We developed and applied methods for policy analysis for end-stage renal disease (ESRD) in Jamaica.
Our emphasis was on methods useful for situations often found in developing countries, where both resources and data may be limited.
Many countries are experimenting with ESRD treatment options, but little analysis has been done regarding how developing countries should approach policy decisions for ESRD.
Methods for policy analysis in high-income countries often rely on large data sets that may be unavailable or only partially available in developing countries.
We conducted technical analysis applicable in these circumstances and emphasized a process for including a wide range of policymakers and other stakeholders in both quantitative and qualitative aspects of the analysis.
Our methods may also be applicable in other developing countries and for other chronic diseases. (...)
Mots-clés Pascal : Insuffisance rénale, Chronique, Homme, Traitement, Jamaïque, Antilles, Amérique Centrale, Amérique, Epidémiologie, Incidence, Méthodologie, Pays en développement, Economie santé, Besoin, Capacité, Financement, Stratégie, Appareil urinaire pathologie, Rein pathologie
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Renal failure, Chronic, Human, Treatment, Jamaica, West Indies, Central America, America, Epidemiology, Incidence, Methodology, Developing countries, Health economy, Need, Capacity, Financing, Strategy, Urinary system disease, Kidney disease
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Cote : 99-0404865
Code Inist : 002B14A05. Création : 22/03/2000.