International Journal of Health Economics and Policy

Volume 7, Issue 1, March 2022

  • Assessment of the Quality of Services Offered to Heroin Users Under Methadone by the Dakar Center for Integrated Addiction Care (CEPIAD)

    Diop Cheikh Tacko, Leye Mamadou Makhtar Mbacke, Ka Ousseynou, Faye Djiby, Bopp Martial, Gueye Boubacar, Sow Djiby, Sow Papa Gallo, Gomis Alexandre

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, March 2022
    Pages: 1-5
    Received: Dec. 28, 2021
    Accepted: Jan. 20, 2022
    Published: Feb. 05, 2022
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    Abstract: Drug addiction is a major public health problem in Senegal. One of the responses has been the establishment of a Center for Integrated Addiction Care in Dakar (CEPIAD). The objective of this study is to evaluate the quality of services offered to heroin users under methadone substitution treatment. This is a descriptive cross-sectional study based ... Show More
  • An Analysis of the Costs and Consequences of Routine Immunization for Measles in Anambra State, Southeast Nigeria

    Florence Tochukwu Sibeudu, Obinna Onwujekwe, Ijeoma Okoronkwo

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, March 2022
    Pages: 6-14
    Received: Nov. 18, 2021
    Accepted: Dec. 10, 2021
    Published: Feb. 16, 2022
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    Abstract: Background: Funding measles immunization in a resource constraint setting like Nigeria has been challenging. Nigeria needs a domestic cost data on measles routine immunization to inform measles routine immunization planning. This study assessed the costs and consequences of a dose of measles vaccine to children through routine immunization. Methods... Show More