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Economic evaluation of health care in developing countries theory and applications by Guy Carrin

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Published by C. Helm, St. Martin"s Press in London, New York .
Written in English



  • Developing countries,
  • Developing countries.


  • Medical care -- Developing countries -- Evaluation.,
  • Medical economics -- Developing countries.,
  • Health services -- Economics.,
  • Developing countries.,
  • Health.

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Edition Notes

StatementGuy Carrin.
LC ClassificationsRA399.D44 C37 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination205 p. :
Number of Pages205
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3180445M
ISBN 100312232314
LC Control Number83023068

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Carrin, Guy. Economic evaluation of health care in developing countries. London: C. Helm ; New York: St. Martin's Press. Health Economics for Developing Countries: A Practical Guide in the context of the health care sector in a developing economy. of economic reforms on the health system, an evaluation of. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm. Contents: Developing countries, health and health economics / Kenneth Lee and Anne Mills --Economic development, health services, and health / George Cumper --Health sector financing and expenditure surveys / Adrian Griffiths and Michael Mills --Economic . Book PDF Available. Methods for The Economic Evaluation of Health Care Programmes expansion of the field of economic evaluation in health care, since the last edition was published in

As indicated in Section 2, the basic principles of health economics for low-income countries are the same as the core principles of the parent discipline. Thus, health economics for low-income countries may be viewed as an ad aptation of health economic principles and methods to institutional conditions of developing and transitional economies. Health Sector Review - identification of possible projects Rationale for Project under Appraisal Benefits: Quantifiable in Monetary Terms Cost-Benefit Analysis - benefit valuation - discounting - sensitivity analysis Comparison Costs/ Benefits Comparison Costs/ Health Outcomes Economic Evaluation Fiscal Impact - user fees - government finance. In some countries, different methods of economic evaluation have been adopted for decision making, most commonly to address the question of public subsidies for the purchase of medicines. There is limited evidence on the impact of health insurance on the health and economic well-being of beneficiaries in developing countries. The purpose of economic evaluation is to inform decisions intended to improve healthcare. The new edition of Methods for the Economic Evaluation of Health Care Programmes equips the reader with the essential hands-on experience required to undertake evaluations by providing a 'tool kit' based on the authors' own experiences of undertaking economic s:

Health economics is also interested in choice, so there is an obvious affinity between health economics and health planning. Economic considerations play a key role in all aspects of life: in agriculture, housing, industry, trade and in health. 1. Background. In the last two decades, both the production and use of economic evaluations for priority setting in low‐income and middle‐income countries (LMICs) have steadily increased (Sixty‐Seventh World Health Assembly, , 28th Pan American Sanitary Conference, , Resolution of the WHO Regional Committee for South‐East Asia, ).   Health economics is a branch of economics that examines as well as evaluates issues related to efficiency, effectiveness, and value of resources in health and health care. Potential uses of economic evaluation include the development of public reimbursement lists, price negotiation, the development of clinical practice guidelines, and. Peterset al.: Access to Health Care in Developing Countries TABLE 1. Availability of health services around the world Hospital beds per Doctors per Nurses per Country group population population population Economic group Low-income countries 9 Lower middle-income countries 21