Journal publications

Smith Gueye C, Teng A, Kinyua K, Wafula F, Gosling R and McCoy D. Parasites and vectors carry no passport: How to fund cross-border and regional efforts to achieve malaria elimination. Malaria Journal 2012, 11:344 doi:10.1186/1475-2875-11-344

Shorten T, Taylor M, Spicer N, Mounier-Jack S and McCoy D, 2012.The International Health Partnership Plus: rhetoric or real change? Results of a self-reported survey in the context of the 4th high level forum on aid effectiveness in Busan. Globalization and Health, 8(1):13.

Wells JCK, Marphatia AA, Cole TJ, McCoy D, 2012. Associations of economic and gender inequality with global obesity prevalence: Understanding the female excess. Social Science & Medicine.75(3):482-90. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2012.03.029.

McCoy D, Kinyua K, 2012. Allocating Scarce Resources Strategically – An Evaluation and Discussion of the Global Fund’s Pattern of Disbursements. PLoS ONE 7(5): e34749. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0034749

Pollock AM, Price D, Roderick P, Treuherz T, McCoy D, McKee M, Reynolds L. How the Health and Social Care Bill 2011 would end entitlement to comprehensive health care in England. Lancet, Feb 4;379(9814):387-9.

McKee M, Pollock AM, Clarke A, McCoy D, Middleton J, Raine R, Scott-Samuel A, 2011. In defence of the NHS: why writing to the House of Lords was necessary. BMJ Oct 11; 343:d6535. doi: 10.1136/bmj.d6535.

McCoy D, May K and Graley C, 2011. Postcode lotteries in public health – The NHS Health Checks Programme. BMC Public Health 11: 738. doi:  10.1186/1471-2458-11-738

McCoy D, Hall J and Ridge M, 2011. A Systematic Review of the Literature for the Evidence for Health Facility Committees in Low and Middle Income Countries. Health Policy and Planning doi: 10.1093/heapol/czr077

McCoy D, Labonte R, Walt G et al, 2011. The IHP+: A welcome initiative with an uncertain future. The Lancet, Vol. 377 No. 9780 pp 1835-1836

McCoy D and Brickci N, 2010. Where Next for International Financing for Health Systems? Bulletin of the World Health Organization  88:478-480. doi: 10.2471/BLT.09.074419

McCoy D, 2009. The High Level Taskforce on Innovative International Financing for Health Systems. Health Policy and Planning 24:321–323

McCoy D, Kembhavi G, Patel J, Luintel A. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s grant-making programme for global health. Lancet 373: 1645-1653.

Godden S, McCoy D and Pollock AM, 2009. Policy on the rebound: trends and causes of delayed discharges in the NHS.J R Soc Med, 102:22–28

McCoy D, 2009. Global health initiatives and country health systems. Lancet. 2009 Oct 10; 374(9697):1237.

Guise A, Woodward D, Lee P, de Vogli R, Tillman T and McCoy D, 2009. Engaging the health community in global economic reform. The Lancet, 373(9668): 987 – 989

McCoy D, Chand S and Sridhar D, 2009. Global health funding: how much, where it comes from and where it goes. Health Policy and Planning, 1–11 doi:10.1093/heapol/czp026

Legge D, de Ceuleukaire W, Baum F, McCoy D and Sanders D, 2009. Alma-Ata addresses cultural, economic, and political issues too. The Lancet, 373 (9660): 297 – 298 doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(09)60090-8

Costello A, Abbas M, Allen A et al, 2009. Managing the health effects of climate change. The Lancet, Volume 373, Issue 9676: 1693 – 1733

Legge D, Sanders D and McCoy D, 2009. Trade and health: the need for a political economic analysis The Lancet, Volume 373, Issue 9663: 527-529.

McCoy D, McPake B and Mwapasa V, 2008 The double burden of human resource and HIV crises: A case study of Malawi. Human Resources for Health 6:16; doi:10.1186/1478-4491-6-16

McCoy D, Bennett S, Witter S et al, 2008. Health worker salaries in sub-Saharan Africa. The Lancet; 371 (9613): 675-81.

Godden S, McCoy D and Pollock AM, 2008. Using SitReps performance data to monitor the delayed discharge process. Health Services Management Research 21:155-160

McCoy D, Godden S, Bianchessi C and Pollock A.  Carrot and sticks? The Community Care Act (2003) and the effect of financial incentives on delays in discharge from hospitals in England. Journal of Public Health, 29:281-287

McCoy D, 2007. The World Bank’s strategy for health systems: reasons for alarm? The Lancet, 369 (9572): 1499-1501

McCoy D, Sanders D and Kvale G. Broader Vision Required for the New Child Survival Revolution. Journal of Tropical Paediatrics, 53(1): 1-3.

