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  1. Knowledge of treatment cost is essential in assessing cost effectiveness in healthcare. Evidence of the potential impact of implementing available interventions against childhood illnesses in developing countr...

    Authors: Philip Ayieko, Angela O Akumu, Ulla K Griffiths and Mike English
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2009 7:3
  2. Children aged under five years with severe acute malnutrition (SAM) in Africa and Asia have high mortality rates without effective treatment. Primary care-based treatment of SAM can have good outcomes but its ...

    Authors: Max O Bachmann
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2009 7:2
  3. Communicable diseases are the leading causes of illness, deaths, and disability in sub-Saharan Africa. To address these threats, countries within the World Health Organization (WHO) African region adopted a re...

    Authors: Zana C Somda, Martin I Meltzer, Helen N Perry, Nancy E Messonnier, Usman Abdulmumini, Goitom Mebrahtu, Massambou Sacko, Kandioura Touré, Salimata Ouédraogo Ki, Tuoyo Okorosobo, Wondimagegnehu Alemu and Idrissa Sow
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2009 7:1
  4. A great deal of international attention has been focussed recently on how much additional funding is required to scale up health interventions to meet global targets such as the Millennium Development Goals (M...

    Authors: Taghreed Adam, Steeve Ebener, Benjamin Johns and David B Evans
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2008 6:22
  5. Osteoarthritis (OA) is one of the main causes of disability worldwide, especially in persons >55 years of age. Currently, controversy remains about the best therapeutic alternative for this disease when evalua...

    Authors: Iris Contreras-Hernández, Joaquín F Mould-Quevedo, Rubén Torres-González, María Victoria Goycochea-Robles, Reyna Lizette Pacheco-Domínguez, Sergio Sánchez-García, Juan Manuel Mejía-Aranguré and Juan Garduño-Espinosa
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2008 6:21
  6. Two TB control strategies appropriate for South Asia (a community-based DOTS [CBD] strategy and a family-based DOTS [FBD] strategy) have been shown to be effective in Nepal in meeting the global target for the...

    Authors: Tolib N Mirzoev, Sushil C Baral, Deepak K Karki, Andrew T Green and James N Newell
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2008 6:20
  7. This paper aims to provide a critical and systematic review of the societal costs of air pollution-related ill health (CAP), to explore methodological issues that may be important when assessing or comparing C...

    Authors: Tanjima Pervin, Ulf-G Gerdtham and Carl Hampus Lyttkens
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2008 6:19
  8. Road traffic accidents are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries in Vietnam. The purpose of this study is to estimate the costs, in the first year post-injury, of non-fatal traumatic brain injury (...

    Authors: Hanh TM Hoang, Tran L Pham, Thuy TN Vo, Phuong K Nguyen, Christopher M Doran and Peter S Hill
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2008 6:17
  9. The inequity caused by health financing in Vietnam, which mainly relies on out-of-pocket payments, has put pre-payment reform high on the political agenda. This paper reports on a study of the willingness to p...

    Authors: Curt Lofgren, Nguyen X Thanh, Nguyen TK Chuc, Anders Emmelin and Lars Lindholm
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2008 6:16
  10. This study aimed at providing information for priority setting in the health care sector of Zimbabwe as well as assessing the efficiency of resource use. A general approach proposed by the World Bank involving...

    Authors: Kristian Schultz Hansen and Glyn Chapman
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2008 6:14
  11. Decisions regarding the allocation of available resources are a source of growing dissatisfaction for healthcare decision-makers. This dissatisfaction has led to increased interest in research on evidence-base...

    Authors: Francois Dionne, Craig Mitton, Neale Smith and Cam Donaldson
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2008 6:13
  12. Elderly injuries are a recognized public health concern and are due to two factors; osteoporosis and accidental falls. Several osteoporosis pharmaceuticals are considered cost-effective, but intervention progr...

    Authors: Pia Johansson, Siv Sadigh, Per Tillgren and Clas Rehnberg
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2008 6:11
  13. Sexually transmitted infection (STI) prevention programs can mitigate the health and economic burden of STIs. A tool to estimate the economic benefits of STI programs could prove useful to STI program personnel.

    Authors: Harrell W Chesson, Dayne Collins and Kathryn Koski
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2008 6:10
  14. A number of recent findings imply that the value of a life saved, life-year (LY) saved or quality-adjusted life year (QALY) saved varies depending on the characteristics of the life, LY or QALY under considera...

    Authors: Duncan Mortimer and Leonie Segal
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2008 6:8
  15. HIV/AIDS resource allocation decisions are influenced by political, social, ethical and other factors that are difficult to quantify. Consequently, quantitative models of HIV/AIDS resource allocation have had ...

    Authors: Arielle Lasry, Michael W Carter and Gregory S Zaric
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2008 6:7
  16. We assessed the cost-effectiveness of adding a quadrivalent (6/11/16/18) human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine to the current screening programme in the UK compared to screening alone.

    Authors: Shalini L Kulasingam, Steve Benard, Ruanne V Barnabas, Nathalie Largeron and Evan R Myers
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2008 6:4
  17. We determined direct medical costs, overhead costs, societal costs, and personnel requirements for the provision of antiretroviral therapy (ART) to patients with AIDS in Haiti.

    Authors: Serena P Koenig, Cynthia Riviere, Paul Leger, Patrice Severe, Sidney Atwood, Daniel W Fitzgerald, Jean W Pape and Bruce R Schackman
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2008 6:3
  18. In the face of the dual TB/HIV epidemic, the ProTEST Initiative was one of the first to demonstrate the feasibility of providing collaborative TB/HIV care for people living with HIV (PLWH) in poor settings. Th...

