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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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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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  • Rechel, Boika & Suhrcke, Marc & Tsolova, Svetla & Suk, Jonathan E. & Desai, Monica & McKee, Martin & Stuckler, David & Abubakar, Ibrahim & Hunter, Paul & Senek, Michaela & Semenza, Jan C., 2011. "Economic crisis and communicable disease control in Europe: A scoping study among national experts," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 103(2), pages 168-175.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:hepoli:v:103:y:2011:i:2:p:168-175 DOI: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2011.06.013
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