McCoy D, Narayan R, Baum F et al, 2006. A new Director-General for WHO – an opportunity for bold and inspirational leadership. The Lancet, 368 (9553): 2179-2183.

McCoy D. Special Report: Global Health Watch. Journal of Public Health Policy, 2006; 27: 204-6.

McCoy D. Labonte R and Orbinski J. Global Health Watch Canada? Mobilizing the Canadian public health community around a global health advocacy agenda. Can J of Pub Health, March 2006; (97): 142-144

McCoy D, 2006. Translating words into action: Are governments acting on the advice of the world health report? World Health Bulletin, 84: 327-31

McCoy D, 2006. Expanding access to ART in Sub-Saharan Africa: an advocacy agenda for health systems development and resource generation. Acta Academica Supplementum 2006(1): 1-16.

McCoy D, Rowson M and Sanders D, 2006. The Global Health Watch: a global health report with a difference. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health; 34: 225-27.

McCoy D, Chopra M, Loewenson R et al. Capitalising on the opportunities; avoiding the pitfalls: the expansion of ART in Africa. American Journal of Public Health January 2005 (95): 18-22.

Doherty T, McCoy D and Donohue S, 2005. Health system constraints to optimal coverage of the prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission programme in South Africa: lessons from the implementation of the national pilot programme. African Health Sciences Vol 5 No 3; 213-8.

Loewenson R and McCoy D, 2004. Access to antiretroviral treatment in Africa: New resources and sustainable health systems are needed. BMJ 2004; 328: 241-2.

Rowson M, McCoy D, Gupta AS, de Negri Filho A (2004) The Global Health Watch. PLoS Med 1(1): e3.

McCoy D, Sanders D, Baum F, Narayan T and Legge D, 2004. Pushing the international health research agenda towards equity and effectiveness. Lancet; 364: 1630–31

Ashworth A, Chopra D, McCoy D, Sanders D et al, 2004. Effectiveness of the WHO guidelines for management of severe malnutrition in rural South African hospitals: impact on case fatality and the influence of operational factors. Lancet; 363: 1110–115.

McCoy D, Bambas A, Acurio D, Baya B et al, 2003. The Equity Gauge: Concepts and Reflections on Early Experiences. Journal of Health and Nutrition Policy; 21 (3): 273-87

Puoane T, Sanders D, Chopra M, Ashworth A, Strasser S, McCoy D et al, 2001. Evaluating the clinical management of severely malnourished children – a study of two rural district hospitals. South African Medical Journal; 91(2): 137-141.

Chopra M, Sanders D, McCoy D and Cloete K, 1998. Implementation of Primary Health Care: Package or Process? South African Medical Journal 88(12): 1563-5.

Chopra M, Stirling S, Wilkinson D, McCoy D and Connolly C, 1998. Paediatric Admissions to a rural district hospital in South Africa. South African Journal of Medicine; 88 (5): 577-579

Jacobs M and McCoy D, 1997. Free Health Care Services for Pregnant Women and Children. Lancet; May 24, 1997.

McCoy D and Barron P, 1996. Cervical Cancer Cytological Screening – What are its opportunity costs? South African Medical Journal 86(8):935-6.

McCoy D, 1996. Maternal mortality in a rural obstetric service in Kwazulu-Natal. Journal of Comprehensive Health 7(2):90-4.

McCoy D, 1995. HIV Testing in a rural district hospital. AIDSScan, 7 (4): 2-3.

McCoy D, Couper I, Fredlund V, Reid S and Ross A, 1994. Promote the Community Health Worker. South African Journal of Medicine 84(12): 872-3.

Coetzee N, Matthews C and McCoy D, 1994. Partner Notification in the management of sexually transmitted diseases. South African Medical Journal; 86(11):1478-1480.

Book chapters

McCoy, David and McGoey, L (2011) “Global Health and the Gates Foundation – In Perspective” In Health Partnerships and Private Foundations: new frontiers in health and health governance, Eds Owain Williams and Simon Rushton, Palgrave.

McCoy D and Hilson M. Civil Society, Its’ Organisations and Global Health Governance. In Buse K, Hein W and Drager N (Eds) Making Sense of Global Health Governance, London: Palgrave, 2009.

McCoy D, Wood R, Dudley L and Barron P, 2006. Health systems and HIV/AIDS in South Africa. In Beck EJ, Mays N, Whiteside A, Zuniga J (eds). The HIV Pandemic: Local and global
Implications. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Woodward D, Legge D and McCoy D, 2008. An Alternative Development Paradigm. In Global Health Watch 2, London: Zed Books.

Ingram A, Rushton S and McCoy D, 2008. Security and Health. In Global Health Watch 2, London: Zed Books.

Augustin Y and McCoy D, 2008. Prisoners. In Global Health Watch 2, London: Zed Books.

