International Journal of Health Economics and Policy

Volume 6, Issue 3, September 2021

  • Cost Benefit Analysis of Four and Eight Antenatal Care Visits in Bamenda Health District, Cameroon

    Eyvonne Ngequih Tumasang, Robinson Mbu, Wilfred Mbacham

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 79-84
    Received: Jul. 01, 2021
    Accepted: Jul. 20, 2021
    Published: Aug. 02, 2021
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    Abstract: Background: In 2016, the World Health Organization (WHO) published new antenatal care guidelines recommending an increase from four visits during pregnancy to eight contacts with skilled personnel, among other recommendations. Currently there are ongoing discussions in respect to the cost implications and potential outcomes countries can anticipate... Show More
  • Implementing TeamSTEPPS in a Shanghai COVID-19 Quarantine Center for Medical Observation to Enhance Interprofessional Attitude and Skills Regarding Teamwork

    Tang Baoxin, Yu Haiping, Gu Yanfen, Sun Xiaoliang, Kang Baoli, Zhou Jian, Wen Jiling, Yun Ying Hung, Chen Chi

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 85-91
    Received: Jul. 13, 2021
    Accepted: Aug. 03, 2021
    Published: Aug. 11, 2021
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    Abstract: Objective: To improve the cooperation efficiency of an anti-epidemic team and achieve infection control and safety management in an observation site by implementing the TeamSTEPPS (Team Strategies &Tools to Enhance Performance and Patient Safety Course) program. Methods: There were 41 staff members from hospitals, the district government, a health ... Show More
  • Determinants of Fertility Trend at District, Divisional and Regional Levels and Policy Implication for Poverty Alleviation

    Md. Mizanur Rahman Sarker, Nazneen Islam Nishat, Mosammod Mahamuda Parvin, Anika Nawar Fagun

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 92-99
    Received: Mar. 28, 2021
    Accepted: Apr. 13, 2021
    Published: Oct. 12, 2021
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    Abstract: Bangladesh is one of the most densely populated countries of the world (1278 persons per sq. km.) but it represents one of the few countries in developing world where the pace of fertility decline has been unparalleled over the last few decades despite pervasive poverty and under-development. It has been passing through a critical phase of fertilit... Show More