Making Health Services More Accessible in Developing Countries: Finance and Health Resources for…

Hardcover | October 15, 2009

EditorHiroko Uchimura

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Health is increasingly a critical concern in the context of development. This book examines the function of health systems, particularly the key factors: finance, human resources, pharmaceuticals, public facilities and stresses the importance of improving access to health services in developing countries.

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Health is increasingly a critical concern in the context of development. This book examines the function of health systems, particularly the key factors: finance, human resources, pharmaceuticals, public facilities and stresses the importance of improving access to health services in developing countries.

Format:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 8.86 × 5.59 × 0.85 inPublished:October 15, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230577881

ISBN - 13:9780230577886

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Table of Contents

Preface--H. Uchimura
Introduction: Key Factors for Functioning Health Systems--H.Uchimura
What is the Role of Public Finance in Health and how should it be fulfilled?: A study of China--H.Uchimura
Health Financing for Accessible Services: A Study of the Philippines--H.Uchimura
Development of Social Health Insurance Systems: Retracing Japans Experience--M.Ii
Emerging External Funds for Health: A Study of Global Health Partnerships--B.Ito
The Determinants of HIV/AIDS Drug-Pricing Policies in Developing Countries: An Analysis of Global Fund Procurement Data--K.Kubo and H.Yamane
How to Manage Out-Migration of Medical Personnel from Developing Countries: The Case of Filipino and South Africa Nurses and Doctors Leaving for Saudi Arabia, the UK, and the US--T.Yamagata
Publicly-Provided Primary Healthcare Services in Rural India: Achievements, Problems, and Possible Solutions--S.Ito and H.Kono
Health Services for the Socially Excluded Tribes: Learning from Asha Kiran Societys Intervention in Orissa, India--A.Abraham and C.DSouza