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Disease Eradication in the 21st CenturyImplications for Global Health$
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Stephen L. Cochi and Walter R. Dowdle

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780262016735

Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: August 2013

DOI: 10.7551/mitpress/9780262016735.001.0001

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Economic Evaluation of the Benefits and Costs of Disease Elimination and Eradication Initiatives

Economic Evaluation of the Benefits and Costs of Disease Elimination and Eradication Initiatives

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(p.115) 9 Economic Evaluation of the Benefits and Costs of Disease Elimination and Eradication Initiatives
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Disease Eradication in the 21st Century
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Kimberly M. Thompson

Radboud J. Duintjer Tebbens

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The MIT Press
DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262016735.003.0009

Economic evaluations of public health interventions play an important role in decisions involving resource allocation. This chapter discusses the methods and challenges associated with the economic evaluation of the benefits and costs of disease elimination and eradication initiatives, and also examines some ethical considerations with respect to the economics of disease elimination and eradication initiatives.

Keywords:   public health interventions, resource allocation, economic evaluation, disease elimination, eradication

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