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Social Sciences and Humanities D-index 40 Citations 8,606 101 World Ranking 2174 National Ranking 13

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Public health
  • Health care
  • Malaria

Don de Savigny spends much of his time researching Public health, Psychological intervention, Health policy, Health care and Global health. His Public health research incorporates elements of Developing country, Socioeconomic status, Malaria and Environmental health. His Psychological intervention course of study focuses on Health services research and Poverty.

His Health policy research focuses on subjects like Public relations, which are linked to Environmental resource management, Program evaluation, Millennium Development Goals and Healthcare system. His research in Health care intersects with topics in Integrated Management of Childhood Illness, Pediatrics and Systems thinking. His research integrates issues of Quality and Data quality in his study of Global health.

His most cited work include:

  • How can we achieve and maintain high-quality performance of health workers in low-resource settings? (782 citations)
  • Systems thinking for health systems strengthening. (464 citations)
  • Inequities among the very poor: health care for children in rural southern Tanzania (412 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

Psychological intervention, Public health, Tanzania, Environmental health and Health policy are his primary areas of study. His work deals with themes such as Verbal autopsy, Corporate governance, Environmental resource management, Systems thinking and Disease burden, which intersect with Psychological intervention. His Public health research includes themes of Health facility, Malaria, Development economics, Developing country and Pediatrics.

His research in Pediatrics tackles topics such as Integrated Management of Childhood Illness which are related to areas like Health care. His Environmental health research integrates issues from Health equity, Socioeconomic status, Health administration and Biostatistics. His Health policy research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Health services research, Public relations and Health promotion.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Psychological intervention (44.78%)
  • Public health (45.52%)
  • Tanzania (26.87%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2014-2021)?

  • Psychological intervention (44.78%)
  • Quality (11.19%)
  • Process management (11.19%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

His primary scientific interests are in Psychological intervention, Quality, Process management, Verbal autopsy and Health care. The various areas that he examines in his Psychological intervention study include Malaria, Data collection and Environmental health. His Process management research also works with subjects such as

  • Process that intertwine with fields like Program evaluation,
  • Systems thinking together with Stakeholder and Structural equation modeling.

His study on Verbal autopsy also encompasses disciplines like

  • Socioeconomic status which intersects with area such as Health sector and Healthcare system,
  • Demographic surveillance system which intersects with area such as Environmental resource management. The Health care study which covers Quality management that intersects with Patient satisfaction, Integrated Management of Childhood Illness and Nursing. His study of Health informatics is a part of Public health.

Between 2014 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • A global assessment of civil registration and vital statistics systems: monitoring data quality and progress. (224 citations)
  • Civil registration and vital statistics: progress in the data revolution for counting and accountability (120 citations)
  • Effective coverage and systems effectiveness for malaria case management in sub-Saharan African countries. (79 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Public health
  • Health care
  • Information technology

His scientific interests lie mostly in Global health, Quality, Environmental health, Psychological intervention and Civil society. He combines subjects such as Modernization theory and Metric with his study of Global health. His work focuses on many connections between Metric and other disciplines, such as Child mortality, that overlap with his field of interest in Health care.

His Quality research incorporates themes from Mosquito control and Malaria. His Environmental health research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Demographic surveillance system and Community health. Don de Savigny has included themes like Verbal autopsy and Socioeconomic status in his Psychological intervention study.

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Best Publications

How can we achieve and maintain high-quality performance of health workers in low-resource settings?

Alexander K Rowe;Don de Savigny;Claudio F Lanata;Cesar G Victora.
The Lancet (2005)

1207 Citations

Systems thinking for health systems strengthening.

D. de Savigny;T. Adam.
Systems thinking for health systems strengthening. (2009)

988 Citations

Inequities among the very poor: health care for children in rural southern Tanzania

Joanna Armstrong Schellenberg;Cesar G. Victora;Adiel K Mushi;Don de Savigny.
The Lancet (2003)

600 Citations

In vitro maintenance of Toxocara canis larvae and a simple method for the production of Toxocara ES antigen for use in serodiagnostic tests for visceral larva migrans.

D. H. de Savigny.
Journal of Parasitology (1975)

453 Citations

Toxocariasis: serological diagnosis by enzyme immunoassay.

D H de Savigny;A Voller;A W Woodruff.
Journal of Clinical Pathology (1979)

405 Citations

Schistosomiasis and neglected tropical diseases: towards integrated and sustainable control and a word of caution

J. Utzinger;G. Raso;S. Brooker;D. De Savigny.
Parasitology (2009)

381 Citations

A global assessment of civil registration and vital statistics systems: monitoring data quality and progress.

Lene Mikkelsen;David E Phillips;Carla AbouZahr;Philip W Setel.
The Lancet (2015)

361 Citations

Effectiveness and cost of facility-based Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI) in Tanzania

Joanna R M Armstrong Schellenberg;Taghreed Adam;Hassan Mshinda;Honorati Masanja.
The Lancet (2004)

359 Citations

Human Benefits of Animal Interventions for Zoonosis Control

Jakob Zinsstag;Esther Schelling;Felix Roth;Bassirou Bonfoh.
Emerging Infectious Diseases (2007)

338 Citations

Systems thinking for strengthening health systems in LMICs: need for a paradigm shift

Taghreed Adam;Don de Savigny.
Health Policy and Planning (2012)

276 Citations

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Profile was last updated on December 6th, 2021.
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