Federalism and Decentralization in Health Care: A Decision Space Approach

Federalism and Decentralization in Health Care: A Decision Space Approach

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781487521547
Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
Publication date: 03/08/2018
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.67(d)

About the Author

Gregory P. Marchildon is Professor and Ontario Research Chair in Health Policy and System Design at the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto.


Thomas J. Bossert is a senior lecturer and the Director of the International Health Systems Program of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Table of Contents

  1. An Introduction to Federalism and Decentralization in Health Care
  2. Switzerland: Subnational Authority and Decentralized Health Care
  3. Health Care in Canada: Interdependence and Independence
  4. Germany: The Increasing Centralization of the Health Care Sector
  5. Pakistan: Extreme Decentralization
  6. Health Care in South Africa: Interdependence and Independence
  7. Brazil: Local Government Role in Health Care
  8. Decentralization of Health Policy and Services in Mexico
  9. Federalism and the Health System in Nigeria
  10. Federalism and Decentralization in the Health Sector: An Overview of Eight Cases

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Katherine Boothe

"In providing a systematic and comprehensive description of health system decentralization in eight different countries, Federalism and Decentralization in Health Care achieves an ambitious goal, and will be of interest to scholars of both health policy and federalism. This book provides a snapshot of both federal and health policy institutions in a wide variety of cases, and uses a framework that makes them comparable."

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