Monash University Handbooks 2008

ECX9750 - Principles of health economics for developing countries

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Mr Rohan Sweeney


Clayton First semester 2008 (Off-campus)


The unit provides an overview of the particular problems confronted by health care systems in developing countries. Economic principles are used to review and develop policy options for financing of the health sector and approaches to priority setting that foster improved expenditure allocation. Practical aspects of individual health care project appraisal in developing countries are also addressed.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:


Within semester assessment: 50%
Examination (3 hours) :50%

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