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Catherine Goodman is a staff member of the Consortium for Research on Equitable Health Systems (CREHS) which aims to generate knowledge to help strengthen health systems policies and interventions in ways which preferentially benefit the poorest http://www.crehs.lshtm.ac.uk/index.html. After a first degree in economics at Cambridge, and a Masters in development economics at SOAS, Catherine spent two years working as an economic planner in the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare in Lesotho, before embarking on a career in health economics and health systems research.
Catherine holds a lectureship in health economics and policy at the Health Policy Unit of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM). She is based at the KEMRI/Wellcome Trust Research Programme in Nairobi, from where she provides support to the CREHS team in Kenya. She has over 10 years experience in the analysis of health systems, and her key research interests include the role of the private sector and the economics of malaria control.
1. Shillcutt S, Walker D, Goodman C, Mills A. Cost-effectiveness in low- and middle-income countries: A review of the debates surrounding decision rules. Pharmacoeconomics in press.
2. Goodman CA, Kachur SP, Abdulla S, Bloland P & Mills A. (2009) Concentration, contestability and drug prices in the retail market for malaria treatment in rural Tanzania. Health Economics, Vol. 18(6).
3. Matovu F, Goodman C, Wiseman V and Mwengee W. (2009) How equitable is bednet ownership in Tanzania? A practical application of the principles of horizontal and vertical equity. Malaria Journal 8:109.
4. Chuma J, Musimbi J, Okungu V, Goodman C & Molyneux C. (2009) Reducing user fees for primary health care in Kenya: Policy on paper or policy in practice? International Journal for Equity in Health 8:15 doi:10.1186/1475-9276-8-15.
5. Kangwana BB, Njogu J, Wasunna B, Kadenge SV, Otieno DN, Goodman CA, Zurovac D, Snow RW. (2009) Malaria drug shortages in Kenya: A major failure to provide access to effective treatment. American Journal of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene, 80(5): 737-738.
6. Newton PN, Lee SJ, Goodman C, Fernandez F, Yeung S, Phanouvong S, Kaur H, Amin A, Whitty CJM, Kokwaro G, Lindegårdh N, Lukulay P, White L, Day NPJ, Green MD, White NJ. (2009) A discussion of guidelines for field surveys of the quality of medicines. PLoS Medicine, 6(3): e1000052.
7. English M, Reyburn H, Goodman C, and Snow R. (2009) Abandoning presumptive antimalarial treatment for febrile children aged less than five years - A case of running before we can walk. PLoS Medicine 6(1): e1000015. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1000015.
8. Hanson K, Gilson L, Goodman C, Mills A, Smith R, Feachem R, Feachem NS, Koehlmoos TP, Kinlaw. H. (2008) Is private health care the answer to the health problems of the world's poor? PLoS Med 5(11).