An analysis of Liberia's 2007 national health policy: lessons for health systems strengthening and chronic disease care in poor, post-conflict countries

dianagosalvez Diana Gosalvez Prados última modificación 26/01/2012 10:30

Globally, chronic diseases are responsible for an enormous burden of deaths, disability, and economic loss, yet little is known about the optimal health sector response to chronic diseases in poor, post-conflict countries. Liberia's experience in strengthening health systems and health financing overall, and addressing HIV/AIDS and mental health in particular, provides a relevant case study for international stakeholders and policymakers in other poor, post-conflict countries seeking to understand and prioritize the global response to chronic diseases.

Lee PT, Kruse GR, Chan BT, Massaquoi MBF, Panjabi RR, Dahn BT, Gwenigale WT. An analysis of Liberia's 2007 national health policy: lessons for health systems strengthening and chronic disease care in poor, post-conflict countries. Globalization and Health. 2011; 7. Available at: http://www.globalizationandhealth.com/content/pdf/1744-8603-7-37.pdf


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26/01/2012
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Lee PT, Kruse GR, Chan BT, Massaquoi MBF, Panjabi RR, Dahn BT, Gwenigale WT.

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