Mladovsky, Philipa

Dr Philipa Mladovsky  

Department

Position held

Assistant Professor in International Development

 

Assistant Professor in International Development

 

Experience keywords:

European health systems; Ghana; India; Senegal; community health insurance; comparative health policy; developing countries; financial crisis; health financing; migrant health; social capital; social exclusion

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Philipa is scientific coordinator of Health Inc. (Financing health care for inclusion), a three-year EU-funded research project launched in 2011 which explores how social exclusion restricts access to health services despite recent health financing reforms in Ghana, Senegal and the Indian states of Maharashtra and Karnataka. She is also coordinator, author and editor of several studies published by the World Health Organization and the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies.

Philipa has completed a PhD in health financing in low-income countries, with a particular focus on community-based health insurance in Senegal. This research is part of a collaboration with the Institute of Tropical Medicine in Antwerp.


Sectors and industries to which research relates:

Healthcare

Countries and regions to which research relates:

Africa; Europe; Ghana; India; Senegal

Languages:

Czech [Spoken: Fluent, Written: N/A]; French [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Fluent]

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7955 7298

Publications

2017

Mladovsky, Philipa and Bâ, Maymouna (2017) Removing user fees for health services: a multi-epistemological perspective on access inequities in Senegal Social Science and Medicine, 188. 91-99. ISSN 0277-9536

Williams, Gemma A. and Parmar, Divya and Dkhimi, Fahdi and Asante, Felix A. and Arhinful, Daniel and Mladovsky, Philipa (2017) Equitable access to health insurance for socially excluded children? The case of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) in Ghana Social Science and Medicine, 186. 10-19. ISSN 0277-9536

2016

Mladovsky, Philipa and Bâ, Maymouna (2016) What causes inequity in access to publicly funded health services that are supposedly free at the point of use? A case of user fee exemptions for older people in Senegal Working Paper Series, No.16-177. London School of Economics and Political Science, Department of International Development, London, UK.

Williams, G. A. and Bacci, S. and Shadwick, R. and Tillmann, T. and Rechel, B. and Noori, T. and Suk, J. E. and Odone, A. and Ingleby, J. D. and Mladovsky, P. and Mckee, M. (2016) Measles among migrants in the European Union and the European Economic Area Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, 44 (1). 6-13. ISSN 1403-4948

2015

Mladovsky, Philipa and Thomson, Sarah and Maresso, Anna (2015) Changes to health service planning, purchasing and delivery In: Thomson, Sarah and Jowett, Matthew and Evetovits, Tamás and Mladovsky, Philipa and Maresso, Anna and Figueras, Josep and Cylus, Jonathan and Karanikolos, Marina and Kluge, Hans, (eds.) Economic Crisis, Health Systems and Health in Europe: Impact and Implications for Policy. Open University Press, Maidenhead, UK, 105-138. ISBN 9780335264001

Mladovsky, Philipa and Ndiaye, Pascal (2015) Solidarity in community-based health insurance in Senegal: rhetoric or reality? African Health Monitor, 20. 20-26. ISSN 2077-6128

Maresso, Anna and Mladovsky, Philipa and Thomson, Sarah and Sagan, Anna and Karanikolos, Marina and Richardson, Erica and Cylus, Jonathan and Evetovits, Tamás and Jowett, Matthew and Figueras, Josep and Kluge, Hans, eds (2015) Economic crisis, health systems and health in Europe: country experiences Observatory studies series, 41. WHO Regional Office for Europe / European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, Copenhagen, Denmark. ISBN 9789289050340

Odone, Anna and Tillmann, Taavi and Sandgren, Andreas and Williams, Gemma and Rechel, Bernd and Ingleby, David and Noori, Teimur and Mladovsky, Philipa and McKee, Martin (2015) Tuberculosis among migrant populations in the European Union and the European Economic Area The European Journal of Public Health, 25 (3). 506-512. ISSN 1101-1262

Kentikelenis, Alexander and Karanikolos, Marina and Williams, Gemma and Mladovsky, Philipa and King, Lawrence and Pharris, Anastasia and Suk, Jonathan E. and Hatzakis, Hatzakis and McKee, Martin and Noori, Teymur and Stuckler, David (2015) How do economic crises affect migrants’ risk of infectious disease? A systematic-narrative review The European Journal of Public Health. ISSN 1101-1262

Mladovsky, Philipa and Ndiaye, Pascal and Ndiaye, Alfred and Criel, Bart (2015) The impact of stakeholder values and power relations on community-based health insurance coverage: qualitative evidence from three Senegalese case studies Health Policy and Planning, 30 (6). 768-781. ISSN 0268-1080

