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Health policy processes in Asian transitional economies

Bloom, Gerald; Fang, Lijie; Jönsson, Kristina LU ; Men, Chean Rithy; Phoummalaysith, Bounfeng; Xeuatvongsa, Anonh; Wang, Yunping and Zhao, Hongwen (2008) In Health and Social Protection: Experiences from China, Cambodia and Lao PDR
Abstract
This paper draws on studies of current knowledge on health policy processes in Cambodia, China and Lao PDR by a number of researchers in the POVILL Consortium. They are based on reviews of international and national literature and of policy documents, interviews with key informants and preliminary findings of small studies in a selection of rural localities. It explores why policy makers have become increasingly interested in strategies for helping household cope when a family member develop serious illness and the reason for their preference for demand-side approaches. It looks at, amongst other things, the influence of policy networks and stakeholder interests on policy formulation. It then explores factors that affect implementation. It... (More)
This paper draws on studies of current knowledge on health policy processes in Cambodia, China and Lao PDR by a number of researchers in the POVILL Consortium. They are based on reviews of international and national literature and of policy documents, interviews with key informants and preliminary findings of small studies in a selection of rural localities. It explores why policy makers have become increasingly interested in strategies for helping household cope when a family member develop serious illness and the reason for their preference for demand-side approaches. It looks at, amongst other things, the influence of policy networks and stakeholder interests on policy formulation. It then explores factors that affect implementation. It concludes with a discussion of the questions that ongoing field studies are addressing. (Less)
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Meessen, Bruno; Pei, Xiaowen; Criel, Bart and Bloom, Gerald
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  abstract     = {This paper draws on studies of current knowledge on health policy processes in Cambodia, China and Lao PDR by a number of researchers in the POVILL Consortium. They are based on reviews of international and national literature and of policy documents, interviews with key informants and preliminary findings of small studies in a selection of rural localities. It explores why policy makers have become increasingly interested in strategies for helping household cope when a family member develop serious illness and the reason for their preference for demand-side approaches. It looks at, amongst other things, the influence of policy networks and stakeholder interests on policy formulation. It then explores factors that affect implementation. It concludes with a discussion of the questions that ongoing field studies are addressing.},
  author       = {Bloom, Gerald and Fang, Lijie and Jönsson, Kristina and Men, Chean Rithy and Phoummalaysith, Bounfeng and Xeuatvongsa, Anonh and Wang, Yunping and Zhao, Hongwen},
  editor       = {Meessen, Bruno and Pei, Xiaowen and Criel, Bart and Bloom, Gerald},
  language     = {eng},
  publisher    = {Antwerp: Institute of Tropical Medicine},
  series       = {Health and Social Protection: Experiences from China, Cambodia and Lao PDR},
  title        = {Health policy processes in Asian transitional economies},
  year         = {2008},
}