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Lara is a PhD Candidate in Public health and Economics at the University of Montreal and at Paris-Diderot University.
publishers’ timelines are interesting. Exactly a year ago, Paul et al.’s paper received unprecedented attention in the global health stratosphere.
Acclaimed by some, criticised by others, the paper certainly sparked much
debate on the relevance of performance-based financing (PBF) in low- and
middle-income countries (LMICs). This m...
Two weeks ago Kent Buse and Sarah Hawkes, a couple sharing the pursuit of “understanding and social justice” published a commentary on the upcoming SDGs. We find the article very useful in that it provides a good review of how health will be positioned in the post-2015 development era, and more specifically on how a single health goal and re...
By Lara Gautier, global health researcher at the Institute of Public Health of Heidelberg University, PhD candidate at Université de Montréal
Several scholars, development experts and commentators had great expectations that BRICS become important players of the post-2015 discussions. Given their demographic, economic, and political weight, th...