2014

Mladovsky, Philipa and Ndiaye, Alfred and Ndiaye, Pascal and Lelubre, Benjamin and Soors, Werner and Criel, Bart (2014) Les mutuelles de santé et le capital social MUCAPS: trois études de cas sénégalaises The London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Williams, Gemma and Mladovsky, Philipa and Dkhimi, Fahdi and Soors, Werner and Parmar, Divya (2014) Social exclusion and social health protection in low- and middle-income countries: an introduction In: Towards equitable coverage and more inclusive social protection in health. Studies in Health Services Organisation and Policy (SHSOP) (32). ITG Press, Antwerp, Belgium, 10-22. ISBN 9789076070438

Thomson, Sarah and Figueras, Josep and Evetovits, Tamás and Jowett, Matthew and Mladovsky, Philipa and Maresso, Anna and Cylus, Jonathan and Karanikolos, Marina and Kluge, Hans (2014) Economic crisis, health systems and health in Europe: impact and implications for policy Policy summary, Permanand, Govin, ed 12. WHO Regional Office for Europe, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Mladovsky, Philipa (2014) Why do people drop out of community-based health insurance?: findings from an exploratory household survey in Senegal Social Science and Medicine, 107. 78-88. ISSN 0277-9536

Parmar, Divya and Williams, Gemma and Dkhimi, Fahdi and Ndiaye, Alfred and Asante, Felix Ankomah and Arhinful, Daniel Kojo and Mladovsky, Philipa (2014) Enrolment of older people in social health protection programs in West Africa – does social exclusion play a part? Social Science & Medicine, 119. 36-44. ISSN 02779536

Mladovsky, Philipa and Soors, Werner and Ndiaye, Pascal and Ndiaye, Alfred and Criel, Bart (2014) Can social capital help explain enrolment (or lack thereof) in community-based health insurance?: results of an exploratory mixed methods study from Senegal Social Science and Medicine, 101. 18-27. ISSN 0277-9536

2013

Rechel, Bernd and Mladovsky, Philipa and Ingleby, David and Mackenbach, Johan P and McKee, Martin (2013) Migration and health in an increasingly diverse Europe Lancet, 381 (9873). 1235-1245. ISSN 0140-6736

Karanikolos, Marina and Mladovsky, Philipa and Cylus, Jonathan and Thomson, Sarah and Basu, Sanjay and Stuckler, David and Mackenbach, Johan P and McKee, Martin (2013) Financial crisis, austerity, and health in Europe Lancet, 381 (9874). 1323-1331. ISSN 0140-6736

2012

Mladovsky, Philipa (2012) Social health protection: policy options for low- and middle-income countries In: McGuire, Alistair and Costa-i-Font, Joan, (eds.) The LSE Companion to Health Policy. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham. ISBN 9781781004234

Evetovits, Tamas and Figueras, Josep and Jowett, Matthew and Mladovsky, Philipa and Nolan, Anne and Normand, Charles and Thomson, Sarah (2012) Health system responses to financial pressures in Ireland: policy options in an international context Thomson, Sarah and Jowett, Matthew and Mladovsky, Philipa, eds Department of Health, Dublin.

van Ginneken, Ewout and Habicht, Jarno and Murauskiene, Liubove and Behmane, Daiga and Mladovsky, Philipa (2012) The Baltic states: building on 20 years of health reforms British Medical Journal, 345. e7348. ISSN 0959-8138

Ingleby, David and McKee, Martin and Mladovsky, Philipa and Rechel, Bernd (2012) How the NHS measures up to other health systems BMJ, 344. ISSN 1756-1833

Mladovsky, P. and Ingleby, D. and McKee, M. and Rechel, B. (2012) Good practices in migrant health: the European experience Clinical Medicine, 12 (3). 248-252. ISSN 1470-2118

Rechel, Bernd and Mladovsky, Philipa and Devillé, Walter (2012) Monitoring migrant health in Europe: a narrative review of data collection practices Health Policy. ISSN 0168-8510

Kaitelidou, Daphne and Mladovsky, Philipa and Leone, Tiziana and Kouli, Eugenia and Siskou, Olga Ch. (2012) Understanding the oversupply of physicians in Greece: the role of human resources planning, financing policy, and physician power International Journal of Health Services, 42 (4). 719-738. ISSN 0020-7314

