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Name: Health systems and reform
Safeguarding the continued existence of humanity requires building societies that cause minimal disruptions of the essential planetary systems that support life. While major successes have been achiev...
This paper presents the economic rationale for treating Common Goods for Health (CGH) as priorities for public intervention. We use the concept of market failure as a central argument for identifying ...
"Global functions" of health cooperation refer to those activities that go beyond the boundaries of individual nations to address transnational issues. This paper begins by presenting a taxonomy of gl...
All people in the United States deserve the same level of public health protection, making it crucial that every health department across the country has a core set of foundational capabilities. Curre...
The government of Burundi is implementing a new financing scheme in health centres. The objective is to provide additional financial compensations to health centres on the basis of their p...
The World Bank and the government of Nigeria are implementing a results-based financing (RBF) project for the states of Nasarawa, Adamawa, and Ondo. This project provides incentives for im...
This study will analyze data from a program run by an microfinance institution (MFI) in Haiti from 2011-2012 where the MFI delivered health goods to some of the villages where it operates....
Self-directed care (SDC) programs give people with disabilities control over public funds to purchase traditional behavioral health and non-traditional services in order to remain outside ...
The Center for Disease Control has labeled the opioid prescription drug crisis an "epidemic" in the United States and recently this epidemic has been named a public health emergency. Vario...
A field of study that examines the organization, financing, and delivery of public health services within communities, and the impact of these services on public health.
Management of public health organizations or agencies.
The ongoing, systematic collection, analysis, and interpretation of health-related data with the purpose of preventing or controlling disease or injury, or of identifying unusual events of public health importance, followed by the dissemination and use of information for public health action. (From Am J Prev Med 2011;41(6):636)
Individuals enrolled in a school of PUBLIC HEALTH or a formal educational program in public health.
A component of the PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE that provides leadership related to the delivery of health services and the requirements for and distribution of health resources, including manpower training.