Aparnaa Somanathan

Summary

Affiliation: Erasmus MC
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc Inequalities in access to medical care by income in developed countries
    Eddy van Doorslaer
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    CMAJ 174:177-83. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Effect of payments for health care on poverty estimates in 11 countries in Asia: an analysis of household survey data
    Eddy van Doorslaer
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Lancet 368:1357-64. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Catastrophic payments for health care in Asia
    Eddy van Doorslaer
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Econ 16:1159-84. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Who pays for health care in Asia?
    Owen O'Donnell
    Department of Balkan, Slavic and Oriental Studies, University of Macedonia, 156 Egnatia Street, Thessaloniki 54006, Greece
    J Health Econ 27:460-75. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Mobilising financial resources for maternal health
    Jo Borghi
    Health Economics and Financing Programme, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Lancet 368:1457-65. 2006

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Detail Information

Publications5

  1. pmc Inequalities in access to medical care by income in developed countries
    Eddy van Doorslaer
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    CMAJ 174:177-83. 2006
    ..This is often interpreted as requiring that care be available on the basis of need and not willingness or ability to pay. We sought to examine equity in physician utilization in 21 OECD countries for the year 2000...
  2. ncbi request reprint Effect of payments for health care on poverty estimates in 11 countries in Asia: an analysis of household survey data
    Eddy van Doorslaer
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Lancet 368:1357-64. 2006
    ..We aimed to reassess measures of poverty in 11 low-to-middle income countries in Asia by calculating total household resources both with and without out-of-pocket payments for health care...
  3. ncbi request reprint Catastrophic payments for health care in Asia
    Eddy van Doorslaer
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Econ 16:1159-84. 2007
    ..But in China, Kyrgyz and Vietnam, where there are no exemptions of the poor from charges, they are as, or even more, likely to incur catastrophic payments...
  4. doi request reprint Who pays for health care in Asia?
    Owen O'Donnell
    Department of Balkan, Slavic and Oriental Studies, University of Macedonia, 156 Egnatia Street, Thessaloniki 54006, Greece
    J Health Econ 27:460-75. 2008
    ..But in most low-/middle-income countries, the better-off not only pay more, they also get more health care...
  5. ncbi request reprint Mobilising financial resources for maternal health
    Jo Borghi
    Health Economics and Financing Programme, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Lancet 368:1457-65. 2006
    ..Resource tracking at country and donor levels will help hold countries and donors to account for their commitments to achieving the maternal health MDG...