Cylus, Jonathan and Mladovsky, Philipa and McKee, Martin (2012) Is there a statistical relationship between economic crises and changes in government health expenditure growth?: an analysis of twenty-four European countries Health Services Research, 47 (6). 2204-2224. ISSN 0017-9124

Mladovsky, Philipa and Rechel, Bernd and Ingleby, David and McKee, Martin (2012) Responding to diversity: an exploratory study of migrant health policies in Europe Health Policy, 105 (1). 1-9. ISSN 0168-8510

Kaitelidou, Daphne Ch. and Tsirona, Christina S. and Galanis, Petros A. and Siskou, Olga Ch. and Mladovsky, Philipa and Kouli, Eugenia G. and Prezerakos, Panagiotis E. and Theodorou, Mamas and Sourtzi, Panagiota A. and Liaropoulos, Lykourgos L. (2012) Informal payments for maternity health services in public hospitals in Greece Health Policy, Online. ISSN 0168-8510

Mladovsky, Philipa and Srivastava, Divya and Cylus, Jonathan and Karanikolos, Marina and Evetovits, Tamás and Thomson, Sarah and McKee, Martin (2012) Health policy responses to the financial crisis in Europe Policy summary, 5. World Health Organization on behalf of the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, Copenhagen, Denmark.

2011

Mladovsky, Philipa (2011) Migrant health policies in Europe In: Rechel, Bernd and Mladovsky, Philipa and Devillé, Walter and Rijks, Barbara and Petrova-Benedict, Roumyana and McKee, Martin, (eds.) Migration and Health in the European Union. European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies. Open University Press, Maidenhead, England. ISBN 9780335245673

2010

Mladovsky, Philipa and Sorenson, Corinna (2010) Public financing of IVF: a review of policy rationales Health Care Analysis, 18 (2). 113-128. ISSN 1065-3058

Masseria, Cristina and Mladovsky, Philipa and Hernández-Quevedo, Cristina (2010) The socio-economic determinants of the health status of Roma in comparison with non-Roma in Bulgaria, Hungary and Romania European Journal of Public Health, 20 (5). 549-554. ISSN 1101-1262

Chevreul, Karine and Durand-Zaleski, I. and Bahrami, S. B. and Hernández-Quevedo, Cristina and Mladovsky, Philipa (2010) France: health system review Health systems in transition series, 12 (6). World Health Organization on behalf of the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1-291.

2009

Mladovsky, Philipa (2009) A framework for analysing migrant health policies in Europe Health Policy, 93 (1). 55-63. ISSN 0168-8510

Mladovsky, Philipa and Allin, Sara and Masseria, Cristina and Hernández-Quevedo, Cristina and McDaid, David and Mossialos, Elias (2009) Health in the European Union: trends and analysis Observatory studies series, no. 19. World Health Organization on behalf of the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, Copenhagen, Denmark. ISBN 9789289041904

2008

Mladovsky, Philipa and Mossialos, Elias and McKee, Martin (2008) Improving access to research data in Europe British Medical Journal, 336 (7639). 287-288. ISSN 0959-8138

Merkur, Sherry and Mladovsky, Philipa and Mossialos, Elias and McKee, Martin (2008) Do lifelong learning and revalidation ensure that physicians are fit to practice? Health systems and policy analysis, WHO Regional Office for Europe on behalf of the European Observatory, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Vuorenkosky, Lauri and Mladovsky, Philipa and Mossialos, Elias (2008) Finland: health system review Health Systems in Transition, 10 (4). 1-168. ISSN 1817-6119

Mladovsky, Philipa and Mossialos, Elias (2008) A conceptual framework for community-based health insurance in low-income countries: social capital and economic development World Development, 36 (4). 590-607. ISSN 0305-750X

Vlădescu, Cristian and Scîntee, Gabriela and Olsavszky, Victor and Allin, Sara and Mladovsky, Philipa (2008) Romania: health system review Health Systems in Transition, 10 (3). 1-172. ISSN 1817-6119

Costa-i-Font, Joan and Mladovsky, Philipa (2008) Social capital and the social formation of health-related preferences and behaviours Health Economics, Policy and Law, 3 (04). 413-427. ISSN 1744-1331

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Before joining the LSE, Philipa was a Technical Officer at the World Health Organization in Geneva. She has also worked with the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, and the UNDP in Ghana on HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment services. Philipa completed a PhD at the LSE, focusing on community-based health insurance in Senegal. She obtained her MSc in Health, Population and Society from the LSE and has completed an honours BA in Social Anthropology at Cambridge University.

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