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Anatomy of intergovernmental finance for essential public health services in China.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):BMC public health [BMC Public Health] 2022 May 09; Vol. 22 (1), pp. 914. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 May 09.

Abstract:Background: The Chinese government launched health care reforms in 2009 and introduced a national list of essential public health services (EPHS) as an integral part of the plan to deliver health care for all. EPHS was also built into the national plan...

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Management of human resources for health: implications for health systems efficiency in Kenya.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):BMC health services research [BMC Health Serv Res] 2022 Aug 16; Vol. 22 (1), pp. 1046. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Aug 16.

Abstract:Background: Human resources for health consume a substantial share of healthcare resources and determine the efficiency and overall performance of health systems. Under Kenya's devolved governance, human resources for health are managed by county gover...

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Evaluation of investments in the tourism sector with a local focus.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Evaluation and program planning [Eval Program Plann] 2022 Oct; Vol. 94, pp. 102151. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Aug 02.

Abstract:Evaluation of investments in tourism (as a cross-section industry) is a complex issue that needs to be addressed systematically by using a combination of quantitative and qualitative methods. This article deals with the setting of an ex-post evaluation...

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Does credit rating agency reputation matter in China's local government bond market?

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):PloS one [PLoS One] 2022 Sep 20; Vol. 17 (9), pp. e0274828. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Sep 20 (Print Publication: 2022).

Abstract:All issuers in China's local government bond market, which is nascent but growing rapidly, have the same AAA ratings. However, we provide evidence that the credit rating agency's reputation can certify differences in ratings' reliability and further im...

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Promoting the adoption of local governmental policy on the reimbursement of chronic disease medicines (PAPMed): study protocol of a field-based cluster randomized trial in rural Nantong, China.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Trials [Trials] 2022 Sep 15; Vol. 23 (1), pp. 785. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Sep 15.

Abstract:Background: Among rural Chinese patients with non-communicable diseases (NCDs), low socioeconomic status increases the risk of developing NCDs and associated financial burdens in paying for medicines and treatments. Despite the chronic disease medicine...

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RAISE: A Management and Organizational Sustainability Tool for Local Governments to Systematically Self-Evaluate the Effectiveness of Their Programs.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of public health management and practice : JPHMP [J Public Health Manag Pract] 2022 Sep-Oct 01; Vol. 28 (5), pp. 550-558.

Abstract:Context: Many donor-driven public health programs are now seeking evidence for sustainability prior to investment, creating the need for tools to better appraise these capabilities. Assessing the sustainability of programs and interventions at the loca...

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Using Economics to Impact Local Obesity Policy: Introducing the UK Centre for Economics of Obesity (CEO).

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Applied health economics and health policy [Appl Health Econ Health Policy] 2022 Sep; Vol. 20 (5), pp. 629-635. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jun 20.

Abstract:Worldwide, population obesity levels are at their highest recorded levels, having nearly tripled between 1975 and 2016. This leads to substantial pressure on health systems, a negative impact on economic development, and results in adverse physical and...

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Environmental decentralization, environmental public service, and public health: evidence from 289 cities in China.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Environmental geochemistry and health [Environ Geochem Health] 2022 Sep; Vol. 44 (9), pp. 2905-2918. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 Oct 06.

Abstract:Effective supply of environmental public services (EPS) is important to guarantee the mitigation of residential pollution exposure risk. This study analyzes the impact of the supply efficiency of EPS on residential health through the sample of 289 citi...

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Local councils are working to influence the commercial determinants of health.

Publication Type:Editorial & Opinion

Source(s):BMJ (Clinical research ed.) [BMJ] 2022 Aug 22; Vol. 378, pp. o2031. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Aug 22.

Abstract:Competing Interests: Competing interests: None declared.

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The Missing COVID-19 Demographic Data: A Statewide Analysis of COVID-19-Related Demographic Data From Local Government Sources and a Comparison With Federal Public Surveillance Data.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):American journal of public health [Am J Public Health] 2022 Aug; Vol. 112 (8), pp. 1161-1169.

Abstract:Objectives. To collect and standardize COVID-19 demographic data published by local public-facing Web sites and analyze how this information differs from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) public surveillance data. Methods. We aggregated ...

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