamey, Andrea Thoumi, Jonathan Gonzalez-Smith, Cynthia Binanay, Ipchita Bharali, Zeena Johar, David Ridley, Nick Chapman

Valuing health as development: going beyond gross domestic product
Authors: Gavin Yamey, Osondu Ogbuoji, Victoria Y Fan, David E Bloom, Klaus Prettner | Citation: BMJ 2018; 363 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k4371

Yamey G, Ogbuoji O, McDade KK. We need a consensus on the definition of ‘global public goods for health’. Brookings Future Development. Weblog. 2018. Available from: https://www.brookings.edu/blog/future-development/2018/11/20/we-need-a-consensus-on-the-definition-of-global-public-goods-for-health/.


A framework for stimulating economic investments to prevent emerging diseases
Authors: Daniel L Schar, Gavin Mark Yamey, Catherine C Machalaba, William B Karesh | Citation: Bulletin of the World Health Organization; Type: Perspectives; Article ID: BLT.17.199547

Yamey G, Schäferhoff M, Aars OK, Bloom B, Carroll D, Chawla M, et al. Financing of international collection action for epidemic and pandemic preparedness. The Lancet Global Health. 2017;5(8):e727-e837. Available from: http://www.thelancet.com/journals/langlo/article/PIIS2214-109X(17)30203-6/fulltext.

Yamey G, Schäferhoff M, Young R, Braun N, Figiel C, Kraus J. International collective action for epidemic and pandemic preparedness: an economic policy brief for the G20 Health Working Group. The Center for Policy Impact in Global Health. Policy Brief: 2017. Available from: https://sites-staging.globalhealth.duke.edu/centerforpolicyimpact/wp-content/uploads/sites/8/2016/10/G20-Brief_Global-Financing-of-Epidemic-Preparedness-21-Feb-2017.pdf.

Kraus J, Schwalbe N, Yamey G, Fewer S. Opinion: 3 ways to strengthen multilateral cooperation on global public goods. Devex Op-Ed. Available from: https://www.devex.com/news/opinion-3-ways-to-strengthen-multilateral-cooperation-on-global-public-goods-93846.

Strengthening domestic resource mobilization: moving from theory to practice in low-and middle-income countries
Authors: Raul Felix Junquera-Varela, Marijn Verhoeven, Gangadhar P. Shukla, Bernard Haven, Rajul Awasthi, and Blanca Moreno-Dodson | Citation: World Bank doi:10.1596/978-1-4648-1073-2


Gavin Yamey, along with his co-authors Naomi Beyeler, Hester Wadge, and Dean Jamison, authored a new report “Investing in health: the economic case” at the World Innovation Summit for Health on 30th November, 2016. The report summarizes the evidence on the impressive returns to investing in health and makes a strong case for governments and donors to invest in cost-effective interventions.

Next generation maternal health: external shocks and health-system innovations
Authors: Margaret E Kruk, Stephanie Kujawski, Cheryl A Moyer, Richard M Adanu, Kaosar Afsana, Jessica Cohen, Amanda Glassman, Alain Labrique, K Srinath Reddy, Gavin Yamey | Citation: Lancet 2016; 388: 2296–306


Schäferhoff M, Fewer S, Kraus S,  Richter E, Summers LH, Sundewall J, Yamey G, Jamison DT. How much donor financing for health is channelled to global versus country-specific aid functions? Lancet. 2015;386:2436-2441. Available from: http://globalhealth2035.org/sites/default/files/journal-articles/donor-financing-for-health-is-channelled-to-global-versus-country-specific-aid-functions.pdf.


Global health 2035: a world converging within a generation
Authors: Dean T Jamison, Lawrence H Summers, George Alleyne, Kenneth J Arrow, Seth Berkley, Agnes Binagwaho, Flavia Bustreo, David Evans, Richard G A Feachem, Julio Frenk, Gargee Ghosh, Sue J Goldie, Yan Guo, Sanjeev Gupta, Richard Horton, Margaret E Kruk, Adel Mahmoud, Linah K Mohohlo, Mthuli Ncube, Ariel Pablos-Mendez, K Srinath Reddy, Helen Saxenian, Agnes Soucat, Karen H Ulltveit-Moe, Gavin Yamey | Citation:  Lancet 2013; 382: 1898–955

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