Applying Modeling to Improve Health and Economic Policy Decisions in the Americas

The Case of Noncommunicable Diseases

The book introduces several models for assessing health and economic policies in relation to NCDs; shows how the models can be used for different diseases or risk factors; and provides case studies of those models’ application in various countries in the Americas. The ultimate goal is to help policymakers find the best strategies for cost-effective and evidence-based NCD interventions.

02 Sept 2015 79 pages English 9789264243606 (PDF)

Author(s): Pan American Health Organization and OECD