Table of contents for Policy and health : implications for development in Asia / John W. Peabody ... [et al.].

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1. Overview: the role and responsibility of governments in the health sector
2. Evidence-based policy: using data to inform policy and improve health outcomes
3. Prioritizing medical interventions: defining burden of disease and cost-effective interventions in the pursuit of universal primary care
4. Financing and allocating public expenditures: leveraging public resources to meet objectives and increase private participation
5. Toward better equity and access: persistent poverty, inadequate interventions, and the need for better data and solutions
6. Government and the improvement of health behaviors
7. Implementing policy objectives: the role and responsibilities of the ministry of health.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Public health Government policy Asia, Primary health care Government policy Asia, Health policy Asia, Medical planning Government policy Asia