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Health economics in development / Philip Musgrove, editor
Bib ID 3093514
Format BookBook
Description Washington, DC : World Bank, c2004 
xviii, 433 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. 
ISBN 0821355708
Series

Health, nutrition, and population series.

Full contents
  • 1. What Is the Minimum a Doctor Should Know about Health Economics?
  • 2. Public and Private Roles in Health
  • 3. The Rationale for Government Intervention in the Tobacco Market
  • 4. Measurement of Equity in Health
  • 5. What Should Consumers in Poor Countries Pay for Publicly-Provided Health Services?
  • 6. Compensatory Finance in Health: Geographic Equity in a Federal System
  • 7. An Ounce of Prevention Is Worth How Much Cure?
  • 8. DALYs and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis
  • 9. Criteria for Public Spending on Health Care
  • 10. Cost-Effectiveness and the Socialization of Health Care
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Medical economics -- Developing countries.
Other authors/contributors Musgrove, Philip  |  World Bank
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490 1 |aHealth, nutrition, and population series
504 |aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
505 0 |a1. What Is the Minimum a Doctor Should Know about Health Economics? -- 2. Public and Private Roles in Health -- 3. The Rationale for Government Intervention in the Tobacco Market -- 4. Measurement of Equity in Health -- 5. What Should Consumers in Poor Countries Pay for Publicly-Provided Health Services? -- 6. Compensatory Finance in Health: Geographic Equity in a Federal System -- 7. An Ounce of Prevention Is Worth How Much Cure? -- 8. DALYs and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis -- 9. Criteria for Public Spending on Health Care -- 10. Cost-Effectiveness and the Socialization of Health Care -- 11. Is the Eradication of Polio in the Western Hemisphere Economically Justified? -- 12. Cost-Benefit Analysis of a Regional Vaccination System -- 13. Cost-Effective Malaria Control in Brazil -- 14. Do the Poor in Brazil Pay More for Food? -- 15. Do Brazilian Nutrition Programs Make a Difference? -- 16. Economic Aspects of Food Fortification -- 17. Malnutrition and Dietary Protein.
505 8 |a18. Family Health Care Spending in Latin America -- 19. Basic Patterns in National Health Expenditure -- 20. Economic Crisis and Health Policy Response.
650 0 |aMedical economics|zDeveloping countries.
700 1 |aMusgrove, Philip.
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830 0 |aHealth, nutrition, and population series.
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