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close this bookHealth Economics for Developing Countries: A Survival Kit (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 1998, 134 p.)
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View the documentPublication Series - Health Policy Unit
View the documentAcknowledgements
View the documentPreface
View the documentChapter 1: Health Economics and its Contribution to Health Planning
View the documentChapter 2: Economic Development and Health
View the documentChapter 3: Financing Economic and Health Development
View the documentChapter 4: Health Care: the State versus the Market
View the documentChapter 5: Demand, Supply and the Price System
View the documentChapter 6: Concepts of Economic Efficiency
View the documentChapter 7: Inputs, Resources and Costs
View the documentChapter 8: Outputs, Health and Health Indicators
View the documentChapter 9: The Techniques of Economic Evaluation
View the documentChapter 10: National Accounts and the Health Sector
View the documentChapter 11: Health Sector Finance and Expenditure
View the documentChapter 12: Sources of Finance for the Health Sector
View the documentChapter 13: Budgetary Procedures: Budgetary Reform and Programme Budgeting
View the documentChapter 14: Approaches to Financial Planning: Resource Allocation Planning and the Financial Master Plan
View the documentSelected Bibliography
View the documentGlossary
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The Evaluation and Planning Centre (EPC) is a multi-disciplinary group concerned with health policy, planning, management and evaluation issues in developing countries. Through research, overseas assignment and teaching it focuses on:

· national hearth policies and planning
· district health services
· primary health care
· health services management
· refugee health care

The Centre has close working links with similar groups in developing countries.

EPC is an independent research unit within the Department of Public Health and Policy at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

The staff hold academic teaching and research posts recognised by the University of London.

EPC receives support from:

· London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medic
· Overseas Development Administration
· World Health Organization and UN agencies
· Aid agencies, foundations and research council

EPC staff specialize in:

· epidemiology and community health
· development and health economics
· medical and social anthropology

· health policy and sociology