Evaluating the Economic and Health Impacts of Investing in Laboratories in East Africa : Development and Application of a Conceptual Framework

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Boyce, Simone Peart; Berruti, Andres A.; Connolly, Helen; Schneidman, Miriam;
(2015)
  • Publisher: World Bank, Washington, DC
  • Subject: DISEASE PREVALENCE | LUNG DISEASE | HEALTH SURVEILLANCE | HARMONIZATION | HEALTH OUTCOMES | ANTIMALARIAL DRUGS | DANGEROUS DISEASES | HUMAN CAPACITY | DNA | CLINICAL BIOCHEMISTRY | EARLY DETECTION | FAX | PREVENTION | LEPROSY | QUALITY CONTROL | ADOLESCENTS | TIME FRAME | TUBERCULOSIS | DISEASES | DISEASE BURDEN | HUMAN RESOURCES | MONITORING | DIAGNOSES | SYMPTOMS | SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES | PHYSICAL HEALTH | HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS | DRUG RESISTANCE | TREATMENT | IMMUNE DEFICIENCY | INFECTION | CLINICAL CHEMISTRY | RELIABILITY | HIV INFECTION | DIAGNOSTIC METHODS | COMMUNICABLE DISEASES | MEDICAL RESEARCH | NETWORKS | VIRUS | MEASUREMENT | RESULT | PREVALENCE | CLINICAL OUTCOMES | PATHOGENS | MEDICAL OFFICER | TUBERCULOSIS CONTROL | SYNDROMES | IMMUNODEFICIENCY | INFORMATION SYSTEMS | DISEASE PREVENTION AND CONTROL | WORKERS | RETENTION | MALARIA DIAGNOSIS | HEALTH | MEDICINE | MEDICAL CARE | TB | DISEASE CHARACTERISTICS | HEMATOLOGY | DIAGNOSTICS | MORTALITY | INFORMATION | DURATION OF TREATMENT | SCREENING | NEW TECHNOLOGY | DATA | HIV/AIDS CARE | HIV ANTIBODIES | DISEASE REPORTING | DISABILITY | INFECTIOUS DISEASES | SITES | TRANSMISSION | HIV | SEROLOGY | DISEASE CONTROL | INFECTIONS | AIDS | COMMUNICATION | RESULTS | HEALTH MANAGEMENT | INFORMATION SYSTEM | ALL | PATIENTS | DIAGNOSIS | EQUIPMENT | EPIDEMIOLOGICAL DATA | LIFE EXPECTANCY | TECHNOLOGIES | EFFECTS | NUTRITION | COMMUNITY HEALTH | OUTSOURCING | DECISION MAKING | PHARMACY | HIV # POSITIVE | INTERVENTION | TROPICAL MEDICINE | INTERNET | MEDICAL TREATMENT | PATHOLOGY | MEDICINES | DEATH | CLINICS | BLOOD SAMPLES | LABORATORY SERVICES | STANDARDIZATION | DISEASE OUTBREAKS | STORAGE | INVENTORY | MALARIA | LIFE | NETWORK | OPPORTUNISTIC INFECTIONS | EPIDEMIOLOGY | HEALTH POLICY | PRODUCTIVITY | DISEASE PREVENTION | PATIENT | HEALTH SERVICES | SUPERVISION | SATELLITE | SURVEILLANCE | MORBIDITY | DISEASE TRANSMISSION | HEALTH CARE | PUBLIC HEALTH | LUNG DISEASES | DISEASE DETECTION | CAPABILITIES | DISEASE | THERAPY | IMPLEMENTATION | TECHNOLOGY | BURDEN OF DISEASE | RISKS | EPIDEMICS | MATERIAL | BIOCHEMISTRY | HIV/AIDS | USES | STRATEGY | TB CONTROL | LABORATORY TESTING
    mesheuropmc: health care economics and organizations

Laboratories provide essential services to the health sector on the monitoring and treatment of disease. Routine implementation of new diagnostic techniques may be costly; therefore, understanding their clinical ... View more
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