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Setting priorities for health in 21st century South Africa

Karen J Hofman, Stephen M Tollman

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The Priority Cost Effective Lessons for Systems Strengthening - South Africa (PRICELESS SA) intends to be catalytic, to show where gains in efficiency can be gained at reasonable cost, and to stimulate further work along these lines. Ultimately, it is hoped that policy makers and health care providers will value and incorporate this approach into future planning for health services at both the national and at the district level.

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Karen J Hofman,

Stephen M Tollman,

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Cost effectiveness; Burden of Disease; Priority setting

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South African Medical Journal 2010;100(12):798-800.

Article History

Date submitted: 2010-08-05
Date published: 2010-12-01

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