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Prescribing indicators at primary health care centers within the WHO African region: a systematic analysis (1995–2015)
BackgroundRational medicine use is essential to optimize quality of healthcare delivery and resource utilization. We aim to conduct a systematic review of changes in prescribing patterns in the WHOExpand
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Systematic review of rugby injuries in children and adolescents under 21 years
A systematic review of rugby union and league injuries among players under the age of 21 years was carried out to calculate probabilities of match injury for a player over a season and a pooledExpand
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How the World Trade Organisation is shaping domestic policies in health care
High up on the agenda of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) is the privatisation of education, health, welfare, social housing and transport. The WTO's aim is to extend the free market in theExpand
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Rugby union injuries in Scottish schools.
BACKGROUND Rugby union is the most popular worldwide collision sport, yet concerns have been raised regarding the safety of the sport due to the physical, high impact nature and an increasing numberExpand
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Private finance and “value for money” in NHS hospitals: a policy in search of a rationale?
Allyson Pollock and her colleagues have long argued that using the private finance initiative to build NHS hospitals is an expensive way of building new capacity that constrains services and limitsExpand
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The Private Financing of NHS Hospitals: Politics, Policy and Practice
This article outlines and critiques the main fiscal and economic rationales for the Private Finance Initiative and examines the impact of the policy on the long-term financial viability of NHSExpand
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Rewriting the regulations: how the World Trade Organisation could accelerate privatisation in health-care systems
The World Trade Organisation (WTO) is drawing up regulatory proposals which could force governments to open up their public services to foreign Investors and markets. As part of the General AgreementExpand
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The New NHS: A Guide
1. Introduction 2. Organisations with Strategic Roles 3. Organisations Commissioning Services 4. Organisations Providing Services 5. Funding and Resources 6. Efficiency and Standards 7. Research andExpand
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Concussion in youth rugby union and rugby league: a systematic review
Background Children and adolescents who play rugby are at increased risk of concussion and its effects. Competitive rugby union and rugby league feature as major sports in the school sport curriculumExpand
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NHS capital expenditure and the private finance initiative—expansion or contraction?
This is the first of four articles on Britain's public-private partnership in health care Before 1948, building the hospital and community health service was primarily a local governmentExpand
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