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The Economics of Infectious Disease

The Economics of Infectious Disease

by Jennifer A. Roberts


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ISBN-13: 9780198516224
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 08/31/2006
Series: Oxford Medical Publications
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 9.10(w) x 6.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to economics of infectious disease, Jenny Roberts
2. Choosing the first line drug for malaria treatment - how can cost-effectiveness analysis inform policy?, Catherine Goodman, Salim Abdulla, Paul Coleman, Godfrey Mubyazi, Nassor Kikumbih, Tuoyo Okorosobo and Anne Mills
3. Economic issues related to antimicrobial resistance, Ramanan Laxinarayan
4. Economic evaluation of HIV prevention activities: dynamic challenges for cost-effectiveness analysis, Lilani Kumaranayake, Charlotte Watts, Peter Vickerman and Fern Terris-Prestholt
5. Modelling the cost-effectiveness of the new interventions: how can technological change be incorporated?, Richard Grieve
6. Complexity and the attribution of cost to hospital acquired infection, Nicholas Graves and Diana Weinhold
7. Decision analysis of strategies to deal with non- compliance with TB treatment, Joao G Q Costa, Laura C Rodrigues, Andreia C Santos, Maurice L Barreto
8. Economic evaluations of HAI, Ros Plowman
9. The socio-economic burden of influenza: costs of illness and "willingness to pay" in a publicly funded health care system, Punam Mangtani and Amishi Shah
10. Willingness to pay for insecticide-treated nets in Surat, India, Mrigesh Bhatia and Julia Fox-Rushby
11. Disentangling value: assessing the benefits of containing antimicrobial resistance, Joanna Coast, Richard Smith and Michael Millar
12. Economics of animal health: implications for public health, Ana Riviere-Cinnamond
13. Economic analysis, and food safety risk assessment models, Tanya Roberts
14. Governance and the control of outbreaks, Azermeen Jamasi-Pavri
15. Governance arrangements for the control of infectious disease, Pauline Allen and Bronwyn Croxson
16. Evaluating U.S. regulations for food safety issues, using benefit and cost information, Jean Buzby, Felix Spinelli, Clark Nardinelli
17. Global governance of international public health: the role of international regulatory cooperation, Liliani Kumaranayake
18. Trade and infectious disease outbreaks: ensuring public health without comprising free trade, Vasant Narasimhan
19. Epilogue: application of economics to managing new threats - MRSA, SARS and Avian Flu, Jenny Roberts

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