As part of his ongoing educational series, Global Health with Greg Martin, Dr. Greg Martin teamed up with DCP3, a nine volume series that promotes the use of economic evaluation for priority setting at global and national levels, particularly in resource-limited countries. Dr. Martin's video provides an introduction to the field of health economics.
By Bruce Japsen
The cost of diabetes, heart disease and back pain are taking a greater toll on the U.S. economy, with these conditions and injuries dominating personal healthcare spending, authors of a new study say.
SEATTLE, Washington – The latest Disease Control Priorities 3rd Edition (DCP3) volume on cancer, available today, gathers essential information on effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, feasibility and affordability of a range of interventions to provide evidence-based guidance to decision makers worldwide. It is available online now at www.dcp-3.org/cancer and through the World Bank’s Open Knowledge Repository.
For release: Thursday, October 8, 2015