The second edition of this seminal work (DCP2), written by more than 350 specialists in diverse fields from around the world, provides the results of indepth research, offers insightful analyses, and proposes context-sensitive policy recommendations to significantly reduce the burden of disease in developing countries and to improve the quality of life for all people.
This companion volume distills the essence of DCP2 into a succinct and readable format, providing information on how to devise better strategies, policies, and choices among health interventions; how to put those decisions into practice; and how to allocate scarce resources to implement them.
Tax and Spend for Better Health: Often Overlooked, Fiscal Policies Are Powerful Tools
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Breaking the Pain Relief Barriers: Cancer and AIDS Patients Need Not Suffer
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The Scourge of Skin Diseases: Most Can Be Resolved With Cost-Effective Treatments
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Asegurar el suministro de medicamentos y vacunas en los países en desarrollo:
Sin medicamentos los pacientes mueren sin necesidad
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Controlling Kidney Disease: Prevention and Early Detection Are Key
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The Disease Control Priorities Project (DCPP) is an ongoing effort to assess disease control priorities and produce evidence-based analysis and resource materials to inform health policymaking in developing countries. DCPP has produced three volumes providing technical resources that can assist developing countries in improving their health systems and ultimately, the health of their people. More
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