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  1. While evidence-based recommendations for the management pneumonia in under-5-year-olds at the community level with amoxicillin dispersible tablets (DT) were made by the World Health Organisation, initiatives t...

    Authors: Charles E. Okafor, Obinna I. Ekwunife and Sabina O. Nduaguba

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:12

    Content type: Research

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  2. Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in China. Amplification of the Human epidermal growth factor receptor type 2 (HER2) gene is present and overexpressed in 18–20% of breast cancers and histori...

    Authors: Qiaoping Xu, Li Yuanyuan, Zhu Jiejing, Liu Jian, Li Qingyu, Chen Lingya, Luo Ying, Shi Changchen, Li Yangling and Yan Wei

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:11

    Content type: Research

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  3. Poor availability and unaffordability of key access antibiotics may increase antimicrobial resistance in the community by promoting inappropriate antibiotic selection and abridged therapy compliance.

    Authors: Zikria Saleem, Hamid Saeed, Zunaira Akbar, Amna Saeed, Saleha Khalid, Laiba Farrukh, Aleena Irfan, Azka Anam, Mohamed Azmi Hassali, Huma Rasheed and Zaheer-Ud-Din Babar

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:10

    Content type: Research

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  4. Smoking in one of the most serious public health problems. It is well known that it constitutes a major risk factor for chronic diseases and the leading cause of preventable death worldwide. Due to high preval...

    Authors: Raquel Cobos-Campos, Javier Mar, Antxon Apiñaniz, Arantza Sáez de Lafuente, Naiara Parraza, Felipe Aizpuru and Gorka Orive

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:9

    Content type: Research

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  5. This study had a threefold aim: to test the value of stakeholder involvement in HTA to reduce evidence gaps and interpret findings; and to assess a medical device by applying the EUnetHTA Core Model (CM) in So...

    Authors: Debjani Mueller, Robert C. Pattinson, Tsakane M. Hlongwane, Reinhard Busse and Dimitra Panteli

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:8

    Content type: Research

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  6. Determining the cost-effectiveness thresholds for healthcare interventions has been a severe challenge for policymakers, especially in low- and middle-income countries. This study aimed to estimate the cost pe...

    Authors: Rajabali Daroudi, Ali Akbari Sari, Azin Nahvijou and Ahmad Faramarzi

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:7

    Content type: Research

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  7. Global concerns regarding the significant burden of non-communicable diseases and injuries (NCDIs) exist from both public health and economic perspectives. Our research focuses on the reduction of fatal risks ...

    Authors: Negar Mirzaee, Amirhossein Takian, Farshad Farzadfar, Rajabali Daroudi, Ali Kazemi Karyani and Ali Akbari Sari

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:6

    Content type: Study protocol

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  8. Syphilis, together with other sexually transmitted infections, remains a global public health problem that is far from controlled. People deprived of liberty are a vulnerable population. Control activities in ...

    Authors: Carla Castillo-Laborde, Pedro Gajardo, Manuel Nájera-De Ferrari, Isabel Matute, Macarena Hirmas-Adauy, Pablo Aguirre, Héctor Ramírez, Daniel Ramírez and Ximena Aguilera

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:5

    Content type: Research

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  9. This study aims to analyse the relative importance of the health care sector (health care activities and services), its interrelations with the rest of productive activities, aggregate supply and demand, emplo...

    Authors: Pedro Gutiérrez-Hernández and Ignacio Abásolo-Alessón

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:4

    Content type: Research

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  10. The limited health care resources cannot meet all the demands of the society. Thus, decision makers have to choose feasible interventions and reject the others. We aimed to collect and summarize the results of...

    Authors: Reza Hashempour, Behzad Raei, Majid Safaei Lari, Nasrin Abolhasanbeigi Gallezan and Ali AkbariSari

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:3

    Content type: Review

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  11. Cost effectiveness was a criterion used to revise Ethiopia’s essential health service package (EHSP) in 2019. However, there are few cost-effectiveness studies from Ethiopia or directly transferable evidence f...

