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HealthPolicyMonitor SPOTLIGHTS

Since 2003 the International Network Health Policy and Reform monitored health policy developments and good ideas across the globe. Results were published on this website, in our book series "Health Policy Developments" and in our HealthPolicyMonitor Spotlights, a concise format to learn about experiences and good practices from other countries:

Health policy in times of crisis

Health policy in times of crisis: challenge and opportunity (12/2009)

While national economies are slowly recovering, the global fnancial crisis continues to take its toll. This HealthPolicyMonitor SPOTLIGHT reveals how the crisis is having different effects on health policy in different industrialized countries. Looking at a sample of 7 countries of the International Network Health Policy & Reform that have reported and analysed the crisis' impact, it is possible to discern two rough patterns
of response...

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