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Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 05 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374480-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7448-0
... This chapter describes the contemporary search for a universal metric in global health as an answer to the problem of accountability in the past sixty or so years of international health development. Randomized controlled trials are seen as the gold standard for doing global health work...
Published: 07 May 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376613-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7661-3
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 30 March 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371823-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7182-3
Published: 15 April 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004363-033
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0436-3
Published: 24 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009269-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0926-9
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 17 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007555-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0755-5
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 23 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012580
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1258-0
Published: 06 August 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021582-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2158-2
Published: 19 July 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395478-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9547-8
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 19 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376279
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7627-9
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 05 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374480-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7448-0
... There is a new purpose to numbers in global health: numbers are needed not just for retrospective accounting but also to calculate prospective actuarial worth. This shift in the purpose of metrics is a shift of “value,” arising at a historical moment when using “metrics as anticipatory praxis...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 05 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374480-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7448-0
... This chapter summarizes the main themes of the book and proposes several emergent trends that may offer counternarratives to the kinds of metrics practices that have taken precedence in global health work today. Efforts to promote multimethods research, to challenge the use of evidence-based...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 05 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374480
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7448-0
Published: 15 April 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385530-022
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8553-0
Published: 22 February 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387916-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8791-6
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 05 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374480-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7448-0
... Global health institutions and interventions are dependent on the production of local health data in the Global South for evaluating and justifying their projects. The crucial labor of producing these local health data is often rendered invisible by the neutral use of metrics by global health...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 05 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7448-0
...Metrics Politics Global health institutions and interventions are dependent on the production of local health data in the Global South for evaluating and justifying their projects. The crucial labor of producing these local health data is often rendered invisible by the neutral use of metrics...
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By Vincanne Adams
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 05 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7448-0
... Senegal health data global health malaria labor ...
Published: 26 October 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387381
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8738-1
Book Chapter

By Vincanne Adams
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 05 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7448-0
... humanitarianism accountability metrics global health ngos ...