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Dr Paula Tibandebage

Paula Tindebage

Profile summary

  • Visiting Fellow
  • Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
  • School of Polis, Phil, Econ, Dev, Geog
  • Economics

Professional biography

PhD in Political Economy (University of Texas, Dallas)
Master of Public Affairs (University of Texas, Dallas)
Master of Public Administration (University of Washington)
BA in Political Science and Public Administration (University of Dar es Salaam)

Research interests

Projects

2012-14 ‘Industrial productivity, health system performance and policy synergies for inclusive growth: a study in Tanzania and Kenya’ co-investigator, DFIF-ESRC Growth Programme grant, PI Professor Maureen Mackintosh, OU

2012 ‘The Gendered nature of education – labour market linkages: Beyond numbers’; Forum of African Women Educationists *FAWE); PI

2011-2013 ‘Ethics, payments and maternal survival’, Wellcome Trust grant; PI; co-investigators Prof. Maureen Mackintosh (OU, UK), Tausi Kida (ESRF, Tanzania) & Joyce Ikingura (NIMR, Tanzania).

1998-2000 'Managing and regulating emerging mixed health care systems: a Tanzanian case study in comparative perspective’ DFID/ESCOR grant; co-applicant PI Prof. Maureen Mackintosh, OU.

Selected Publications

Mackintosh, M. Banda, G. Tibandebage, P. Wamae, W. (Eds), 2016. Making Medicines in Africa: The Political Economy of Industrializing for Local Health. Palgrave Macmillan

Tibandebage, P. Wangwe, S. Mackintosh, M. Mujinja P. (2015). “Pharmaceutical manufacturing decline in Tanzania: how possible is a turnaround to growth?”. In Mackintosh, M. Banda, G. Tibandebage, P. Wamae, W. (eds).  Making Medicines. In Africa: The Political Economy of Industrializing for Local Health. Palgrave Macmillan.

Mackintosh, M. Tibandebage, P. Kariuki, J. Israel, C.. (2015). “Health systems as industrial policy: building collaborative capabilities in the Tanzanian and Kenyan health sectors and their local suppliers”. In Africa: The Political Economy of Industrializing for Local Health. Palgrave Macmillan.

Mackintosh, M. Tibandebage, P. Kariuki, J. Israel, C.. (2015). “Health systems as industrial policy: building collaborative capabilities in the Tanzanian and Kenyan health sectors and their local suppliers”.

Tibandebage, P. KidaT. Mackintosh, M. & Ikingura, J. (2015), Can managers empower nurse midwives to improve maternal health care? A comparison of two resource-poor hospitals in Tanzania,  International Journal of Health Planning and Management (Early view, currently published online in Wiley Online Library before inclusion in an issue), http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/hpm.2279/full

Tibandebage, P. & Mackintosh, M. (2010). “Maternal mortality in Africa: A gendered lens on health system failure”. In Ranitch, L. & Leys, C. (eds). Socialist Register 2010. The Merlin Press, London.

Tibandebage, P. (2008). “Pro-poor service delivery in Southern Africa”. In Pressend, M. & M. Ruiters (eds), Dilemmas of Poverty and Development. 72 – 85, The Institute for Global Dialogue, Midrand, South Africa.

Mackintosh, M. & Tibandebage, P. (2008). “Competitive and organizational constraints, investment and quality of care in a liberalized low income health system: Evidence from Tanzania”. In Mackintosh, M., Chataway, J. and M. Wuyts ( Eds), Promoting Innovation, Productivity and Industrial Growth  and Reducing Poverty. Pp 81 – 99, Routledge, London and New York. Previously published in European Journal of Development Research, 19(1). 81 – 89.

Mackintosh, M. & Tibandebage, P. (2006). “Gender and Health Sector Reform: Analytical Perspectives on African Experience”, in Razavi, S. and S. Hassim (eds), Gender and Social Policy in a Global Context: Uncovering the Gendered Structure of the Social,   237-257, Palgrave Macmillan and UNRISD.

Tibandebage P. & Mackintosh, M. (2005). “The Market Shaping of Charges, Trust and Abuse: Health Care Transactions in Tanzania”, Social Science and Medicine, Pp 1385 - 1395.

Mackintosh, M. & Tibandebage, P. (2004). “'Inequality and Redistribution in Health Care: Analytical Issues for Developmental Social Policy” in Mkandawire, T.(ed). Social Policy in a Development Context. Pp. 143 – 174. Palgrave, Basingstoke.

Tibandebage, P. (2004). “Labour Flexibility in Tanzania”, in: Rajendra Paratian and Sukit Dasgupta (eds), Confronting Economic Insecurity in Africa”. Pp 241 – 278.  ILO: ILO Socio-Economic Security Programme.

Tibandebage, P. & Mackintosh, M. (2002). “Institutional Cultures and Regulatory Relationships in a Liberalising Health Care System: A Tanzanian Case Study” in Heyer, J., Stewart, F. and Thorp, R. (eds). Group Behaviour and Development: Is the Market Destroying Cooperation? Pp. 271 – 289. Oxford University Press.

Mackintosh, M. & Tibandebage, P. (2002). “Inclusion by Design? Rethinking Health Care Market Regulation in the Tanzanian Context”. Journal of Development Studies. 39(1)  1-20.

Tibandebage, P.  (1999). “Charging for Health Care in Tanzania: Official Pricing in a Liberalized Environment”. In Mackintosh, M. and Roy, R. (eds). Economic Decentralization and Public Management Reform. Edward Edger.

Tibandebage, P. Wangwe, S. M.,Mujinja, P., Bail, R. & Shepard, D. S. (1998). “Expenditures on HIV/AIDS in Tanzania” in Ainsworth. M., Fransen, L. and Over, M. (eds). Confronting ATDS: Evidence from the Developing World. European Commission, Brussels.

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