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Setting priorities for HIV/AIDS interventions : a cost-benefit approach

Author: Robert J Brent
Publisher: Cheltenham : Edward Elgar, ©2010.
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HIV/AIDS is much too complex a phenomenon to be understood only by reference to common sense and ethical codes. This book presents the Cost-Benefit Analysis (CBA) framework, and argues that HIV/AIDS policies need to be evidence based and that CBA is the best way to assemble and summarize the evidence.
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Brent, Robert J., 1946-
Setting priorities for HIV/AIDS interventions.
Cheltenham : Edward Elgar, ©2010
(DLC) 2009940730
(OCoLC)489636307
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert J Brent
ISBN: 9781849805131 184980513X
OCLC Number: 664565822
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 223 pages) : illustrations
Contents: pt. 1. Why cost-benefit analysis is needed to set HIV/AIDS priorities --
pt. 2. HIV/AIDS as a hunger and economic development issue --
pt. 3. Cost-benefit methods and applications --
pt. 4. Social considerations in CBA.
Responsibility: Robert J. Brent.

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