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Developing Cost-Effectiveness Thresholds to support Universal Health Coverage

By Y-Ling Chi Jan. 23, 2019

“Can we afford Universal Health Coverage (UHC)? Yes, as long as we get our economics right!” was the take home message from a workshop co-hosted by iDSI last month, which set out to deliberate the use of cost-effectiveness thresholds in low and middle-income countries as they progress towards UHC. The workshop saw participants discuss current gaps surrounding the research and …

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HITAP developing book to highlight best buys, wasted buys and controversies in non-communicable diseases prevention

By Rachel Archer Dec. 14, 2018

With Universal Health Coverage (UHC) Day 2018 only just been and gone, the HITAP team are already gearing up for next year’s UHC Day – when we plan to launch a book detailing best buys, wasted buys and controversies in the prevention of non-communicable diseases (NCDs). The burden of NCDs remains high in low and middle-income countries (LMICs). Reducing this …