International Journal of Health Economics and Policy

Volume 4, Issue 4, December 2019

  • The Impact of Health Promotion on Healthy Behavior Viewed from Health Beliefe Model Perspective (Study in Kediri Regency, East Java Province)

    Nurwulan Andadari, Andarini Andarini, Soemarno Soemarno, Edi Widjajanto

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, December 2019
    Pages: 110-121
    Received: Sep. 09, 2019
    Accepted: Oct. 04, 2019
    Published: Oct. 25, 2019
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    Abstract: Health promotion or health promotion is an important effort that must be done by health workers in collaboration with the community to create a healthy community both physically and mentally, especially in achieving the Healthy Indonesia target. But until now health promotion in Indonesia has not reached the maximum stage. There are still many peop... Show More
  • Healthcare Access Among Cambodia’s Poor: An Econometric Examination of Rural Care-seeking and Out-of-Pocket Expenditure

    Robert John Kolesar, Sambo Pheakdey, Bart Jacobs, Rebecca Ross

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, December 2019
    Pages: 122-131
    Received: Sep. 26, 2019
    Accepted: Oct. 23, 2019
    Published: Oct. 30, 2019
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    Abstract: To inform efforts to improve Cambodia’s social health protection system and advance universal health coverage, health care-seeking and out-of-pocket expenditure (OOPE) were assessed using the 2016 Cambodia Socioeconomic Survey data. This study focuses on the poorest wealth quintile who reside in rural areas- the primary target population of Cambodi... Show More
  • Nurses’ Perception of Causes of 2015 Strikes at Federal Medical Centre Owerri: Implication for Preventive Strategies

    Bridget Omowumi Akin-Otiko, Modupe Motunrayo Adamolekun, Julie Remilekun Amoka

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, December 2019
    Pages: 132-142
    Received: May 24, 2019
    Accepted: Jun. 26, 2019
    Published: Nov. 05, 2019
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    Abstract: “Get the nurses to go back to work” was the directive, after two years of intermittent labour strikes and consequent shutdown of the Federal Medical Centre, Owerri, South Eastern Nigeria. It was assumed that, since nurses constituted the largest percentage of health workers, their resumption would frustrate and end the strike. However, studies have... Show More
  • Assessing Factors Associated with Catastrophic Healthcare Expenditure in Côte d’Ivoire: Evidence from the Household Living Standard Survey 2015

    Akissi Regine Attia-Konan, Agbaya Serge Stephane Oga, Kouame Koffi, Jerome Kouame, Amadou Toure, Luc Kouadio

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, December 2019
    Pages: 143-150
    Received: Sep. 30, 2019
    Accepted: Oct. 23, 2019
    Published: Nov. 13, 2019
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    Abstract: Catastrophic healthcare expenditure (CHE) occurs in all countries and is responsible for inequalities in access to health care, particularly in low- and middle-income countries. The objective of this work is to analyse the determinants of CHEs in households living in Côte d'Ivoire. The data for the study are from the national household living stand... Show More
  • Study About the Management of Medical Waste and Non Medical Waste in Kwaingga Public Hospital, District Keerom, Jayapura

    Hesty Tumangke

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, December 2019
    Pages: 151-157
    Received: Oct. 11, 2019
    Accepted: Nov. 23, 2019
    Published: Dec. 07, 2019
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    Abstract: Kwaingga Public Hospital is categorized as type C hospital because there are several aspects need to be improved for management and quality in order to fill the standard from Ministry of Health. Especially for a medical waste management, hospital staffs said that an incinerator has potential to explode due to bad structure because its pillar consis... Show More
  • Community-Based Health Insurance Enrollment and Determinants in Addis Ababa: Insights from Behavioral Economics and Discrete Choice Experiments

    Abel Eshetu, Abrham Seyoum

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, December 2019
    Pages: 158-167
    Received: Jul. 13, 2019
    Accepted: Aug. 07, 2019
    Published: Dec. 26, 2019
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    Abstract: Community-based health insurance target those employed in the rural and informal sector in urban by pooling risks and protect households from out-of-pocket expenditures when receiving health facility services. However, Ethiopian community-based health insurance is schemes characterized by low enrollment. The aim of this study is to analyze the dete... Show More