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African Journal of Health Economics is an International Journal aimed at promoting and sustaining the knowledge, development and application of health economics in health policy and systems in Africa. The areas of interest to the journal include economic analysis of health and healthcare, development of methodologies for health economics and policy analysis that are sensitive enough to significantly reflect differences observed in the African context, health care provision, health care financing, equity and efficiency in service provision and delivery, public health policy and governance, determinants of health and their policy implications, valuation of health, a wide range of health related materials with policy implications, development and evaluation of health systems, programmes and related interventions being carried out in the Africa. It is particularly keen to publish findings and reviews which though originating from the African region, are of general interest to a global readership. Articles originating from other parts of the worlds but which are relevant to policy debates in health systems in Africa are also welcome.

Latest articles

Volume 6 issue 1              June 2017

In the Era of Declining Donor Financing, can Domestic Resources Sustain Civil Society Organizations Efforts to end New-born HIV Infections? pp 1-6

Jonathan Cali, Altea Cico, Aida Yemaneberhan, Ugochukwu Ugo Amanyeiwe, B. Ryan Phelps, Meena Srivastava, Alexandra Vrazo, Josef Tayag, Carlos Avila.


 

Patterns of Service Use and Payment Methods for the Treatment of HIV/AIDS in Nigeria: A Comparison of Evidence from Household Interview and Exitt Surveypp 7-16

Ogochukwu Ibe, Enyi Etiaba, Obinna Onwujekwe, Robert Chiegil, Benjamin Uzochukwu, Kwasi Torpey

 

 


 

Volume 5 issue 2              December 2016

 

The Effect of Shocks on Prenatal Healthcare Choices. pp 1-8

HERNÁNDEZ, J.C.

 

Strengths and Limitations of Using Household Surveys for Health Care Financing Analysis pp 9-14

Naomi Setshegetso, M.A

 

Willingness to Pay for Community Based Health Insurance Scheme among Pregnant Women in Lagos State. pp 15-24

Osakede Abamba Uche*, Lawanson Olayinka  Akanni, Amoo Oluwatosin Ruth

 

 

Volume 5 issue 1              June 2016

 

Determinants of Willingness to Join Community- Based Health Insurance Scheme in

a Rural Community of North-Western Nigeria

Gobir A A, Adeyemi A O, Abubakar A A, Audu O, Joshua I A

 

Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Telemedicine for Primary Healthcare Delivery in the

Amansie-West District, Ghana

Benjamin Otsen, Peter Agyei-Baffour

 

The Potential Contribution of Community-Based Health Financing Schemes Towards

Achieving Universal Health Coverage in Sub-Saharan Africa

LISA-MARIE OUEDRAOGO, STEFFEN FLESSA

 

 

Volume 4 issue 2              December 2015

 

Efficiency in Health Care Sector in Bihar (India): An exploratory Analysis using DEA

BRIJESH C PUROHIT


Efficiency Analysis of Health Care Facilities in Ibadan, Nigeria: A Data Envelopment Analysis Approach.

AKANNI OLAYINKA LAWANSON.

 

 

Volume 4 issue 1              June 2015

 

Willingness to Pay for Community Health Insurance: A Study of Hygeia Operations in

Shonga and Afon Communities in Kwara State

AKANNI OLAYINKA LAWANSON, MOHAMMED NDAGI IBRAHIM.

 

Fiscal Space for Health in Sub-Saharan African Countries: An Efficiency Approach

JACOB NOVIGNON and JUSTICE NONVIGNON

 

Stakeholders’ Values and Power Dynamics and Relations in Community Based Health Insurance: Evidence from Anambra State Nigeria.
Benjamin SC UZOCHUKWU, Obinna E ONWUJEKWE OE, Ogochukwu P Ibe, Nkoli N EZUMAH

 

 

Volume 3 issue 2              December 2014

 

The District Health System in Enugu State, Nigeria: An Analysis of Policy Development and Implementation.
BENJAMIN SC UZOCHUKWU, OBINNA E ONWUJEKWE, NKOLI EZUMAH

 

Routine Immunization in Nigeria: The Role of Politics, Religion and Cultural Practices

BEN C. ANYENE

 

Universal Coverage – The Innovation Imperative in Nigeria

Tarry Asoka

 

Empirical Analysis of Economic Burden of Ill-Health on Household Productivity in Nigeria.
Wahab Bashir Adelowo and Oni Timothy Olukunle

This journal seeks articles related to the economics of health and medical care. Its scope will include the following topics:African journal cover

  • production of health and health services
  • demand and utilization of health services
  • financing of health services
  • measurement of health
  • behavioral models of demanders, suppliers and other health care agencies
  • manpower planning.

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