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A balancing act: subsidising treatment for Malaria

Schaner, Simone (2015) A balancing act: subsidising treatment for Malaria. International Growth Centre Blog (14 Apr 2015). Website.

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Abstract

Public subsidies may be an effective way to increase access to antimalarial drugs in sub-Saharan Africa, but large subsidies are accompanied by the risk of overtreatment – the use of subsidised drugs by malaria negative patients. Research from Kenya provides useful insights for policymakers considering these subsidies

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://www.theigc.org/
Additional Information: © 2015 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: International Growth Centre
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HJ Public Finance
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Sets: Research centres and groups > International Growth Centre (IGC)
Date Deposited: 21 Jun 2017 10:50
Last Modified: 31 Jan 2019 04:32
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/81902

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