Development of WHO guidelines on generalized cost-effectiveness analysis.

  title={Development of WHO guidelines on generalized cost-effectiveness analysis.},
  author={Christopher J. L. Murray and David Evans and Amit Acharya and Rob M. P. M. Baltussen},
  journal={Health economics},
  volume={9 3},
The growing use of cost-effectiveness analysis (CEA) to evaluate specific interventions is dominated by studies of prospective new interventions compared with current practice. This type of analysis does not explicitly take a sectoral perspective in which the costs and effectiveness of all possible interventions are compared, in order to select the mix that maximizes health for a given set of resource constraints. WHO guidelines on generalized CEA propose the application of CEA to a wide range… CONTINUE READING
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