D B Evans

Summary

Affiliation: World Health Organization
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. pmc Comparative efficiency of national health systems: cross national econometric analysis
    D B Evans
    Global Programme on Evidence for Health Policy, World Health Organization, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    BMJ 323:307-10. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Measuring quality: from the system to the provider
    D B Evans
    Evidence and Information for Policy, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Qual Health Care 13:439-46. 2001
  3. pmc The financial burden from non-communicable diseases in low- and middle-income countries: a literature review
    Hyacinthe Tchewonpi Kankeu
    Aix Marseille University Aix Marseille School of Economics, CNRS and EHESS, Centre de la Vieille Charité, 2 Rue de la Charité, 13236 Marseille, Cedex 2, France
    Health Res Policy Syst 11:31. 2013
  4. pmc Cost-Effectiveness and Resource Allocation (CERA) - directions for the future
    Rob Baltussen
    Department of Community and Primary Care, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Cost Eff Resour Alloc 7:14. 2009
  5. pmc World health system performance revisited: the impact of varying the relative importance of health system goals
    Jeremy A Lauer
    Evidence and Information for Policy, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Health Serv Res 4:19. 2004
  6. pmc Methods to assess the costs and health effects of interventions for improving health in developing countries
    David B Evans
    Health Systems Financing, Evidence and Information for Policy, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    BMJ 331:1137-40. 2005
  7. pmc Time to reassess strategies for improving health in developing countries
    David B Evans
    Health Systems Financing, Evidence and Information for Policy, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    BMJ 331:1133-6. 2005
  8. pmc Evaluation of current strategies and future priorities for improving health in developing countries
    David B Evans
    Health Systems Financing, Evidence and Information for Policy, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    BMJ 331:1457-61. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Development of WHO guidelines on generalized cost-effectiveness analysis
    C J Murray
    Global Programme on Evidence for Health Policy, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
    Health Econ 9:235-51. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Critical issues in the economic evaluation of interventions against communicable diseases
    R C Hutubessy
    The Global Programme on Evidence for Health Policy, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, CH 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Acta Trop 78:191-206. 2001

