Koivusalo, Meri

Commercialization of Health Care

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Table of contents

Part I. Commercialization: Nature, Causes and Effects

1. Health Systems and Commercialization: In Search of Good Sense
Maureen Mackintosh, Meri Koivusalo

2. Strategies of Multinational Health Care Companies in Europe and Asia
Jane Lethbridge

3. Multinational Corporations and Health Care in the United States and Latin America: Strategies, Actions and Effects
Rebeca Jasso-Aguilar, Howard Waitzkin, Angela Landwehr

4. The Transnationalization of the Health Care System in Argentina
Celia Iriart

5. The Dynamics of Commercial Health Care in the Lebanon
Kasturi Sen, Abla Mehio-Sibai

6. The Interactions between Social and Commercial Health Insurance after China’s Entry into the World Trade Organization
Qiang Sun

7. Commercialization and the Public Sector in India: Implications for Values and Aspirations
Rama V. Baru

8. On Shadow Commercialization of Health Care in Russia
Inna Blam, Sergey Kovalev

9. Commercialization of Health Care in Mali: Community Health Centres, Fees for Service and the Rise of Private Providers
Mamadou Kani Konaté, Bakary Kanté

Part II. Policy Issues and Responses

10. Indian Pharmaceutical Companies and Accessibility of Drugs under TRIPS
Sudip Chaudhuri

11. International Collaboration on Medical Device Regulation: Issues, Problems and Stakeholders
Christa Altenstetter

12. Restructuring Global Health Policy-Making: the Role of Global Public-Private Partnerships
Eeva Ollila

13. International Migration of Health Care Staff: Extent and Policy Responses, with Illustrations from Ghana
Kwadwo Mensah

14. Eliminating Economic Barriers in Health Care: the Mexico City Government’s Experience
Asa Cristina Laurell, Eduardo Zepeda, Luisa Mussot

15. The Political Economy of National Health Insurance in Korea
Huck-Ju Kwon, Byongho Tchoe

16. The Search for Cross Subsidy in Segmented Health Systems: Can Private Wards in Public Hospitals Secure Equity Gains?
Haroon Wadee, Lucy Gilson

17. Public Expenditure Allocation and Incidence under Health Care Market Liberalization: a Tanzanian Case Study
Tausi Mbaga Kida, Maureen Mackintosh

Keywords: Social Sciences, Social Policy, Development Economics, Popular Science in Medicine and Health, Economic Policy

Publication year
Social Policy in a Development Context
Page amount
343 pages
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