International Journal of Health Economics and Policy

Volume 6, Issue 2, June 2021

  • Psychosocial and Economic Evaluation of Stroke Management in the Elderly: A Prospective Study at the Neurology Department in a Hospital in Dakar, Senegal

    Diop Cheikh Tacko, Gueye Boubacar, Ba Massamba, Coume Mamadou, Ka Ousseynou, Acray Petronille, Faye Adama

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, June 2021
    Pages: 38-43
    Received: Apr. 05, 2021
    Accepted: Apr. 19, 2021
    Published: Apr. 29, 2021
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    Abstract: Stroke is the second leading cause of death worldwide and the leading cause of physical disability in the elderly. The objective of the study was to evaluate the psychosocial and economic aspects of its management. We conducted a cross-sectional, descriptive and evaluative study at the neuroscience clinic of FANN National University Hospital from M... Show More
  • Work Stress and Obesity in the Bamenda Municipality, Cameroon

    Kinga Bertila Mayin, Promise Aseh Munteh, Mercy A. Mbacham Tah-Monunde, Fomba Louisette Naah

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, June 2021
    Pages: 44-48
    Received: Mar. 29, 2021
    Accepted: Apr. 14, 2021
    Published: Apr. 29, 2021
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    Abstract: This study investigated the effect of work stress on obesity in the Bamenda Municipality. We administered work stress test to 1,052 individuals aged 20 and above resident in the Bamenda Municipality. The model was estimated using the multiple regression analysis while the ANOVA and Correlation analysis were used to confirm the findings. From the an... Show More
  • Unit Costs and Its Drivers for Hypertension Treatment in Emergency Department of Muhimbili National Referral Hospital in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

    Mujinja Phares, Ringo Millen Charles

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, June 2021
    Pages: 49-55
    Received: Nov. 20, 2020
    Accepted: Dec. 07, 2020
    Published: May 08, 2021
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    Abstract: Importance of economic evaluations in public sectors cannot be over emphasized as now when funding is scarce especially the health sector which is regarded as a consumer. Objective was to evaluate the unit costs of Hypertension and treatment and their drivers in Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH), Tanzania A cross-sectional descriptive hospital-base... Show More
  • Spatial Variability of Typhoid Disease Incidences in Uganda Using Geographically Weighted Regression Approach

    Kamukama Ismail, Maiga Gilbert, Ssebuggwaawo Denis, Nabende Peter, Ali Mansourian

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, June 2021
    Pages: 56-64
    Received: Apr. 08, 2021
    Accepted: Apr. 21, 2021
    Published: May 08, 2021
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    Abstract: The spatial variability of typhoid disease incidences has not been accounted for, most especially in developing countries, which makes its surveillance inefficient and expensive. This research aimed at (i) exploring possible risk factors of typhoid disease and (ii) accounting for spatial variability of typhoid disease incidences using GWR approach.... Show More
  • An Analysis of Performance Management Reform in Public Hospitals Based on Orientation Mechanism

    Xiaoli Yang, Hongpeng Zhang

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, June 2021
    Pages: 65-71
    Received: Apr. 21, 2021
    Accepted: May 08, 2021
    Published: May 26, 2021
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    Abstract: The public welfare attributes of public hospitals have been criticized, and the performance management of hospitals has also been questioned. Is our public hospitals "sick"? How to "treat" profit-only "symptoms" so that public hospitals can return to the mission of public welfare? This also starts with performance appraisal. This article analyzes t... Show More
  • Fostering Loyalty as Repurchase Intention: The Role of Relationship Marketing and Word-of-mouth

    Thi Le Ha Nguyen

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, June 2021
    Pages: 72-78
    Received: May 06, 2021
    Accepted: May 27, 2021
    Published: Jun. 04, 2021
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    Abstract: Thi Le Ha Nguyen. University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Vietnam National University, Hanoi City, Vietnam. She worked as a medical doctor in Vietnam for 21 years. She was awarded the Master of Primary Healthcare Management by Mahidol University, Thailand, and she holds a Ph. D. degree from the Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kanazawa University,... Show More