Journals Higher Education



Published: 31 August 2006

400 Pages | 30 line illus., tables

ISBN: 9780198516224

Bookseller Code (05)

The Economics of Infectious Disease

Edited by Jennifer A. Roberts

  • Features some of the most important current threats to human health, including HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria, Avian Flu, MRSA and SARS.
  • Introduces modelling as a method of understanding the implications of disease, and extends this to illustrate the use of economic evaluation in policy formation.
  • International contributors address issues relevant to both developed and developing countries.
  • Provides insight into the implications of recent policy shifts in public health towards more market oriented approaches.

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