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The health system and external financing

Anna Vassall and Melisa Martínez-Álvarez

in Health Systems in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: An economic and policy perspective

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199566761
eISBN:
9780191731181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566761.003.0077
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Building stronger health systems and sectors in low-income countries will continue to require international finance for some time to come. However, despite the significant growth in development ... More


Strength Under Duress: Community Responses to Children’s Needs

Geoff Foster, Nathan Nshakira, and Nigel Taylor

in Protecting Childhood in the AIDS Pandemic: Finding Solutions that Work

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199765126
eISBN:
9780199918942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765126.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter examines the role of communities in the support of orphaned and vulnerable children (OVC) in the context of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. To the extent to which they are capable, communities ... More


View 2: Responsibility, Accountability, and Government (In)Action

Agnes Binagwaho

in Protecting Childhood in the AIDS Pandemic: Finding Solutions that Work

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199765126
eISBN:
9780199918942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765126.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter analyzes the role that governments play in respecting, protecting, and fulfilling children’s rights in the context of HIV/AIDS in developing countries. It explores the potential and ... More


International development assistance and health: From the Millennium Development to the Sustainable Development Goals

Ronald Labonté and Arne Ruckert

in Health Equity in a Globalizing Era: Past Challenges, Future Prospects

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198835356
eISBN:
9780191872952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835356.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The pursuit of global health gains has been one the aims of international development policy for several decades. Along with migration, trade agreements and dominant macroeconomic policies (i.e., ... More


Whose Responsibility Is It Anyway? Four Perspectives: View 1: Moving from Abrogation to Shared Responsibility

Douglas Webb

in Protecting Childhood in the AIDS Pandemic: Finding Solutions that Work

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199765126
eISBN:
9780199918942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765126.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter addresses the nature and evolution of responsibility toward children affected by AIDS. It contains a short historical account of responses to the epidemic, including those of ... More


View 4: The Responsibility Not to Turn Away

Chris Desmond

in Protecting Childhood in the AIDS Pandemic: Finding Solutions that Work

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199765126
eISBN:
9780199918942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765126.003.0014
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter addresses the responsibilities of different levels of society—intergovernmental organizations (IGOs), foreign and domestic governments, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), communities, ... More


The Future of Global Financing for Infectious Diseases

Jennifer Kates and Adam Wexler

in Global Management of Infectious Disease After Ebola

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190604882
eISBN:
9780190604912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190604882.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

In chapter 8, Jennifer Kates and Adam Wexler assess the flow of official development assistance data available through the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development Assistance Committee ... More


Funding sources: an overview

Jan Abel Olsen

in Principles in Health Economics and Policy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198794837
eISBN:
9780191836329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794837.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter provides an overview of alternative funding sources. It starts with the ‘three-party model’ to illustrate the money flows between households, providers, and purchasers, that is, ... More


Health Economics and the Politics of Health Financing

Anne-Emanuelle Birn, Yogan Pillay, and Timothy H. Holtz

in Textbook of Global Health

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199392285
eISBN:
9780199392315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199392285.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

This chapter examines health economics, financing, and management from the contrasting perspectives of mainstream and social justice-oriented approaches. It evaluates how health care is different ... More


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