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Priority setting in developed and developing countries 

Priority setting in developed and developing countries

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Priority setting in developed and developing countries
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Nigel Crisp

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199204854.003.020403

May 31, 2012: This chapter has been re-evaluated and remains up-to-date. No changes have been necessary.

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date: 28 June 2017

Priority setting is a normal and important task in any health system. The starting point is current knowledge and evidence, but priority setting is also about judgement, which goes beyond what can be based on evidence. Wherever possible, judgement needs to be based on transparent and systematic methods that are open to question and debate by others....

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