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This Expert's name is Jacob Kazungu

This Expert's occupation is Health Systems Expert
This Expert's location is Kenya
This Expert's nationality is Kenyan

Snapshot

Experience

Less than 5 years

Languages

English, Swahili

Countries of Work

Kenya

Areas of Expertise

  • General
  • Social accountability and community advocacy for health
  • Contracting health providers
  • Direct facility financing
  • Domestic resource mobilization
  • Earmarked taxes
  • Financing for PHC and community health (preventive, promotive, and curative care
  • Health coverage schemes
  • Innovative financing
  • Pay for performance
  • Pooling of funds
  • Provider payment
  • Resource allocation
  • Strategic health purchasing
  • Change management
  • Decentralization
  • Health management, policy and planning
  • Institutional strengthening
  • Monitoring and evaluation
  • Private sector engagement
  • Regulation and enforcement
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Strategic planning
  • Strategy development
  • Claims management systems
  • Data reporting and analysis
  • Health management information systems
  • Health-related surveys
  • Community health workers--engagement, capacity-building and retention
  • Staff motivation and retention
  • Cost benefit analysis
  • Data collection methodology
  • Indicator development
  • Quantitative and qualitative analysis
  • Research
  • Policy analysis
  • Stakeholder analysis
  • Licensing and accreditation
  • Quality and quality assurance
  • Service delivery networks
  • Facilitating stakeholder dialgoue
  • Strategic communications for engaging with community stakeholders for health
  • Purchasing

Education

  • London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

    Graduated 2019
    MSc in Public Health
  • Pwani University

    Graduated 2016
    Postgraduate Diploma in Health Research Methods
  • Karatina University

    Graduated 2015
    BSc in Environmental Studies

Publications

  • Preferences of healthcare providers for capitation payment in Kenya: a discrete choice experiment.

    Published Aug 2020 View publication
  • Attribute development and level selection for a discrete choice experiment to elicit the preferences

    Published Oct 2019 View publication
  • Health care purchasing in Kenya: Experiences of health care providers with capitation and fee-for-se

    Published Jan 2019 View publication
  • What characteristics of provider payment mechanisms influence health care providers' behaviour? A li

    Published Jul 2018 View publication
  • Examining levels, distribution and correlates of health insurance coverage in Kenya

    Published Sep 2017 View publication

Affiliations

Health Economics Research Unit, KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme

Areas of Expertise

  • General
  • Social accountability and community advocacy for health
  • Contracting health providers
  • Direct facility financing
  • Domestic resource mobilization
  • Earmarked taxes
  • Financing for PHC and community health (preventive, promotive, and curative care
  • Health coverage schemes
  • Innovative financing
  • Pay for performance
  • Pooling of funds
  • Provider payment
  • Resource allocation
  • Strategic health purchasing
  • Change management
  • Decentralization
  • Health management, policy and planning
  • Institutional strengthening
  • Monitoring and evaluation
  • Private sector engagement
  • Regulation and enforcement
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Strategic planning
  • Strategy development
  • Claims management systems
  • Data reporting and analysis
  • Health management information systems
  • Health-related surveys
  • Community health workers--engagement, capacity-building and retention
  • Staff motivation and retention
  • Cost benefit analysis
  • Data collection methodology
  • Indicator development
  • Quantitative and qualitative analysis
  • Research
  • Policy analysis
  • Stakeholder analysis
  • Licensing and accreditation
  • Quality and quality assurance
  • Service delivery networks
  • Facilitating stakeholder dialgoue
  • Strategic communications for engaging with community stakeholders for health
  • Purchasing

Affiliations

Health Economics Research Unit, KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme