Everybody’s business: economic surveillance of public health services in Alberta, Canada

Philip Jacobs1, Jessica Moffatt1, Arto Ohinmaa2 and Egon Jonsson3 +Author Affiliations 1 Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Institute of Health Economics, Edmonton, Canada 2 School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Institute of Health Economics, Edmonton, Canada 3 Institute of Health Economics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada Correspondence: Jessica Moffatt, Institute of Health Economics, 1200-10405 Jasper […]

The UNDP has just published the Human Development Report 2013

The UNDP has just published the Human Development Report 2013 entitled “The Rise of the South: Human Progress in a Diverse World”. Ms. Helen Clark, Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme, highlights in the Foreward: The 2013 Human Development Report, The Rise of the South: Human Progress in a Diverse Worldlooks at the evolving geopolitics of our times, […]

Investment in Health a priority in the Social Investment Package

 Investment in Health a priority in the Social Investment Package The European Commission adopted its Social Investment Package for Growth and Cohesion on 20th February 2013. As highlighted in the Commission paper on Investing in Health included in the package, health is an integral part of the Europe 2020 strategy. The paper recommends reforming health systems […]

SEEHN Publications

A new publication, posted by the WHO Representative and Head of country Office, Dr. Jarno Habicht: “In the context of global efforts to move towards universal coverage in health systems, this report identifies barriers and facilitating factors in accessing health services in the Republic of Moldova. The study looks in particular at how the population’s […]