UNIVERSITY OF DAR ES SALAAM
INSTITUTE OF DEVELOPMENT STUDIES
STEPHEN OSWALD MALUKA
Associate Professor, Institute of Development Studies
Ph.D (Umea, Sweden),M.A (Dar), B.A (Dar)
Health Policy and Systems Analysis, Health and Development, Qualitative Research Methods
- 2015- 2020: Principal investigator, Improving Access to Health Services and Quality of Care for Mothers and Children in Tanzania, under the Innovating for Maternal and Child Health in Africa Programme funded by the International Development Research Centre (IDRC); Amount Awarded – Intervention to Improve Maternal and Child Health in 2 Districts.
- 2015-2017: Principal Investigator, “engaging non-state providers towards Universal Health Coverage in Tanzania” funded by the Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research; Amount Awarded.
- 2014-2015: Principal Investigator, “Implementation of Decentralized Integrated Logistics System of medicines delivery in Tanzania” funded by the African Population and Health Research Centre (APHRC) in collaboration with International Development Research Centre (IDRC); Amount Awarded.
- 2012: Principal Investigator, Disclosure of HIV Status in Rural Tanzania: Exploring current practices, facilitators and barriers, Funded by the University of Dar es Salaam, SIDA SAREC Support Programme; Amount Awarded.
- 2012 - 2013: Principal Investigator, Community participation in the governance of public health system in Tanzania: What works, how and in what context? Funded by Policy Research for Development (REPOA); Amount Awarded.
- 2011 -2015: Collaborator, Health Policy and Systems Analysis in Africa (CHEPSAA project funded by European Commission - EC FP7).
- 2011-2015: Collaborator, Supporting decentralized management to improve health workforce performance in Ghana, Uganda and Tanzania (PERFORM project funded by European Commission - EC FP7). - Intervention to Improve District Health Management in 3 Districts.
- 2011-2016: Collaborator, Universal Coverage in Tanzania and South Africa: Monitoring and evaluating progress (UNITAS project funded by European Commission – EC FP7).
- 2010-2011: Collaborator, Climate Change in Tanzania: Adaptations of Social systems (PITRO, project).
- 2010-2011: Collaborator, Understanding the effect of the takeover of informal sector health insurance scheme by a formal sector scheme on universal coverage (UC) in terms of risk pooling and purchasing in Tanzania (funded by Alliance for Health Policy & Systems Research/WHO).
- 2006-2011: Collaborator, Strengthening fairness and accountability in health systems priority setting for improving equity and access to quality health care at district level in Tanzania, Kenya and Zambia (REACT project funded by European Commission - EC FP6, EURO 1, 770, 000). Intervention to Improve District Health Planning & Priority Setting in 1 District.
- Kigume R, Maluka S. (2019). Health Sector Decentralisation in Tanzania: Analysis of Decision Space in Human Resources for Health Management. International Journal of Health Policy and Management; DOI: 10.1002/hpm.2792.
- Kuwawenaruwa A, Remme M, Mtei G, Makawia S, Maluka S, Kapologwe N, Borghi J (2019). Bank accounts for public primary health care facilities: Reflections on implementation from three districts in Tanzania. International Journal of Health Planning and Management. 34:e860-e874.
- Kigume R, Maluka S. (2019). Decentralisation and Health Services Delivery in Four Districts in Tanzania: How and Why Does the Use of Decision Space Vary Across Districts? International Journal of Health Policy and Management; 8 (2): 90-100.
- Maluka S, Chitama D, Dungumaro E, Masawe C, Rao K, Shroff Z. (2018). Contracting-out primary health care services in Tanzania towards UHC: How policy processes and context influence policy design and implementation. International Journal for Equity in Health; 17:118.
- Kigume R, Maluka S. (2018). Health sector decentralization in Tanzania: How do institutional capacities influence use of decision space? International Journal of Health Planning and Management; 33(4):e1050-e1066.
- Maluka SO. (2018). Contracting Out Non-State Providers to Provide Primary Health Care Services in Tanzania: Perceptions of Stakeholders. International Journal of Health Policy and Management, x(x): 1-9.
- Maluka SO, Peneza AK. (2018). Perceptions on male involvement in maternal and child health in Masasi district, Tanzania. A qualitative study. BMC Reproductive Health, 15:68.
- Martineau T, Raven J, Aikins M, Alonso-Garbayo A, Baine S, Huss R, Maluka S, Wyss K. (2018). Strengthening health district management competencies in Ghana, Tanzania and Uganda: lessons from using action research to improve health workforce performance. BMJ Global Health, 3.
- Peneza AK, Maluka SO. (2018). “Unless you come with your partner you will be sent back home”: Strategies used to Promote Male Involvement in Antenatal Care in Southern Tanzania. Global Health Action. 11:1, 1449724.
- Kigume R, Maluka S, Kamuzora P. (2018). Decentralisation and health services delivery in Tanzania: Analysis of decision space in planning, allocation, and use of financial resources. International Journal of Health Planning and Management, 1-15. DOI: 10.1002/hpm.2511.
- Izugbara CO, Kabiru KW, Amendah, D, Dimbuene ZT, Donfouet HPP, Atake EH, Ingabire MG, Maluka S et al., (2017). “It takes more than a fellowship program”: reflections on capacity strengthening for health systems research in sub-Saharan Africa. BMC Health Services Research, 17(Suppl 2):696.
