working papers and published articles

Published Project Manuscripts



Francetic I, Tediosi F, Kuwawenaruwa A. A network analysis of patient referrals

in two district health systems in Tanzania. (in press Health Policy and Planning)


Kuwawenaruwa A, Tediosi F, Obrist B, Metta E, Chiluda F, Wiedenmayer K, Wyss K. The role of accountability in the performance of Jazia prime vendor system in Tanzania. J of Pharm Policy and Pract 13, 25 (2020).

DOI: 10.1186/s40545-020-00220-8


Kuwawenaruwa A, Wyss K, Wiedenmayer K, Metta E, Tediosi F. The effects of medicines availability and stock-outs on household’s utilization of healthcare services in Dodoma region, Tanzania. Health Policy Plan. 2020;35(3):323-333.




Kuwawenaruwa A, Tediosi F, Metta E, Obrist B, Wiedenmayer K, Msamba V.S, Wyss K. Acceptability of a prime vendor system in public healthcare facilities in Tanzania. Int J Health Policy Manag. 2020(in press).

DOI: 10.34172/ijhpm.2020.90


Kuwawenaruwa A, Wyss K, Wiedenmayer K, Tediosi F. Cost and cost drivers associated with setting-up a prime vendor system to complement the national medicines supply chain inTanzania. BMJ Glob Health. 2020;5(9):e002681.

DOI: 10.1136/bmjgh-2020-002681


Durizzo K, Asiedu E, Van der Merwe A, Van Niekerk A, Günther I. Managing the COVID-19 pandemic in poor urban neighborhoods: the case of Accra and Johannesburg. In press in World Development.


Francetic I, Tediosi F, Salari P, de Savigny D. Going operational with health systems governance: supervision and incentives to health workers for increased quality of care in Tanzania. Health Policy Plan. 2019 Nov 1;34(Supplement_2):ii77-ii92.



Fiestas Navarrete L, Ghislandi S, Stuckler D, Tediosi F. Inequalities in the benefits of national health insurance on financial protection from out-of-pocket payments and access to health services: cross-sectional evidence from Ghana. Health Policy Plan. Volume 34, Issue 9, November 2019, Pages 694–705.



Salari P, Akweongo P, Aikins M, Tediosi F. Determinants of health insurance enrolment in Ghana: evidence from three national household surveys. Health Policy and Plan. Volume 34, Issue 8, October 2019, Pages 582–594.




Nsiah-Boateng E, Nonvignon J, Aryeetey G.C, Salari P, Tediosi F, Akweongo P, Aikins M. Sociodemographic determinants of health insurance enrolment and dropout in urban district of Ghana: a cross-sectional study. Health Econ Rev. 2019;9:23.

DOI: 10.1186/s13561-019-0241-y