Is cost-effectiveness analysis preferred to severity of disease as the main guiding principle in priority setting in resource poor settings? The case of Uganda

@article{Kapiriri2004IsCA,
  title={Is cost-effectiveness analysis preferred to severity of disease as the main guiding principle in priority setting in resource poor settings? The case of Uganda},
  author={Lydia Kapiriri and Trude Margrete Arnesen and Ole Frithjof Norheim},
  journal={Cost effectiveness and resource allocation : C/E},
  year={2004},
  volume={2},
  pages={1 - 1}
}
INTRODUCTION: Several studies carried out to establish the relative preference of cost-effectiveness of interventions and severity of disease as criteria for priority setting in health have shown a strong preference for severity of disease. These preferences may differ in contexts of resource scarcity, as in developing countries, yet information is limited on such preferences in this context. OBJECTIVE: This study was carried out to identify the key players in priority setting in health and… CONTINUE READING