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  1. Content type: Research

    Public-private partnerships (PPP) could be effective in scaling up services. We estimated cost and cost-effectiveness of different PPP arrangements in the provision of tuberculosis (TB) treatment, and the fina...

    Authors: Edina Sinanovic and Lilani Kumaranayake

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2006 4:11

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    Hyponatremia is a disorder of fluid and electrolyte balance characterized by a relative excess of body water relative to body sodium content. It is the most common electrolyte disorder encountered in clinical ...

    Authors: Audra Boscoe, Clark Paramore and Joseph G Verbalis

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2006 4:10

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  3. Content type: Methodology

    National and international policy makers have been increasing their focus on developing strategies to enable poor countries achieve the millennium development goals. This requires information on the costs of d...

    Authors: Benjamin Johns, Taghreed Adam and David B Evans

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2006 4:8

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  4. Content type: Review

    Demographic projections suggest a major increase in non-communicable disease (NCD) mortality over the next two decades in developing countries. In a climate of scarce resources, policy-makers need to know whic...

    Authors: Jo-Ann Mulligan, Damian Walker and Julia Fox-Rushby

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2006 4:7

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  5. Content type: Research

    In most countries of the sub-Saharan Africa, health care needs have been increasing due to emerging and re-emerging health problems. However, the supply of health care resources to address the problems has bee...

    Authors: Eyob Zere, Thomas Mbeeli, Kalumbi Shangula, Custodia Mandlhate, Kautoo Mutirua, Ben Tjivambi and William Kapenambili

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2006 4:5

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  6. Content type: Research

    Coxibs are claimed to be cost-effective drugs and reduced prescription of gastroprotective agents is assumed to be one of their major benefits. Real life prescription of these drugs may be substantially differ...

    Authors: Giulio Formoso, Angelo Menna, Claudio Voci, Andrea Violante and Nicola Magrini

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2006 4:4

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  7. Content type: Research

    In the English NHS, Primary Care Trusts (PCTs) are required to commission health services, to maximise the well-being of the population, subject to the available budget. There are numerous techniques employed ...

    Authors: Edward CF Wilson, John Rees and Richard J Fordham

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2006 4:3

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  8. Content type: Research

    This paper estimates the cost-effectiveness of five interventions that could counter injuries in lower and middle income countries(LMICs): better traffic enforcement, erecting speed bumps, promoting helmets fo...

    Authors: David M Bishai and Adnan A Hyder

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2006 4:2

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  9. Content type: Research

    This study was designed to quantify the resources used in reestablishing contact with women who missed their scheduled cervical cancer screening visits and to assess the success of this effort in reducing loss...

    Authors: Jeremy D Goldhaber-Fiebert, Lynette E Denny, Michelle De Souza, Thomas C Wright Jr, Louise Kuhn and Sue J Goldie

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2005 3:11

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  10. Content type: Research

    The study aims to investigate whether laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) is a cost-effective strategy for managing gallbladder-stone disease compared to the conventional open cholecystectomy(OC) in a Thai setting.

    Authors: Yot Teerawattananon and Miranda Mugford

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2005 3:10

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  11. Content type: Research

    The Government of Ghana has been implementing various health sector reforms (e.g. user fees in public health facilities, decentralization, sector-wide approaches to donor coordination) in a bid to improve effi...

    Authors: Daniel Osei, Selassi d'Almeida, Melvill O George, Joses M Kirigia, Ayayi Omar Mensah and Lenity H Kainyu

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2005 3:9

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  12. Content type: Research

    The use of neonatal screening for cystic fibrosis is widely debated in the United Kingdom and elsewhere, but the evidence available to inform policy is limited. This paper explores the cost-effectiveness of ad...

    Authors: Neil Simpson, Rob Anderson, Franco Sassi, Alexandra Pitman, Peter Lewis, Karen Tu and Heather Lannin

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2005 3:8

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  13. Content type: Research

    From a health care provider prospective, to assess the cost-effectiveness of four Antiretroviral therapy (ART) regimens given in addition to voluntary counselling and testing (VCT) for preventing mother-to-chi...

    Authors: Yot Teerawattananon, Theo Vos, Viroj Tangcharoensathien and Miranda Mugford

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2005 3:7

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  14. Content type: Research

    Identifying new approaches to tuberculosis treatment that are effective and put less demand to meagre health resources is important. One such approach is community based direct observed treatment (DOT). The pu...

    Authors: Eliud Wandwalo, Bjarne Robberstad and Odd Morkve

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2005 3:6

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  15. Content type: Review

    Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common disorder that is associated with broad functional impairment among both children and adults. The purpose of this paper is to review and summarize ava...