- Kokushubira E, Kiwanuka A, Maluka S. (2017). Factors Affecting Exclusive Breastfeeding Among Post-Natal Mothers in Kinondoni Municipality, Dar es Salaam. International Journal of Public Health Research. 5 (4): 42-48.
- Joseph C, Maluka SO. (2017). Do management and leadership practices in the context of decentralisation influence performance of community health fund? Evidence from Iramba and Iringa districts in Tanzania. International Journal of Health Policy and Management, 6(5):257–265.
- Byskov J, Maluka SO, Marchal B, Shayo EH., Bukachi S, Zulu JM, Blas E, Michelo C, Ndawi B, & Hurtig AK. The Need for Global Application of the Accountability for Reasonableness Approach to Support Sustainable Outcomes; Comment on “Expanded HTA: Enhancing Fairness and Legitimacy”. International Journal of Health Policy and Management. 2017;6(2):115-118
- Maluka S, Bukagire G. (2016). Community Participation in the Decentralised District Health Systems in Tanzania: Why do some Health Committees Perform better than others? International Journal of Health Planning and Management, 31(2): E86-E104.
- Gillian L, Mirzoev T, Orgill M, Erasmus E, Lehmann U, Okeyo S, Goudge J, Maluka S, Uzochukwu B, Aikins M, de Savigny D, Tomson T, Gilson . (2014). A new methodology for assessing Health Policy and Systems Research and Analysis in African universities. Health Research Policy and Systems, 12:59.
- Byskov J, Marchal B, Maluka S, Zulu JM, Bukachi SA, Hurtig AK, Blystad A, Kamuzora P, Michelo C, Nyandieka LN, Ndawi B, Bloch P, Olsen OE; REACT Consortium (2014). The Accountability for Reasonableness approach to guide priority setting in health systems within limited resources – Findings from Action research at district level in Kenya, Tanzania and Zambia, Health Research Policy and Systems, 12:49.
- Maluka S, Kamuzora P, Ndawi B, and Hurtig AK. (2014). Involving decision makers in the research process: Challenges of implementing accountability for reasonableness approach to priority setting at district level in Tanzania, Global Public Health Journal, 9 (7): 760-772.
- Maluka S. Bukagire, G. (2014). Implementation of Community Health Fund in Tanzania: Why do some districts perform better than others? International Journal of Health Planning and Management,29: e368–e382
- Maluka S. (2014). Disclosure of HIV Status in Rural Tanzania: Practices, Facilitators and Barriers. Tanzania Journal of Development Studies, Vol.14, Nos 1&2: 77-88.
- Maluka S (2013). Our husbands migrate to other places and they never come back: Gender dimension of climate change in Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Development Studies, 13 (1&2): 20-32.
- Kamuzora P, Maluka S, Ndawi B, Byskov J, and Hurtig AK. (2013). Promoting community participation in priority setting in district health systems: Experiences from Mbarali district Tanzania, Global Health Action, 6: 22669.
- Maluka, S.O. (2013). Why are pro-poor exemption policies in Tanzania better implemented in some districts than in others? International Journal for Equity in Health, 12:80.
- Borghi J, Maluka S, Kuwawenaruwa A, Makawia S, Tantau J, Mtei G, Ally M, & Macha J, (2013). Promoting universal financial protection: A case study of new management of community health insurance in Tanzania, Health Research Policy and Systems, 11:21.
- Idd A., Yohana O. & Maluka S. (2013). Implementation of pro-poor exemption policy in Tanzania: Policy versus reality, International Journal of Health Planning and Management, 28: e298-e309.
- Shayo EH, Norheim OF, Mboera LEG, Byskov J, Maluka S, Kamuzora P, & Blystad A. (2012). Challenges to fair decision-making processes in the context of health care services: a qualitative assessment from Tanzania, International Journal for Equity in Health, 11:30
- Maluka S. (2011). Strengthening fairness, transparency and accountability in health care priority setting at district level in Tanzania: Opportunities, challenges and the way forward, Global Health Action, 4: 7829.
- Maluka S. Kamuzora P., San Sebastián M., Byskov J., Ndawi B., Olsen ØE. & Hurtig AK. (2011). Implementing accountability for reasonableness framework at district level in Tanzania: A realist evaluation, Implementation Science, 6:11.
- Maluka S., Hurtig AK., San Sebastián M., Byskov J., Shayo E., & Kamuzora P. (2011). Decentralization and health care prioritization process in Tanzania: From national rhetoric to local reality, International Journal of Health Planning and Management, 26:e55-73
- Maluka S., Kamuzora P., San Sebastián M., Byskov J., Ndawi B., Shayo E., Olsen ØE. & Hurtig AK. (2010). Decentralized Health Care Priority Setting in Tanzania: Evaluating against Accountability for Reasonableness Framework, Social Science and Medicine, 71 (4): 751-759.
- Maluka S. Kamuzora P., San Sebastián M., Byskov J., Ndawi B., & Hurtig AK. (2010). Improving district level health planning and priority setting in Tanzania through implementing accountability for reasonableness framework: Perceptions of stakeholders, BMC Health Services Research, 10: 322.
- Maluka, S. (2008). Community awareness and participation in poverty reduction strategies in Tanzania: A case of Mbinga District, Tanzania Journal of Development Studies, Vo.8, No 1:1-13.
- Maluka, S. (2007). Advantages and Risks of Economic Partnership Agreements. In Kosler, A. & Zimmek. M. (Eds), Global Voices on Regional Integration, Discussion Paper, No C176, Centre for European Integration