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. pmc Comparative efficiency of national health systems: cross national econometric analysis
    D B Evans
    Global Programme on Evidence for Health Policy, World Health Organization, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    BMJ 323:307-10. 2001
    ..To improve the evidence base for health policy by devising a method to measure and monitor the performance of health systems...
  2. ncbi request reprint Measuring quality: from the system to the provider
    D B Evans
    Evidence and Information for Policy, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Qual Health Care 13:439-46. 2001
    ..The second is the question of timing, including all the effects of current health actions now and in the future...
  3. pmc The financial burden from non-communicable diseases in low- and middle-income countries: a literature review
    Hyacinthe Tchewonpi Kankeu
    Aix Marseille University Aix Marseille School of Economics, CNRS and EHESS, Centre de la Vieille Charité, 2 Rue de la Charité, 13236 Marseille, Cedex 2, France
    Health Res Policy Syst 11:31. 2013
    ....
  4. pmc Cost-Effectiveness and Resource Allocation (CERA) - directions for the future
    Rob Baltussen
    Department of Community and Primary Care, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Cost Eff Resour Alloc 7:14. 2009
    ....
  5. pmc World health system performance revisited: the impact of varying the relative importance of health system goals
    Jeremy A Lauer
    Evidence and Information for Policy, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Health Serv Res 4:19. 2004
    ..In 2002, the World Health Organization published a health system performance ranking for 191 member countries. The ranking was based on five indicators, with fixed weights common to all countries...
  6. pmc Methods to assess the costs and health effects of interventions for improving health in developing countries
    David B Evans
    Health Systems Financing, Evidence and Information for Policy, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    BMJ 331:1137-40. 2005
  7. pmc Time to reassess strategies for improving health in developing countries
    David B Evans
    Health Systems Financing, Evidence and Information for Policy, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    BMJ 331:1133-6. 2005
  8. pmc Evaluation of current strategies and future priorities for improving health in developing countries
    David B Evans
    Health Systems Financing, Evidence and Information for Policy, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    BMJ 331:1457-61. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Development of WHO guidelines on generalized cost-effectiveness analysis
    C J Murray
    Global Programme on Evidence for Health Policy, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
    Health Econ 9:235-51. 2000
    ..The proposed framework allows the identification of current allocative inefficiencies as well as opportunities presented by new interventions...
  10. ncbi request reprint Critical issues in the economic evaluation of interventions against communicable diseases
    R C Hutubessy
    The Global Programme on Evidence for Health Policy, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, CH 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Acta Trop 78:191-206. 2001
    ..These improvements would better enable the evidence from economic analyses to enter the policy debate and be weighed against the other goals and objectives of the health system when allocating scarce resources...
  11. ncbi request reprint Stochastic league tables: communicating cost-effectiveness results to decision-makers
    R C Hutubessy
    Global Programme on Evidence for Health Policy GPE, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Health Econ 10:473-7. 2001
    ....
  12. pmc WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control: development of an evidence based global public health treaty
    Kenji Shibuya
    Evidence and Information for Policy, World Health Organization, CH 1211, Geneva 27, Switzerland
    BMJ 327:154-7. 2003
  13. ncbi request reprint Protecting households from catastrophic health spending
    Ke Xu
    Department of Health Systems Financing, Health Systems and Services, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:972-83. 2007
    ..Prepayment mechanisms protect people from financial catastrophe, but there is no strong evidence that social health insurance systems offer better or worse protection than tax-based systems do...
  14. ncbi request reprint Determinants of variation in the cost of inpatient stays versus outpatient visits in hospitals: a multi-country analysis
    Tagreed Adam
    World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Soc Sci Med 63:1700-10. 2006
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Capacity constraints to the adoption of new interventions: consultation time and the Integrated Management of Childhood Illness in Brazil
    Taghreed Adam
    World Health Organization, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Health Policy Plan 20:i49-i57. 2005
    ..Thirdly, where patient loads are high it is important to determine if the quality of care required for IMCI can be maintained...
  16. ncbi request reprint Uncertainty in cost-effectiveness analysis. Probabilistic uncertainty analysis and stochastic league tables
    Rob M P M Baltussen
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 18:112-9. 2002
    ..Stochastic league tables inform decision makers about the probability that a specific intervention would be included in the optimal mix of interventions for different resource levels, given the uncertainty surrounding the interventions...
  17. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness and costs of interventions to lower systolic blood pressure and cholesterol: a global and regional analysis on reduction of cardiovascular-disease risk
    Christopher J L Murray
    Evidence and Information for Policy, World Health Organization, 27, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 361:717-25. 2003
    ....
  18. pmc Cost effectiveness analysis of strategies to combat malaria in developing countries
    Chantal M Morel
    Health Policy Unit, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT
    BMJ 331:1299. 2005
    ..To determine the cost effectiveness of selected malaria control interventions in the context of reaching the millennium development goals for malaria...
  19. pmc Cost effectiveness analysis of strategies for child health in developing countries
    Tessa Tan Torres Edejer
    Costs, Effectiveness, Expenditure and Priority Setting, Health Systems Financing, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    BMJ 331:1177. 2005
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness analysis: can we reduce variability in costing methods?
    Taghreed Adam
    Child and Adolescent Health Department, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 19:407-20. 2003
    ..The objectives of this study are to explore sources of variations in the methods used in applied studies and to discuss the nature of these variations and the possibility of reducing some of them...
  21. ncbi request reprint Understanding the impact of eliminating user fees: utilization and catastrophic health expenditures in Uganda
    Ke Xu
    World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Soc Sci Med 62:866-76. 2006
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Household catastrophic health expenditure: a multicountry analysis
    Ke Xu
    Evidence and Information for Policy, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, CH 1211 27, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 362:111-7. 2003
    ..Yet catastrophic expenditure is not rare. We investigated the extent of catastrophic health expenditure as a first step to developing appropriate policy responses...
  23. pmc The challenge of private insurance for public good
    David B Evans
    Bull World Health Organ 83:83. 2005
  24. ncbi request reprint Achieving the WHO/UNAIDS antiretroviral treatment 3 by 5 goal: what will it cost?
    Juan Pablo Gutierrez
    Division of Health Economics and Policy, National Institute of Public Health, Cuernavaca, Mexico
    Lancet 364:63-4. 2004
    ..We estimate that between US5.1 billion dollars and US5.9 billion dollars will be needed by the end of 2005 to provide ART, support programmes, and cover country-level administrative and logistic costs for 3 by 5...
  25. ncbi request reprint Reply to Coyle's comments on 'uncertainty in cost-effectiveness analysis: probabilistic uncertainty analysis and stochastic league tables'
    Rob M P M Baltussen
    Institute for Medical Technology Assessment, World Health Organization, Gevena, Switzerland
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 19:682-4. 2003
  26. ncbi request reprint Generalised cost-effectiveness analysis: an aid to decision making in health
    Raymond C Hutubessy
    Global Programme on Evidence for Health Policy, World Health Organization, Avenue Appia 20, CH 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Appl Health Econ Health Policy 1:89-95. 2002
    ..This information will contribute to a more informed debate on resource allocation in the long-term...
  27. pmc Does the Integrated Management of Childhood Illness cost more than routine care? Results from the United Republic of Tanzania
    Taghreed Adam
    Health Economist, Health Systems Financing and Child and Adolescent Health and Development, World Health Organization, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 83:369-77. 2005
    ..Here we report the cost of IMCI compared with routine care in four districts in the United Republic of Tanzania...