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Priority-Setting in Health: Building Institutions for Smarter Public Spending


  • Amanda Glassman
  • Kalipso Chalkidou


Creating and developing fair and evidence-based national and global systems to more rationally set priorities for public spending on health. An interim secretariat should be there to incubate a global health technology assessment facility designed to help governments develop national systems and donors get greater value for money in their grants. [CGD Brief]. URL:[].

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  • Amanda Glassman & Kalipso Chalkidou, 2012. "Priority-Setting in Health: Building Institutions for Smarter Public Spending," Working Papers id:5043, eSocialSciences.
  • Handle: RePEc:ess:wpaper:id:5043
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    1. Damian Walker & Julia A. Fox-Rushby, 2000. "Economic evaluation of communicable disease interventions in developing countries: a critical review of the published literature," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 9(8), pages 681-698.
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    1. Victoria Menil, 2015. "Missed Opportunities in Global Health: Identifying New Strategies to Improve Mental Health in LMICs," Working Papers id:7987, eSocialSciences.
    2. Bredenkamp, Caryn & Evans, Timothy & Lagrada, Leizel & Langenbrunner, John & Nachuk, Stefan & Palu, Toomas, 2015. "Emerging challenges in implementing universal health coverage in Asia," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 145(C), pages 243-248.


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