International Journal of Health Economics and Policy

Volume 8, Issue 4, December 2023

  • Determining Value in Welfare-Technology: The Need for a Multi-Perspective Framework

    Karin Brodén, Kristen Snyder, Helle Soerensen, Magnus Zingmark

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 4, December 2023
    Pages: 76-88
    Received: Sep. 05, 2023
    Accepted: Sep. 21, 2023
    Published: Oct. 08, 2023
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    Abstract: Background: Stakeholders in health and social care are implementing digital solutions to facilitate person-centred care for citizens. One problem is choosing which digital solution to implement. Ordinary cost-benefit analysis implicates the measurable parts of the value, leaving the immeasurable without any trace in an analysis. Results: We used de... Show More
  • Research Article

    The Effects of Financial Inclusion on Poverty in Ethiopia: Micro Data Analysis

    Tesema Tadesse Milkano

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 4, December 2023
    Pages: 89-100
    Received: Jul. 04, 2023
    Accepted: Jul. 19, 2023
    Published: Oct. 14, 2023
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    Abstract: To investigate the effects of financial inclusion on poverty in Ethiopia, I used poverty as the dependent variable and financial inclusion index as the independent variable. Poverty includes various indicators of measuring multidimensional poverty, which consist of agricultural inputs (lack of access to DAP, urea, and irrigation), housing (poor-qua... Show More
  • Research Article

    Ecological Sanitation and Health Capital: Impact of the Adoption of ECOSAN Toilets on the Health Costs of Households in Rural Areas in West-Central Cote d’Ivoire

    Yapo Michel Porcella*, Yapi Ellele Aime Marius, Achy Landry, Kouakou Kouadio Clement, Gnagne Theophile

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 4, December 2023
    Pages: 101-111
    Received: Oct. 10, 2023
    Accepted: Oct. 27, 2023
    Published: Nov. 09, 2023
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    Abstract: The inadequacy of sanitation in developing countries has effets on the health capital and the living conditions of populations. The objective of this work was to assess the impact of access to ecological sanitation on the health expenditure of rural households. This study took place in west-central Cote d'Ivoire in ten villages in the Bouafle depar... Show More
  • Research Article

    Continuity of HIV-Related Care in the Central Districts of Senegal During the COVID-19 Pandemic Period Between March 2020 and February 2021

    Diop Cheikh Tacko*, Gueye Boubacar, Martial Coly Bop, Diop Mansour Bouna, Leye Mamadou Mactar Mbacké, Ka Ousseynou

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 4, December 2023
    Pages: 112-116
    Received: Oct. 11, 2023
    Accepted: Oct. 25, 2023
    Published: Nov. 09, 2023
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    Abstract: The HIV /AIDS pandemic is a major public health problem. COVID-19 infection has impacted the national health system. It was deemed necessary to study the continuity of HIV-related services in Senegal. An analytical cross-sectional study was conducted. The study populations were represented by all PLHIV who joined the active queue between March 2020... Show More