International Journal of Health Economics and Policy

Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2022

  • Resource Mobilization for M&E; A Driver of Performance of Health Outreach Program in Kibera informal Settlement, Nairobi, Kenya

    Mercy Byegon, Christopher Gakuu, Harriet Kidombo

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2022
    Pages: 46-53
    Received: 17 January 2020
    Accepted: 9 November 2021
    Published: 20 July 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.hep.20220703.11
    Abstract: Non-governmental organizations in both developed and developing countries implement different types of outreach health services in collaboration with local health facilities and authorities to respond to the uneven distribution of health services. In most cases local health authorities can mobilize hospitals and their staff to support or perform he... Show More
  • Determinants of Use of Antenatal Care Services in Rural Mali

    Yaya Sidibe Sidibe, Mamady Sissoko, Amadou Bamba, Issoufou Soumaila Mouleye

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2022
    Pages: 54-60
    Received: 24 June 2022
    Accepted: 12 July 2022
    Published: 20 July 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.hep.20220703.12
    Abstract: The objective of this paper is to identify the factors affecting the use of antenatal care services in rural areas using the Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS, 2015). In this framework, logistic regression was used to give the binary dependent variable. In addition, the Poisson regression model and negative binomial model were used to analyze... Show More
  • Pandemic Preparedness - The Political Economy (Nigeria Case Study on COVID-19)

    Wambebe Nathaniel Mopa, Xiaoli Duan, Irekpitan Okukpon

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2022
    Pages: 61-64
    Received: 29 June 2022
    Accepted: 14 July 2022
    Published: 28 July 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.hep.20220703.13
    Abstract: In December 2019, the world was introduced to a previously unknown virus known as ‘Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19). This disease metamorphosed into a pandemic of epic proportions which left the international community in a quandary as to the most effective measures to curtail its spread and reduce the effects on human health. With majority of develo... Show More
  • Social Health Insurance and Its Role in Catastrophic Health Expenditure: A Cross-Sectional Study in Illam District, Nepal

    Sanjeeb Shah, Nilambar Jha, Vijay Kumar Khanal, Gyanu Nepal Gurung, Mausam Shrestha, Bibek Shah

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2022
    Pages: 65-70
    Received: 16 July 2022
    Accepted: 1 August 2022
    Published: 10 August 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.hep.20220703.14
    Abstract: Nepal remains committed to achieving universal health coverage, to ensure that government introduced social health insurance program in Illam district with objective that everyone should get health services they need and in doing so they should not go under the financial hardship. The study aims to assess the achievement of the program objective by... Show More
  • Economic Cost of Diabetes Mellitus in the Middle East: A Systematic Review

    Badr Alnasser

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2022
    Pages: 71-77
    Received: 25 August 2022
    Accepted: 7 September 2022
    Published: 16 September 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.hep.20220703.15
    Abstract: Diabetic patients require expensive long-term therapy and care and the all-embracing implication of such disease negatively impacts society as a whole. Multiple indicators show that large number of diabetes mellitus-affected countries are located in the Middle East, which in some estimates reach around sixty percent of the global diabetes pandemic.... Show More