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An Introduction to Health Planning for Developing Health Systems

Andrew Green


This text, the latest edition, explains the importance of health planning in both developing regions such as Africa, and those in transition, such as Central and Eastern Europe. It stresses the importance of understanding the national and international context in which planning occurs, and provides an up to date analysis of the major current policy issues, including health reforms. Separate chapters are dedicated to the distinct issues of finance for health care and human resource planning. The book explains the various techniques used at each stage of the planning process, looking first at th ... More

Keywords: health planning, planning models, public health policy, health-care finance, human resource planning, programme implantation, option appraisal and evaluation, resource allocation

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780198571346
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198571346.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Andrew Green, author
University of Leeds, UK
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