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Economic crisis and communicable disease control in Europe: A scoping study among national experts

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  • Rechel, Boika
  • Suhrcke, Marc
  • Tsolova, Svetla
  • Suk, Jonathan E.
  • Desai, Monica
  • McKee, Martin
  • Stuckler, David
  • Abubakar, Ibrahim
  • Hunter, Paul
  • Senek, Michaela
  • Semenza, Jan C.
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    Abstract

    The effects of the current global economic crisis on the spread and control of communicable diseases remain uncertain. This study aimed to explore experts’ views about the impact of the current crisis and measures that have been undertaken by governments to mitigate an alleged adverse effect of the crisis on communicable diseases.

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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Health Policy.

    Volume (Year): 103 (2011)
    Issue (Month): 2 ()
    Pages: 168-175

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:hepoli:v:103:y:2011:i:2:p:168-175

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    Keywords: Communicable diseases; Communicable disease control; European Union; Economic crisis;

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    1. Lönnroth, Knut & Jaramillo, Ernesto & Williams, Brian G. & Dye, Christopher & Raviglione, Mario, 2009. "Drivers of tuberculosis epidemics: The role of risk factors and social determinants," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 68(12), pages 2240-2246, June.
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    3. World Bank & International Monetary Fund, 2010. "Global Monitoring Report 2010 : The MDGs after the Crisis," World Bank Publications, The World Bank, number 2444, March.
    4. Lusardi, Annamaria & Schneider, Daniel & Tufano, Peter, 2010. "The economic crisis and medical care usage," CFS Working Paper Series 2010/10, Center for Financial Studies (CFS).
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