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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Social Sciences and Humanities D-index 37 Citations 5,588 145 World Ranking 2653 National Ranking 467

Overview

What is she best known for?

The fields of study she is best known for:

  • Law
  • Health care
  • Public health

Her primary scientific interests are in Health policy, Health care, Economic growth, Developing country and Health services research. Her study explores the link between Health policy and topics such as Poverty that cross with problems in Social stratification. Her Health care study combines topics in areas such as Psychological intervention, Equity and Public health.

The Public policy research Sophie Witter does as part of her general Economic growth study is frequently linked to other disciplines of science, such as Equity, therefore creating a link between diverse domains of science. The concepts of her Developing country study are interwoven with issues in Public sector and Randomized controlled trial. Her Health services research research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Social policy, Community health and Process management.

Her most cited work include:

  • Paying for performance to improve the delivery of health interventions in low- and middle-income countries (228 citations)
  • Something old or something new? Social health insurance in Ghana (177 citations)
  • The experience of Ghana in implementing a user fee exemption policy to provide free delivery care (169 citations)

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

Her main research concerns Economic growth, Health policy, Health care, Health services research and Public health. Her research in the fields of Developing country overlaps with other disciplines such as Sierra leone. Sophie Witter has researched Health policy in several fields, including Global health, Health education, Community health and Health promotion.

Sophie Witter combines subjects such as Psychological intervention, Nursing, Cost–benefit analysis, Program evaluation and Government with her study of Health care. Her Health services research study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Public sector, Social policy, Public relations, Health administration and Focus group. Her study in the field of Health economics is also linked to topics like Inequality.

She most often published in these fields:

  • Economic growth (38.29%)
  • Health policy (34.29%)
  • Health care (32.57%)

What were the highlights of her more recent work (between 2018-2021)?

  • Public health (22.86%)
  • Health policy (34.29%)
  • Economic growth (38.29%)

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

Her primary areas of study are Public health, Health policy, Economic growth, Participatory action research and Health services research. Her Public health research incorporates elements of Technical support, Integrated care and Ideology. She works mostly in the field of Health policy, limiting it down to topics relating to Theory of change and, in certain cases, Process management.

Her Economic growth study incorporates themes from Rural area and Humanitarian crisis. Her Health services research research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Social policy, Workforce, Public relations, Health administration and Human resource management. Sophie Witter interconnects Developing country, Health services, MEDLINE and Healthcare system in the investigation of issues within Public relations.

Between 2018 and 2021, her most popular works were:

  • Health system strengthening – reflections on its meaning, assessment and our state of knowledge (14 citations)
  • Resilience capacities of health systems: Accommodating the needs of Palestinian refugees from Syria. (13 citations)
  • Understanding fragility: implications for global health research and practice. (12 citations)

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

  • Law
  • Health care
  • Public health

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Health policy, Population health, Community resilience, Public relations and Agency. Her Health policy research is within the category of Nursing. Her Population health research integrates issues from Refugee, Palestinian refugees, Global health, Service delivery framework and Local community.

Her Public economics research includes themes of Purchasing and Health care. Her study with Health services research involves better knowledge in Public health. Her research combines Psychological intervention and Public health.

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Best Publications

Paying for performance to improve the delivery of health interventions in low- and middle-income countries

Sophie Witter;Atle Fretheim;Flora L Kessy;Anne Karin Lindahl.
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (2012)

431 Citations

Something old or something new? Social health insurance in Ghana

Sophie Witter;Bertha Garshong.
BMC International Health and Human Rights (2009)

294 Citations

The experience of Ghana in implementing a user fee exemption policy to provide free delivery care

Sophie Witter;Daniel Kojo Arhinful;Anthony Kusi;Sawudatu Zakariah-Akoto.
Reproductive Health Matters (2007)

271 Citations

Salaries and incomes of health workers in sub-Saharan Africa

David McCoy;Sara Bennett;Sophie Witter;Bob Pond.
The Lancet (2008)

255 Citations

The national free delivery policy in Nepal: early evidence of its effects on health facilities

Sophie Witter;Sunil Khadka;Hom Nath;Suresh Tiwari.
Health Policy and Planning (2011)

164 Citations

Providing free maternal health care: ten lessons from an evaluation of the national delivery exemption policy in Ghana.

Sophie Witter;Sam Adjei;Margaret Armar-Klemesu;Wendy Graham.
Global Health Action (2009)

161 Citations

Informal payments in transitional economies: implications for health sector reform.

Robin Thompson;Sophie Witter.
International Journal of Health Planning and Management (2000)

155 Citations

Costs and cost-effectiveness of different DOT strategies for the treatment of tuberculosis in Pakistan.

MA Khan;JD Walley;SN Witter;A Imran.
Health Policy and Planning (2002)

141 Citations

The national free delivery and caesarean policy in Senegal: evaluating process and outcomes

Sophie Witter;Thierno Dieng;Daouda Mbengue;Isabelle Moreira.
Health Policy and Planning (2010)

134 Citations

Health Economics for Developing Countries. A Practical Guide.

Sophie Witter;Tim Ensor;Robin Thompson;Matthew Jowett.
(2000)

129 Citations

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Profile was last updated on December 6th, 2021.
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