Building on its predecessors DCP1 (1993) and DCP2 (2006), the third edition, published by The World Bank Group, provides the most up-to-date evidence on intervention efficacy and program effectiveness for the leading causes of global disease burden. It goes beyond previous efforts by providing systematic economic evaluation of policy choices affecting the access, uptake and quality of interventions and delivery platforms for low-and middle-income countries. Complete volumes of DCP3 will be published electronically and in hard copy in 2015 and 2016. Disease Control Priorities Network (DCPN) at University of Washington’s Department of Global Health, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, promotes and supports the use of economic evaluation for priority setting at both global and national levels through policy advocacy, country engagement, and the production of Disease Control Priorities, Third Edition (DCP3).
(Washington, DC: World Bank, 2006)
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This companion guide to Disease Control
Priorities in Developing Countries, second edition, speeds
the diffusion of life-saving knowledge by distilling the
contents of the larger volume into an easily read format.
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Disease Control Priorities in Developing Countries, second
edition; be alerted to the scope of major diseases; learn
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