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Comparative Health Policy (5th Edition)

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A broad-ranging introduction to the provision, funding and governance of health care across a variety of systems. This revised fifth edition incorporates additional material on low/middle income countries, as well as...

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A broad-ranging introduction to the provision, funding and governance of health care across a variety of systems. This revised fifth edition incorporates additional material on low/middle income countries, as well as broadened coverage relating to healthcare outside of hospitals and the ever-increasing diversity of the healthcare workforce today.

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  • Accessibly-written introduction to comparative health policy
  • Updated throughout for this revised 5th edition
  • Uniquely broad-ranging: systematically compares eight key OECD countries and Singapore and Taiwan in detail plus others, in particular low/middle income countries
  • Provides numerous figures, tables and boxes to clarify and summarize key similarities, differences and issues?
  • Contains additional material on contemporary global health issues such as Ebola and HIV/AIDS

1. Comparative Health Policy: An Introduction
2. The Context of Health Care
3. Funding, Provision and Governance
4. Setting Priorities and Allocating Resources
5. The Health Workforce
6. Health Care Beyond the Hospital
7. Public Health
8. Understanding Health Policy Comparatively.
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Robert H. Blank is an Adjunct Professor at University of Canterbury, New Zealand, and Visiting Professor in Public Health at the National Taiwan University.

Viola Burau is Associate Professor at the University of Aarhus, Denmark, and Senior Researcher at DEFACTUM – Public Health and Health Services Research, Denmark.

Ellen Kuhlmann is Senior Researcher at Goethe-University Frankfurt, Germany, and Medical Management Centre, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden.

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Robert H. Blank is an Adjunct Professor at University of Canterbury, New Zealand, and Visiting Professor in Public Health at the National Taiwan University.

Viola Burau is Associate Professor at the University of Aarhus, Denmark, and Senior Researcher at DEFACTUM – Public Health and Health Services Research, Denmark.

Ellen Kuhlmann is Senior Researcher at Goethe-University Frankfurt, Germany, and Medical Management Centre, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden.

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