International Journal of Health Economics and Policy

Volume 4, Issue 3, September 2019

  • The Economic Burden of HIV and AIDS on Fish Production in Turkana County, Kenya

    Jeremia Lomari Apalia, Urbanus Mutuku Kioko

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 3, September 2019
    Pages: 67-72
    Received: Mar. 25, 2019
    Accepted: Jul. 12, 2019
    Published: Jul. 26, 2019
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    Abstract: Estimating and determining the economic burden of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) on productivity is critical especially on the primary livelihood of any fishing community. If these communities are adversely affected by HIV and AIDS, the aggregate supply of fish may be adversely affected in real abs... Show More
  • Corruption Impede Access to Public Health Services in Benin

    Denis Acclassato Houensou, Fidel Saliga

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 3, September 2019
    Pages: 73-81
    Received: May 21, 2019
    Accepted: Jun. 29, 2019
    Published: Sep. 02, 2019
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    Abstract: Health care is one of the indispensable factors contributing to the improvement of productivity and the welfare of human capital. Indeed, most developed countries focus on improving the health status of populations. Despite significant improvements in the health status of human capital, there are disparities in equal access to health care. This fin... Show More
  • Impact of Health Care Delivery Utilization on Under-5 Child Mortality in Myanmar

    Nyaung Tai, Su Hlaing Tin Htut, Thiri Swe

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 3, September 2019
    Pages: 82-88
    Received: Jul. 21, 2019
    Accepted: Aug. 28, 2019
    Published: Sep. 10, 2019
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    Abstract: This paper examines the impact of healthcare delivery utilization on under-5 mortality in Myanmar. Reducing under-5 child mortality is the first target under the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Goal 3. In 2015, Myanmar registered anunder-5 mortality rate that was higher than the regional average. According to the World Health Statistics, Myanmar... Show More
  • Willingness to Pay for Oral Health Care for 350 Users of Public Dental Offices in Abidjan in Côte d'Ivoire

    Samba Mamadou, Sangare Abou Dramane, Meless Guanga David, Nzore Kangah Serge, Guinan Jean-Claude, Bakayoko-Ly Ramata

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 3, September 2019
    Pages: 89-94
    Received: Aug. 10, 2019
    Accepted: Sep. 05, 2019
    Published: Sep. 19, 2019
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    Abstract: In Côte d'Ivoire, the financial difficulties experienced by the population represent obstacles to the consumption of oral health care. Thus, insurance mechanisms based on the principle of cost sharing are recommended to improve financial accessibility to this care. The cross-sectional study was conducted with users of three public dental practices ... Show More
  • Public Health Financing for Adolescent and Sexual Reproductive Health: The Nigerian Case

    Airhunmwunde Matthew Eghosa

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 3, September 2019
    Pages: 95-109
    Received: Aug. 11, 2019
    Accepted: Sep. 06, 2019
    Published: Sep. 21, 2019
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    Abstract: Health-related behaviors undoubtedly alters physical and cognitive development, which can have a repercussion on long-term health. The justification for public health financing on adolescent health as an integrated package is unequivocal. However, to date, there is still no costed plan or budget for adolescent reproductive health in many countries ... Show More