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Take a look at CHIBE’s publications, which are helping advance the science of using behavioral economics to improve health and leading to discoveries around how our minds work.

Mobile Delivery of COVID-19 Vaccines Improved Uptake in Rural Sierra Leone

March 13, 2024
Alison Buttenheim & Harsha Thirumurthy

B-OK: A Visual and Tactile Tool for HIV Treatment Adherence Support in a United States Urban Center

March 1, 2024
Aaron Richterman, Tamar Klaiman, Daniel Palma, Eric Ryu, Laura Schmucker, Katherine Villarin, Gabrielle Grosso, Kathleen A Brady, Harsha Thirumurthy, Alison Buttenheim

Provider and Female Client Economic Costs of Integrated Sexual and Reproductive Health and HIV Services in Zimbabwe

PLoS One
February 12, 2024
Collin Mangenah, Euphemia L. Sibanda, Galven Maringwa, Justice Sithole, Stephano Gudukeya, Owen Mugurungi, Karin Hatzold, Fern Terris-Prestholt, Hendramoorthy Maheswaran, Harsha Thirumurthy, Frances M. Cowan

Experiences and Perceptions of Conditional Cash Incentive Provision and Cessation Among People With HIV for Care Engagement: A Qualitative Study

BMC Public Health
February 7, 2024
Julia Giordano, Jayne Lewis-Kulzer, Lina Montoya, Eliud Akama, Harriet Fridah Adhiambo, Everlyne Nyadieka, Sarah Iguna, Elizabeth A. Bukusi, Thomas Odeny, Carol S. Camlin, Harsha Thirumurthy, Maya Petersen, Elvin H. Geng

Financial Incentives for Reduced Alcohol Use and Increased Isoniazid Adherence During Tuberculosis Preventive Therapy Among People With HIV in Uganda: An Open-Label, Factorial Randomised Controlled Trial

The Lancet Global Health
December 1, 2023
Gabriel Chamie, Judith A. Hahn, Allen Kekibiina, Nneka I. Emenyonu, Brian Beesiga, Kara Marson, Robin Fatch, Sara Lodi, Julian Adong, Harsha Thirumurthy, Michael G. McDonell, Monica Gandhi, Kendall Bryant, Diane V. Havlir, Moses R. Kamya, Winnie R. Muyindike

HIV Incidence Among Women Engaging in Sex Work in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

October 18, 2023
Harriet S. Jones, Rebecca L. Anderson, Henry Cust, R. Scott McClelland, Barbra A. Richardson, Harsha Thirumurthy, Kalonde Malama, Bernadette Hensen, Lucy Platt, Brian Rice, Frances M. Cowan, Jeffrey W. Imai-Eaton, James R. Hargreaves, Oliver Stevens

Improving HIV Testing, Linkage, and Retention in Care Among South African Men Through U=U Messaging: A Study Protocol for Two Sequential Hybrid Type 1 Effectiveness- Implementation Randomized Controlled Trials

BMC Public Health
October 4, 2023
Andrew Medina-Marino, Nkosiyapha Sibanda, Mary Putt, Dvora Joseph Davey, Phillip Smith, Harsha Thirumurthy, Linda-Gail Bekker, Alison Buttenheim

Financial Hardship in Families of Children or Adolescents With Cancer: A Systematic Literature Review

The Lancet Oncology
September 1, 2023
Julie Ritter, Savannah Allen, Phillip D. Cohen, Andrés Felipe Fajardo, Kelsey Marx, Patrícia Loggetto, Carmen Auste, Hedley Lewis, Karla Emília de Sá Rodrigues, Sharmeen Hussain, Ayomide Omotola, Nancy S. Bolous, Harsha Thirumurthy, Beverley M. Essue, Eva Steliarova-Foucher, I-Chan Huang, Filip Meheus, Nickhill Bhakta

Applying Behavioural Economics Principles To Increase Demand for Free HIV Testing Services at Private Doctor-Led Clinics in Johannesburg, South Africa: A Randomised Controlled Trial

August 9, 2023
Simamkele Bokolo, Suzanne Mabaso, Wentzel Kruger, Preethi Mistri, Laura Schmucker, Candice Chetty-Makkan, Sophie J S Pascoe, Alison Buttenheim, Harsha Thirumurthy, Lawrence Long

Maximising the Value of Nudge Units for Global Health

The Lancet Global Health
July 21, 2023
Harsha Thirumurthy, Alison M. Buttenheim, Candice Chetty-Makkan, Sophie Pascoe

Behaviour Change in the Era of Biomedical Advances

Nature Human Behavior
July 14, 2023
Mohammed K. Ali, Nikkil Sudharsanan & Harsha Thirumurthy

The Effects of Cash Transfers on Adult and Child Mortality in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

May 31, 2023
Aaron Richterman, Christophe Millien, Elizabeth F. Bair, Gregory Jerome, Jean Christophe Dimitri Suffrin, Jere R. Behrman & Harsha Thirumurthy

Access to Oral Fluid-Based Human Immunodeficiency Virus Self-Tests Increases Testing Among Male Partners of Adolescent Girls in Kenya: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Journal of Adolescent Health
April 18, 2023
Gift-Noelle Wango, Averi Chakrabarti, Elizabeth F. Bair, Harsha Thirumurthy, Marylyn Ochillo, Olivia Okumu, Lennah Oluoch, Ezina Kemunto, Risper Bosire, Sue Napierala, Kawango Agot

Intergenerational Spillover Effects of Antiretroviral Therapy in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Scoping Review and Future Directions for Research

BMJ Global Health
April 1, 2023
Henning Schröder, H. Manisha Yapa, Francesc Xavier Gómez-Olivé, Harsha Thirumurthy, Janet Seeley, Till Bärnighausen, Jan-Walter De Neve

Routine Child Immunizations in India During the COVID-19 Pandemic

SSM - Population Health
March 15, 2023
Averi Chakrabarti, Elizabeth F. Bair, Harsha Thirumurthy

A Randomized Trial of Price Subsidies for Liquefied Petroleum Cooking Gas Among Low-Income Households in Rural India

World Development Perspectives
March 10, 2023
Marc Jeuland, Manish A. Desai, Elizabeth F. Bair, Nafeesa Mohideen Abdul Cader, Durairaj Natesan, Wilson Jayakaran Isaac, Sankar Sambandam, Kalpana Balakrishnan, Gurusamy Thangavel, Harsha Thirumurthy