    Authors: Getachew Teshome Eregata, Alemayehu Hailu, Karin Stenberg, Kjell Arne Johansson, Ole Frithjof Norheim and Melanie Y. Bertram

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:2

    Content type: Research

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  12. Different countries have set different policies to control and decrease the costs of cardiovascular diseases (CVDs). Iran was aiming to reduce the economic burden of different disease by a recent reform from n...

    Authors: Vahid Alipour, Hamed Zandian, Vahid Yazdi-Feyzabadi, Leili Avesta and Telma Zahirian Moghadam

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2021 19:1

    Content type: Research

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  13. Mechanical ventilation services are an important driver of the high costs of intensive care. An optimal interaction between a patient and a ventilator is therefore paramount. Suboptimal interaction is present ...

    Authors: Lytske Bakker, Katerina Vaporidi, Jos Aarts and William Redekop

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2020 18:57

    Content type: Research

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  14. The purpose is to perform a cost effectiveness analysis amniotic membrane vs. topical medications in the use of treating dry eye disease. A cost effectiveness analysis comparing amniotic membrane + other topic...

    Authors: Jeffrey Voigt

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2020 18:56

    Content type: Research

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  15. Results of probabilistic sensitivity analyses (PSA) are frequently visualized as a scatterplot, which is limited through overdrawing and a lack of insight in relative density. To overcome these limitations, we...

    Authors: Joost W. Geenen, Rick A. Vreman, Cornelis Boersma, Olaf H. Klungel, Anke M. Hövels and Renske M. T. Ten Ham

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2020 18:54

    Content type: Methodology

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  16. Studying and monitoring the efficiency of primary health care centers has a special place in the health system. Although studies have been conducted in the field of efficiency in Iran, few have focused on rura...

    Authors: Saeed Mohammadpour, Javad Javan-Noughabi, Ali Vafaee Najar, Moharram Zangeneh, Shaghayegh Yousefi, Mojtaba Nouhi and Reza Jahangiri

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2020 18:53

    Content type: Research

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  17. EVapp (Emergency Volunteer Application) is a Belgian smartphone application that mobilizes volunteers to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and defibrillation with publicly available automatic externa...

    Authors: Steven Vercammen and Esther Moens

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2020 18:52

    Content type: Research

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  18. Several governments apply the policy of external price referencing (EPR), which considers the prices of a medicine in one or more other countries for the purpose of setting the price in the own country. Differ...

    Authors: Sabine Vogler, Peter Schneider and Lena Lepuschütz

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2020 18:51

    Content type: Research

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  19. Lower-dose ceritinib (450 mg) once-daily with food was approved in 2018 in Hong Kong (HK) for first-line treatment of patients with anaplastic lymphoma kinase-positive (ALK +) advanced non-small cell lung canc...

    Authors: Herbert H. Loong, Carlos K. H. Wong, Linda K. S. Leung, Catherine P. K. Chan, Andrea Chang, Zheng-Yi Zhou, Jipan Xie and Meaghan Gibbs

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2020 18:50

    Content type: Research

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  20. Non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) using cell-free fetal DNA in maternal plasma is a high accurate test for prenatal screening for Down syndrome. Although it has been reported to be cost effective as a conti...

    Authors: L. Nshimyumukiza, J. A. Beaumont, F. Rousseau and D. Reinharz

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2020 18:49

    Content type: Research

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  21. The effect of tonsillectomy with adenoidectomy (T&A) on otitis media has been investigated, but there have been no reports of the relationship between T&A and medical services used in association with otitis m...

    Authors: Junhui Jeong, Jung Kyu Choi, Jae Sung Nam, Hyang Ae Shin, Jung Hyun Chang and Hyun Seung Choi

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2020 18:48

    Content type: Research

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  22. Cost-effectiveness analysis provides a crucial means for evidence-informed decision-making on resource allocation. This study aims to elicit individuals' willingness to pay (WTP) for one additional quality-adj...

    Authors: Najmeh Moradi, Abraha Woldemichael, Parisa Malekian, Delnia Moradi Rotvandi and Satar Rezaei

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2020 18:47

    Content type: Research

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  23. During the past 20 years, Iran has been experiencing a significant increase in the occurrence of disasters mainly due to the emergence of anthropogenic climate change. This paper aims at analyzing the trend of...

