Anderson Eduardo Stanciole

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Substantial changes are needed to achieve a more targeted and strategic approach to investment in the response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic that will yield long-term dividends. Until now, advocacy for resources has been done on the basis of a commodity approach that encouraged scaling up of numerous strategies in parallel, irrespective of their relative(More)
The epidemiological burden of chronic diseases is increasing worldwide and there is very little empirical evidence regarding the economic impact of chronic diseases on individuals and households. The primary objective of this paper is to explore the evidence on how chronic diseases affect household healthcare expenditure, non-health consumption, labour(More)
The Economic Impact of Non-communicable Disease in China and India: Estimates, Projections, and Comparisons This paper provides estimates of the economic impact of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in China and India for the period 2012-2030. Our estimates are derived using WHO’s EPIC model of economic growth, which focuses on the negative effects of NCDs on(More)
OBJECTIVES To determine the population level costs, effects, and cost effectiveness of selected, individual based interventions to combat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and asthma in the context of low and middle income countries. DESIGN Sectoral cost effectiveness analysis using a lifetime population model. SETTING Two World Health(More)
Using a sample of 137 hospitals over the period 1998-2002 in the English National Health Service, we estimate the elasticity of hospital costs with respect to waiting times. Our cross-sectional and panel-data results suggest that at the sample mean (103 days), waiting times have no significant effect on hospitals' costs or, at most, a positive one. If(More)
1Department of Health Systems Financing, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland; 2Department of Primary and Community Care, Radboud University, Netherlands; 3Department of Medical Technology Assessment, Ministry of Health, Jerusalem, Israel; 4Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA; 5School of(More)
We model and compare the bargaining process between a purchaser of health services, such as a health authority, and a provider (the hospital) in three plausible scenarios: (a) activity bargaining: the purchaser sets the price and activity (number of patients treated) is bargained between the purchaser and the provider; (b) price bargaining: the price is(More)
Objectives To determine the population level costs, effects, and cost effectiveness of selected, individual based interventions to combat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and asthma in the context of low and middle income countries. Design Sectoral cost effectiveness analysis using a lifetime population model. Setting Two World Health(More)