• Disease Control Priorities: Essential Surgery

    Disease Control Priorities: Essential Surgery (Paperback) Edited by Haile T. Debas, Edited by Peter Donkor, Edited by Atul A. Gawande, Edited by Dean T. Jamison, Edited by Margaret Kruk, Edited by Charles Mock

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    DescriptionAt the turn of the millennium, the world experienced a dramatic increase in funding for global health programs. Competing demands for these resources meant that policymakers needed access to valid, evidence-based information on the costs and consequences of a broad range of health interventions. By providing systematic and comparable information about purchasing health in LMICs, Disease Control Priorities in Developing Countries, Second Edition greatly informed and enriched these conversations and we hope -- improved resource allocations. Nearly ten years later, increased attention to chronic diseases and the importance of health systems in providing access to quality care is once again reshaping the global health landscape. Low- and middle-income countries are continuing to set priorities for funding and deploying specific interventions, but with a greater appreciation for the contribution of program and economic evaluation to informed decision-making. The need to make decisions across an increasingly complex set of policy and intervention choices, attuned to specific health system capabilities, makes a third iteration of Disease Control Priorities all the more critical. Similar to the first and second editions of Disease Control Priorities (DCP1 and DCP2), the aim of the third edition (DCP3) is to influence program design and resource allocation at global and country levels by providing an up-to-date comprehensive review of the effectiveness of priority health interventions. It presents systematic and comparable economic evaluations of selected interventions, delivery platforms, and policies based on newly developed economic methods. DCP3 further expands on the scope of intervention assessments found in DCP1 and DCP2 by presenting findings in nine individual volumes. It is clear that optimal global health programming requires a comprehensive evidence-base to help determine what works, what does not, how much it will cost. DCP3 will allow users to set global and national priorities for health in an informed manner."


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    Title
    Disease Control Priorities
    Subtitle
    Essential Surgery
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Haile T. Debas, Edited by Peter Donkor, Edited by Atul A. Gawande, Edited by Dean T. Jamison, Edited by Margaret Kruk, Edited by Charles Mock
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 330
    Width: 216 mm
    Height: 279 mm
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781464803468
    ISBN 10: 1464803463
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: HEA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S6.0
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Ingram Subject Code: PI
    Libri: I-PI
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26960
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T General Subject: 510
    BIC subject category V2: MJC
    BISAC V2.8: MED026000
    Abridged Dewey: 617
    BISAC V2.8: MED085000
    BIC subject category V2: MN
    LC classification: RD
    BISAC V2.8: MED000000
    DC23: 617
    Thema V1.0: MJC, MN
    Edition
    3, Revised
    Edition statement
    3rd Revised edition
    Publisher
    World Bank Publications
    Imprint name
    World Bank
    Publication date
    30 December 2014
    Publication City/Country
    Washington