Fairer decisions, better health for all

Fairer decisions, better health for all: Health equity and cost-effectiveness analysis | Centre for Health Economics

This report from the Centre for Health Economics provides a non-technical introduction to practical methods for using cost-effectiveness analysis to address health equity concerns, with applications to low-, middle- and high-income countries. These methods can provide information about the likely impacts of alternative health policy decisions on inequalities in health, financial risk protection and other health-related outcomes that may be considered unfair, allowing for the distribution of costs as well as benefits.

It is hoped that this report will raise awareness of the practical tools of cost-effectiveness analysis that are now available to help give health care and public health policy makers a better understanding of who gains and who loses from their priority setting decisions.

Read the full report here: Fairer Decisions, Better Health for All: Health Equity and Cost Effectiveness Analysis


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