Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Management Studies
Applying economic analysis to a developing country health system
Social and economic studies
Date of Publication
Developing countries confront limited human capital and financial resources, particularly in their health sectors. Seeks to provide a basis for the design of practice, policies and guidelines, as well as decisions concerning cost-benefit, cost-effectiveness and cost-rationing. Devotes attention to the Jamaican health sector and gives a literature review of economic and cost-effectiveness analyses in the health sector combined with analyses of medical case studies from Jamaica and the Caribbean. Concludes by making sugestions concerning the prioritising of violence as a leading health epidemic in Jamaica, and approaches for the reduction in violence.....