    Authors: Hamed Seddighi and Sadegh Seddighi

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2020 18:46

    Content type: Research

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  24. Pharmacists hold to their promise to foster, implement and promote the health of the population and to prevent disease, given their knowledge, skills, and proximity to the locals. The objective of this study w...

    Authors: Che-huei Lin, Ya-Wen Lin, Jong-yi Wang and Ming-hung Lin

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2020 18:45

    Content type: Commentary

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  25. To compare costs and outcomes following knee chondroplasty with Coblation versus mechanical shaver debridement (MSD) in patients with grade III articular cartilage lesions of the knee.

    Authors: Ayoade Adeyemi, Leo Nherera, Paul Trueman and Anil Ranawat

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2020 18:44

    Content type: Research

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  26. The implementation of public policies requires special attention from public authorities to ensure their transparency, effectiveness and efficiency. For this reason, efforts to evaluate the abovementioned poli...

    Authors: Krzysztof Kaczmarek and Piotr Romaniuk

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2020 18:43

    Content type: Review

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  27. Patients with infantile-onset spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), a rare, genetic neuromuscular disease, do not achieve key motor function milestones (e.g., sitting) and have short life expectancy in the absence of...

    Authors: Praveen Thokala, Matt Stevenson, Varun M. Kumar, Shijie Ren, Alexandra G. Ellis and Richard H. Chapman

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2020 18:41

    Content type: Research

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  28. Compared to other countries in the South Asia Nepal has seen a slow progress in the coverage of health insurance. Despite of a long history of the introduction of health insurance (HI) and a high priority of t...

    Authors: Chhabi Lal Ranabhat, Radha Subedi and Sujeet Karn

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2020 18:40

    Content type: Research

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  29. Cardiovascular diseases have the highest mortality rates and the costs for treatment are very high so far. Cardiovascular rehabilitation helps to reduce the risk of relapses or deterioration of cardiovascular ...

    Authors: Ondřej Gajdoš, Vojtěch Kamenský, Kristýna Doskočilová, Martina Caithamlová and Ivana Kubátová

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2020 18:39

    Content type: Research

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  30. the health service tariff is an appropriate policymaking tool and the financial leverage of the health system control which affects quality, availability, cost, efficiency, equity and accountability of health ...

    Authors: Ali Aboutorabi, Maryam Radinmanesh, Aziz rezapour, Mahnaz afshari and Ghasem taheri

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2020 18:38

    Content type: Research

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  31. Increase in total health expenditures is one of the main challenges of health systems worldwide, and its inequality is considered as a concern in global arena especially developing countries. This study aims t...

    Authors: Mohammad Hossein Mehrolhassani, Vahid Yazdi-Feyzabadi and Marzieh Lashkari

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2020 18:37

    Content type: Research

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  32. The rate of catastrophic health expenditure (CHE) continues to rise in South Korea. This study examined the association between changes in economic activity and CHE experiences in South Korea.

    Authors: Hyeon Ji Lee, Doo Woong Lee, Dong-Woo Choi, Sarah Soyeon Oh, Junhyun Kwon and Eun-Cheol Park

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2020 18:36

    Content type: Research

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  33. Different classification of hospitals (COH) have an important impact on medical expenditures in China. The objective of this study is to examine the impact of COH on medical expenditures with the hope of provi...

    Authors: Lele Li, Tiantian Du and Yanping Hu

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2020 18:35

    Content type: Research

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  34. Globally, there is a consensus to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic by 2030, and one of the strategies to achieve this target is that 90% of people living with HIV should know their HIV status. Even if there is strong...

    Authors: Amanuel Yigezu, Senait Alemayehu, Shallo Daba Hamusse, Getachew Teshome Ergeta, Damen Hailemariam and Alemayehu Hailu

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2020 18:34

    Content type: Research

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  35. This study aimed to examine the cost-effectiveness of one-time standard endoscopic screening with Lugol’s iodine staining for esophageal cancer (EC) in China.

