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Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
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McDavid, Hilton
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Management Studies
Article Title
Applying economic analysis to a developing country health system
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Social and economic studies
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Refereed
Date of Publication
2002
Volume ID
51
Issue ID
3
Page(s)
151-181
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Abstract
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.....
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