The first pre-iHEA congress symposium on the Role of the Private Sector in Health Care was held in conjunction with the 2009 VIIth iHEA congress in Beijing. Around 100 participants attended the symposium and a number of studies were presented. Researchers active at the symposium were invited to submit their work to the journal Health Policy and Planning for possible inclusion in a supplement to the journal.
Presentations on drug dispensing practices, CCTs and insurance programs
The 8th iHEA World Congress on Health Economics kicked off yesterday in Toronto, bringing together close to 2000 participants to discuss the application of economic principles to health and health systems research. CHMI staffers are in attendance to learn and report on new findings and present a poster on the new Reported Results Initiative.
A number of Monday’s presentations highlighted the prevalence of adverse drug dispensing practices. M.
From “working with the private sector” to “engaging health markets”
Health markets took center stage on Saturday at the 2nd Pre-Congress Symposium on the Private Sector in Health. Kicking off the 8th iHEA World Health Economics Congress, the Symposium showcased the latest evidence on private provision of health care around the world and explored the role of the sector within a broader health system.
On September 19-20, 2011, the UN General Assembly will convene a high-level meeting on non-communicable diseases (NCDs), an affirmation that prevention and control of NCDs is finally reaching the global public health agenda. Often thought of as “...
Editor’s Note: Starting this month, we will begin presenting cross-sections of the database on the CHMI Blog to underscore trends our programs database is uncovering in countries where the private sector delivers the majority of health care....
Informal providers, like ‘the poor’, have historically proven to be a largely elusive population within health and development. Confounding neat categorisation within the already blurry boundaries of the ‘private sector’, informal providers are...
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