Sidel V and McCoy D, 2008. Terror, War and Health. In Global Health Watch 2, London: Zed Books.

McCoy D, 2008. The Global Fund to Fight Against AIDS, TB and Malaria. In Global Health Watch 2, London: Zed Books.

Gray A, Balasubramaniam K, McCoy D and Gupta AS. 2005. Medicines. In Global Health Watch 2005/06, London: Zed Books.

McCoy D, Mackintosh M, Segall M, Sanders D, Rowson M et al. 2005. Health Care Systems and Approaches to Health. In Global Health Watch 2005/06, London: Zed Books.

Labonte R, Shrecker T and McCoy D, 2005. Fine words and fatal indifference: The G8 and health in sub-saharan Africa. In Arguments against the G8 (Hubbard J and Miller D, eds) London: Pluto press.

McCoy D, 1999. Restructuring the Health Services of South Africa: The District Health System. In Infrastructure Mandate for Change, 1994-1999. Ed: Meshack Khosa. Pretoria: Human Sciences Research Council.

Wigton A, Makan B and McCoy D. Children’s Budget: Health and Nutrition. In Robinson S and Biersteker L (eds.), 1997. First Call: South African Children’s Budget. Cape Town: Institute for Democratic Alternatives in South Africa. ISBN:1-874864-53-5.

Published Monographs

McCoy D and Jensen N, 2012. Quantifying the Global Fund’s Contribution to Saving Lives: Methodological and Policy Issues. Nairobi: Aidspan.

McCoy D, Bruen C, Hill P and Kerouedan D, 2012.The Global Fund: What Next for Aid Effectiveness and Health Systems Strengthening? Nairobi: Aidspan.

McCoy D, 2011. Review of a Study on the Costs and Health Impact of Continued Global Fund Support for Antiretroviral Therapy. Nairobi: Aidspan

McCoy D, 2011. Review of a Study on the Effect of Investment in Malaria Control on Child Mortality. Nairobi: Aidspan

McCoy D, 2011. Review of a Study on Factors Influencing Performance of Global Fund-Supported TB Grants. Nairobi: Aidspan

McCoy D, 2006. Financing health care: for All, for Some; for Patients or for Profits? In Canadian Development Report 2007 (Ross L, Ed.). Ottawa: North-South Institute.

McCoy D, Ashwood-Smith H, Ratsma E et al. 2004. Going from bad to worse: Malawi’s maternal mortality. Paper commissioned by UNDP Millennium Development Project.

Padarath A, Chamberlain C, McCoy D et al, 2003. Health personnel in southern Africa: Confronting maldistribution and the brain drain. Harare: Equinet.

McCoy D, Besser M, Doherty T and Visser R, 2002. Findings on the National PMTCT Pilot Sites. Summary of Lessons and Recommendations. Commissioned  by the Ministry of Health, South Africa. Durban: Health Systems Trust Durban. ISBN:1-919743-64-2.

Hall W and McCoy D, 2000. No Transport, No Primary Health Care! Durban: Health Systems Trust. ISBN: 1-919743-52-9.

McCoy D and Shuping S, 2000. Fitting Functionality into Boundaries. Analysing the health service rendering features of the new Local Government District Councils. A case study of the Southern Free State Health Complex. Durban: Health Systems Trust. ISBN: 1-919839-13-5.

Chopra M, McCoy D, 2000. How to conduct a Rapid Nutrition Situation Assessment: A guide for Health Districts and sub-districts in South Africa. Durban: Health Systems Trust. ISBN: 1-919839-09-7

McCoy D, Mullick S, Beksinska M, Moys A, 2000. Evaluating the quality of care for Sexually Transmitted Infections Using DISCA (District STI Clinic Assessment): A report from three health districts. Durban. ISBN: 1-919-839-12-7.

McCoy D, Thomas S, Makan B and Chimfwembe D, 1998. District Expenditure and Resource Allocation Reviews for Effective DHS Management. Durban: Health Systems Trust. ISBN 0-9584243-6-5.

McCoy D and Irlam J, 1998. Community Research as a Springboard for District Action: A Household Survey of Maternal and Child Health in the Mount Frere Health District. Health Systems Trust Durban. ISBN: 0-9584243-2-2

McCoy D, Gilson L, 1997. Measuring Equity in Health Care Provision: Defining the Indicators. The Attainability and Affordability of Equity in Health Care Provision: Workshop Proceedings of a Travelling Seminar (Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Manila, Philippines). Durban, South Africa. ISBN: 1-919743-25-1.

McCoy D, 1996. Free Health care for Pregnant Women and Children Under Six Years – An Impact Assessment. National report for the South African Department of Health. Durban: Health Systems Trust. ISBN: 0-9584027-9-5.


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