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Hyacinthe Kankeu Tchewonpi

Research Fellow, Centre for Health Economics, University of York, United Kingdom

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Hyacinthe Kankeu Tchewonpi holds a Ph.D in Health Economics from Aix-Marseille Unversity, France. He is currently a research fellow at Centre for Health Economics, University of York, United Kingdom. He works on health financing issues in sub-Saharan Africa, with a focus on informal payments for health care. Before joining AMSE in 2012, he has worked for the World Health Organization as an intern at the headquarters in Geneva and as statistician at the country Office for Cameroun in Yaoundé.

Publications

Kankeu, Hyacinthe Tchewonpi & Ventelou, Bruno  (2016) Socioeconomic inequalities in informal payments for health care: An assessment of the ‘Robin Hood’ hypothesis in 33 African countries. Social Science & Medicinedoi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2016.01.015.

Kankeu H.T., Boyer S. Fodjo R.T. & Abu-Zaineh M. (2014) How do supply-side factors influence informal payments for health care: The case of HIV-patients in Cameroon.. International Journal of Health Planning and Management, DOI: 10.1002/hpm.2266

Kankeu H.T., Saksena P., Xu K., and Evans D.B. (2013) The financial burden from non-communicable diseases in low- and middle-income countries: a literature review. Health Research Policy and Systems, 11, 31.