Health Planning for Effective Management

Hardcover | April 1, 1992

EditorWilliam A. Reinke

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Emphasizing practical considerations in designing and carrying out primary health care programs, this is a superb introductory text for public health students. It will be of particular interest to those working with rural populations in developing countries with limited resources. Part Icovers policy issues and the conceptual framework for planning, management and evaluation. Part II reviews essential methods for effective implementation, considering the economic, political, epidemiologic, demographic and other components that contribute to the assessment of health needs andresource allocation. Part III discusses specific tools and techniques in program management related to decision analysis, network analysis, survey techniques, cost-effectiveness appraisal, and much more. Comprehensive and informative, this highly practical work is the result of many years ofexperience in teaching and working with health care planners from around the world.

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Emphasizing practical considerations in designing and carrying out primary health care programs, this is a superb introductory text for public health students. It will be of particular interest to those working with rural populations in developing countries with limited resources. Part Icovers policy issues and the conceptual framewor...

William A. Reinke is at Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:304 pages, 6.3 × 9.57 × 1.1 inPublished:April 1, 1992Publisher:Oxford University Press

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PART I: The Integration of Planning with Action1. Carl E. Taylor and William A. Reinke: The Process, Structure and Functions of Planning2. W.A. Reinke: Management Analysis3. W.A. Reinke: Health Systems Research in Relation to Planning4. W.A. Reinke: Health Services Program EvaluationPART II: The Planning Process: Concepts, Methods and Strategies5. W.A. Reinke: An Overview of the Planning Process6. W.A. Reinke and Thomas L. Hall: Political Aspects of Planning7. Alan L. Sorkin: Economic Aspects of Health Planning8. Margaret Bright: The Demographic Base for Health Planning9. Timothy D. Baker and W.A. Reinke: Epidemiologic Base for Health Planning10. T.D. Baker: Health Manpower Planning11. T.D. Baker: Planning Health Facilities12. W.A. Reinke: Financial Analysis13. C.E. Taylor: Community Involvement14. W.A. Reinke: Organizational Structure and ProcessPART III: Toward Plan Implementation: Analytical Techniques and Tactical Considerations15. W.A. Reinke: Tools for Improving the Process of Planning16. W.A. Reinke: Sample Surveys17. W.A. Reinke: Population Estimates and Projections18. W.A. Reinke: Measurement of Health Needs and Services Utilization19. W.A. Reinke: Manpower Analysis20. A.L. Sorkin: Cost-Benefit and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Health Programs21. W.A. Reinke: Synthesis of Health Needs and Resources

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"This will be the standard textbook on international health planning for years to come, and should be recommended as a reference work." --The Health Service Journal