    Authors: Fern Terris-Prestholt, Lilani Kumaranayake, Rokaya Ginwalla, Helen Ayles, Ignatius Kayawe, Mary Hillery and Peter Godfrey-Faussett
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2008 6:2
  19. To support health policy makers in setting priorities, quantifying the potential effects of tobacco control on the burden of disease is useful. However, smoking is related to a variety of diseases and the dyna...

    Authors: Rudolf T Hoogenveen, Pieter HM van Baal, Hendriek C Boshuizen and Talitha L Feenstra
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2008 6:1
  20. This study compares the costs and effects of a regimen with ritonavir-boosted tipranavir (TPV/r) to a physician-selected genotypically-defined standard-of-care comparator protease inhibitor regimen boosted wit...

    Authors: Gijs AA Hubben, Jasper M Bos, Christa A Veltman-Starkenburg, Simon Stegmeijer, Henrik W Finnern, Bregt S Kappelhoff, Kit N Simpson, Andrea Tramarin and Maarten J Postma
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2007 5:15
  21. The purpose of this study was to compare technical and scale efficiency of primary care centers from the two largest Greek providers, the National Health System (NHS) and the Social Security Foundation (IKA) a...

    Authors: Nick Kontodimopoulos, Giorgos Moschovakis, Vassilis H Aletras and Dimitris Niakas
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2007 5:14
  22. Global resource needs estimation is a critical part of addressing the HIV/AIDS epidemic. To generate these estimates knowledge of costs and cost structures is required. The evidence base for costs of HIV preve...

    Authors: Lorna Guinness, Lilani Kumaranayake and Kara Hanson
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2007 5:13
  23. Measurement of individuals' costs and outcomes in randomized trials allows uncertainty about cost effectiveness to be quantified. Uncertainty is expressed as probabilities that an intervention is cost effectiv...

    Authors: Max O Bachmann, Lara Fairall, Allan Clark and Miranda Mugford
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2007 5:12
  24. The Transition cost accounting system integrates clinical, resource utilization, and financial information and is currently being used by several hospitals in Canada and the United States to calculate the cost...

    Authors: Arik Azoulay, Nadine M Doris, Kristian B Filion, Joanna Caron, Louise Pilote and Mark J Eisenberg
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2007 5:11
  25. Asthma is a chronic lung disease in which recurrent asthma symptoms create a substantial burden to individuals and their families. At the same time the economic burden associated with asthma is considerable.

    Authors: Daniëlle CM Willems, Manuela A Joore, Johannes JE Hendriks, Emiel FM Wouters and Johan L Severens
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2007 5:10
  26. In a period when a public-private mix in Greece is under consideration and hospital budgets become restrained, economic assessment is important for rational decision making. The study aimed to estimate the hos...

    Authors: Mary Geitona, Magdalini Hatzikou, Zoi Hatzistamatiou, Aggeliki Anastasiadou and T D Theodoratou
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2007 5:9
  27. In the quest for public and private resources, prevention continues to face a difficult challenge in obtaining tangible public and political support. This may be partly because the economic evidence in favour ...

    Authors: David LB Schwappach, Till A Boluarte and Marc Suhrcke
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2007 5:5
  28. To estimate the prevalence of minor depression among US adults with diabetes, health care resource utilization, and expenditures by people with diabetes with and without minor depression.

    Authors: Lori Nichols, Phoebe L Barton, Judith Glazner and Marianne McCollum
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2007 5:4
  29. There is a high and rising prevalence of cardiovascular risk in sub-Saharan Africa, a development typical for countries in epidemiological transition. Contrary to recommendations in treatment guidelines, medic...

    Authors: Bjarne Robberstad, Yusuf Hemed and Ole F Norheim
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2007 5:3
  30. Osteoporosis creates brittle bones susceptible to fracture, with resulting high levels of morbidity and mortality. Poor access to bone densitometry services for the residents of North Wales led to the Welsh As...

    Authors: Robert L Atenstaedt, Sandra Payne, Richard Roberts, Ian Russell, Daphne Russell and Rhiannon Tudor Edwards
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2007 5:1
  31. Given the size of the HIV epidemic in South Africa and other developing countries, scaling up antiretroviral treatment (ART) represents one of the key public health challenges of the next decade. Appropriate p...

    Authors: Susan M Cleary, Di McIntyre and Andrew M Boulle
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2006 4:20
  32. Depression is among the major contributors to worldwide disease burden and adequate modelling requires a framework designed to depict real world disease progression as well as its economic implications as clos...

    Authors: Agathe Le Lay, Nicolas Despiegel, Clément François and Gérard Duru
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2006 4:19
  33. Diabetes is often associated with complications and comorbidities. The purpose of this research is to compare medical resources used by patients with the following diagnoses: diabetes mellitus (DM), diabetic n...

    Authors: Trong K Le, Stephen L Able and Maureen J Lage
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2006 4:18
  34. Little is known about cost implications of anemia and its association with mortality in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). This claims analysis addresses these questions.

    Authors: Michael T Halpern, Marya D Zilberberg, Jordana K Schmier, Edmund C Lau and Andrew F Shorr
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2006 4:17
  35. One of the United States' national health objectives for 2010 is that 95% of children aged <6 years participate in fully operational population-based immunization information systems (IIS). Despite important p...

    Authors: Diana L Bartlett, Noelle-Angelique M Molinari, Ismael R Ortega-Sanchez and Gary A Urquhart
    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2006 4:15

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