    Authors: Yuanyuan Li, Lingbin Du, Youqing Wang, Yuxuan Gu, Xuemei Zhen, Xiaoqian Hu, Xueshan Sun and Hengjin Dong

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2020 18:33

    Content type: Research

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  36. This paper addresses the question of what a reasonable price for an orphan drug is. The research proposes a way to adjust an established payer/HTA body incremental cost-effectiveness threshold (CET) to take ac...

    Authors: Mikel Berdud, Michael Drummond and Adrian Towse

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2020 18:31

    Content type: Research

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  37. Streptococcus pneumoniae (S. pneumoniae) and non-typeable Haemophilus influenzae (NTHi) are substantial contributors to morbidity and mortality of diseases including invasive pneumococcal diseases (IPDs), pneumon...

    Authors: Chun-Yi Lu, Ching-Hu Chung, Li-Min Huang, Eliza Kruger, Seng-Chuen Tan, Xu-Hao Zhang and Nan-Chang Chiu

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2020 18:30

    Content type: Research

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  38. Although the choice of the comparator is one of the aspects with a highest effect on the results of cost-effectiveness analyses, it is one of the less debated issues in international methodological guidelines....

    Authors: José Antonio Sacristán, José-María Abellán-Perpiñán, Tatiana Dilla, Javier Soto and Juan Oliva

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2020 18:29

    Content type: Commentary

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  39. When patient health state transition evidence is missing from clinical literature, analysts are inclined to make simple assumptions to complete the transition matrices within a health economic model. Our aim w...

    Authors: Zoltán Vokó, István Bitter, Beatrix Mersich, János Réthelyi, Anett Molnár, János G. Pitter, Árpád Götze, Margit Horváth, Kristóf Kóczián, Laura Fonticoli, Filippo Lelli and Bertalan Németh

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2020 18:28

    Content type: Methodology

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  40. Prior cost-effectiveness studies of post-mastectomy radiotherapy (PMRT) only compared conventional radiotherapy versus no radiotherapy and only considered tumor control. The goal of this study was to perform c...

    Authors: Yibo Xie, Beibei Guo and Rui Zhang

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2020 18:26

    Content type: Research

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  41. In recent decades, many countries have utilized public–private partnership (PPP) as a development initiative to reform their healthcare sectors. The present study examines the feasibility of implementing publi...

    Authors: Ahmad Sadeghi, Omid Barati, Peivand Bastani, Davood Daneshjafari and Masoud Etemadian

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2020 18:25

    Content type: Research

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  42. A cluster randomised controlled trial (cRCT) performed from July 2018 to March 2019 demonstrated the clinical impact of a community pharmacist delivered minor ailment service (MAS) compared with usual pharmaci...

    Authors: Sarah Dineen-Griffin, Constanza Vargas, Kylie A. Williams, Shalom I. Benrimoj and Victoria Garcia-Cardenas

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2020 18:24

    Content type: Research

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  43. Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection is an important cause of morbidity and mortality with a very high burden in Africa. The risk of developing chronic infection is marked if the infection is acquired perinatally...

    Authors: Solomon Tessema Memirie, Hailemichael Desalegn, Mulugeta Naizgi, Mulat Nigus, Lisanu Taddesse, Yared Tadesse, Fasil Tessema, Meseret Zelalem and Tsinuel Girma

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2020 18:23

    Content type: Research

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  44. Nigeria health sector, like that of other sub-Saharan African countries, increasingly faces critical resource constraints. Thus, there is need to seek for ways of improving efficient use of scarce health resou...

    Authors: Henry E. Aloh, Obinna E. Onwujekwe, Obianuju G. Aloh and Chijioke J. Nweke

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2020 18:21

    Content type: Research

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  45. Building upon decades of continuous reforms, Iran has been implementing various initiatives to reach universal health coverage (UHC). Improving efficiency is a crucial intermediate policy objective for UHC. Th...

    Authors: Haniye Sadat Sajadi, Zahra Goodarzi, Amirhossein Takian, Efat Mohamadi, Alireza Olyaeemanesh, Farhad Hosseinzadeh Lotfi, Hamid Sharafi, Somayeh Noori Hekmat, Matthew Jowett and Reza Majdzadeh

    Citation: Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation 2020 18:20

    Content type: Research

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