Yira Natalia Alfonso

Research Associate

20142019
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Research Output 2014 2019

2019
marginal costs
mentoring
statistical analysis
Siblings
Costs and Cost Analysis
2018

Assessing the value of 40 years of local public expenditures on health

Leider, J. P., Alfonso, Y. N., Resnick, B., Brady, E., Mac McCullough, J. & Bishai, D. M., Apr 1 2018, In : Health Affairs. 37, 4, p. 560-569 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Expenditures
Health
Public Sector
Private Sector
Mortality
2017

Care-seeking patterns and direct economic burden of injuries in Bangladesh

Alfonso, Y. N., Alonge, O. O., Hoque, D. M. E., Baset, K. U., Hyder, A. A. & Bishai, D. M., May 1 2017, In : International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 14, 5, 472.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bangladesh
Economics
Wounds and Injuries
Health Expenditures
Healthcare Disparities

Machine-Learning Algorithms to Code Public Health Spending Accounts

Brady, E. S., Leider, J. P., Resnick, B., Alfonso, Y. N. & Bishai, D. M., May 1 2017, In : Public health reports (Washington, D.C. : 1974). 132, 3, p. 350-356 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Public Health
Health Expenditures
United States Public Health Service
Machine Learning
Resource Allocation
Independent Living
House Calls
Cost Savings
Medicaid
Health Expenditures
2016

Factors Contributing to Maternal and Child Mortality Reductions in 146 Low- and Middle-Income Countries between 1990 and 2010

Bishai, D. M., Cohen, R., Alfonso, Y. N., Adam, T., Kuruvilla, S. & Schweitzer, J., Jan 1 2016, In : PLoS One. 11, 1, e0144908.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Child Mortality
Maternal Mortality
income
Health
literacy

Trends in the Marginal Cost of Male Circumcision in Rural Rakai Uganda

Alfonso, Y. N., Bishai, D. M., Nantongo, A., Kakembo, R., Kobusinge, S., Kacker, S., Kigozi, G. & Gray, R. H., Aug 1 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Male Circumcision
Uganda
Costs and Cost Analysis
Health Expenditures
HIV
2015

Cost-effectiveness analysis of a voucher scheme combined with obstetrical quality improvements: Quasi experimental results from Uganda

Alfonso, Y. N., Bishai, D. M., Bua, J., Mutebi, A., Mayora, C. & Ekirapa-Kiracho, E., Feb 1 2015, In : Health Policy and Planning. 30, 1, p. 88-99 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Uganda
Quality Improvement
Maternal Mortality
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Quality-Adjusted Life Years

Income Elasticity of Vaccines Spending versus General Healthcare Spending

Alfonso, Y. N., Ding, G. & Bishai, D. M., 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Health Economics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Elasticity
Vaccines
Health Expenditures
Delivery of Health Care
Gross Domestic Product
2014

Country progress towards the Millennium Development Goals: adjusting for socioeconomic factors reveals greater progress and new challenges

Cohen, R. L., Alfonso, Y. N., Adam, T., Kuruvilla, S., Schweitzer, J. & Bishai, D. M., 2014, In : Globalization and Health. 10, p. 67 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Child Mortality
Maternal Mortality
Insurance Pools
Health
Health Policy

Facteurs de réussite pour la réduction de la mortalité maternelle et infantile

Translated title of the contribution: Success factors for reducing maternal and child mortalityKuruvilla, S., Schweitzer, J., Bishai, D. M., Chowdhury, S., Caramani, D., Frost, L., Cortez, R., Daelmans, B., de Francisco, A., Adam, T., Cohen, R., Alfonso, Y. N., Franz-Vasdeki, J., Saadat, S., Pratt, B. A., Eugster, B., Bandali, S., Venkatachalam, P., Hinton, R., Murray, J. & 12 others, Arscott-Mills, S., Axelson, H., Maliqi, B., Sarker, I., Lakshminarayanan, R., Jacobs, T., Jacks, S., Mason, E., Ghaffar, A., Mays, N., Presern, C. & Bustreo, F., 2014, In : Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 92, 7, p. 533-544 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Child Mortality
Maternal Mortality
Women's Health
Health
Statistical Data Interpretation

Post-2015 health goals: Could country-specific targets supplement global ones?

Cohen, R. L., Bishai, D. M., Alfonso, Y. N., Kuruvilla, S. & Schweitzer, J., 2014, In : The Lancet Global Health. 2, 7, p. e373-e374

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Child Mortality
Internationality
Maternal Mortality
Africa South of the Sahara
Preschool Children