    Authors: Louis S Matza, Clark Paramore and Manishi Prasad

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2005 3:5

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  16. Content type: Research

    For patients with mild hepatitis A virus (HAV) infection, this study compared estimates of total costs associated with managing cases under a policy of mandatory hospitalization in the Republic of Kazakhstan a...

    Authors: Abdiaziz S Yassin, Michael Favorov, Edmond Maes, Ramses Sadek, Aliya Jumagulova, Victor Merker, Tatiana Surdina and Terence Chorba

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2005 3:4

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  17. Content type: Research

    Hypertension is among the most common chronic condition in middle-aged and older adults. Approximately 50 million Americans are currently diagnosed with this condition, and more than $18.7 billion is spent on ...

    Authors: G John Chen, Luigi Ferrucci, William P Moran and Marco Pahor

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2005 3:2

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  18. Content type: Research

    Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a chronic incapacitating illness that affects between 400,000 and 800,000 Americans. Despite the disabling nature of this illness, scant research has addressed the economic im...

    Authors: Kenneth J Reynolds, Suzanne D Vernon, Ellen Bouchery and William C Reeves

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2004 2:4

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  19. Content type: Research

    Health organizations the world over are required to set priorities and allocate resources within the constraint of limited funding. However, decision makers may not be well equipped to make explicit rationing ...

    Authors: Craig Mitton and Cam Donaldson

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2004 2:3

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  20. Content type: Research

    To reduce the likelihood of complications in persons with type 2 diabetes, it is critical to control hyperglycaemia. Monotherapy with metformin or insulin secretagogues may fail to sustain control after an ini...

    Authors: Alexandra J Ward, Maribel Salas, J Jaime Caro and David Owens

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2004 2:2

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  21. Content type: Research

    Several studies carried out to establish the relative preference of cost-effectiveness of interventions and severity of disease as criteria for priority setting in health have shown a strong preference for sev...

    Authors: Lydia Kapiriri, Trude Arnesen and Ole Frithjof Norheim

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2004 2:1

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  22. Content type: Methodology

    Cost-effectiveness analysis (CEA) is potentially an important aid to public health decision-making but, with some notable exceptions, its use and impact at the level of individual countries is limited. A numbe...

    Authors: Raymond Hutubessy, Dan Chisholm and Tessa Tan-Torres Edejer

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2003 1:8

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  23. Content type: Research

    The therapeutic effects of zinc and copper in reducing diarrheal morbidity have important cost implications. This health services research study evaluated the cost of treating a child with acute diarrhea in th...

    Authors: Archana B Patel, Leena A Dhande and Manwar S Rawat

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2003 1:7

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  24. Content type: Methodology

    Information on the unit cost of inpatient and outpatient care is an essential element for costing, budgeting and economic-evaluation exercises. Many countries lack reliable estimates, however. WHO has recently...

    Authors: Taghreed Adam, David B Evans and Christopher JL Murray

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2003 1:3

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  25. Content type: Methodology

    Estimating the costs of health interventions is important to policy-makers for a number of reasons including the fact that the results can be used as a component in the assessment and improvement of their heal...

    Authors: Benjamin Johns, Rob Baltussen and Raymond Hutubessy

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2003 1:1

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  26. Content type: Methodology

    This article provides a description of the population model PopMod, which is designed to simulate the health and mortality experience of an arbitrary population subjected to two interacting disease conditions ...

    Authors: Jeremy A Lauer, Klaus Röhrich, Harald Wirth, Claude Charette, Steve Gribble and Christopher JL Murray

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2003 1:6

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  27. Content type: Review

    On any plausible account of the basis for health care resource prioritization, the benefits and costs of different alternative resource uses are relevant considerations in the prioritization process. Consequen...

    Authors: Dan W Brock

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2003 1:4

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  28. Content type: Research

    Stroke is a major cause of death and long-term disability in Western societies and constitutes a major claim on health care budgets. Organising stroke care in a stroke service has recently been demonstrated to...

    Authors: Job van Exel, Marc A Koopmanschap, Jeroen DH van Wijngaarden and Wilma JM Scholte op Reimer

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2003 1:2

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  29. Content type: Commentary

    In an informal address to the 4th International Conference on Priorities in Health (Oslo, 23 September 2002), Professor Jeffrey Sachs – Chairperson of the WHO Commission on Macroeconomics and Health – maintain...

    Authors: Daniel Wikler

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2003 1:5

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