Poliomyelitis in Jamaica : immunization policies and socioeconomic implications / Deanna Ashley & Richard Bernal
Ashley, Deanna & Bernal, Richard. (1985). Poliomyelitis in Jamaica : immunization policies and socioeconomic implications / Deanna Ashley & Richard Bernal. World health forum 1985 ; 6(3) : 265-267 http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/47458
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The economic burden of noncommunicable diseases and mental health conditions: results for Costa Rica, Jamaica, and Peru Bloom, David E.; Chen, Simiao; McGovern, Mark E. (2018-01)[ABSTRACT]. Objective. We extend the EPIC model of the World Health Organization (WHO) and apply it to analyze the macroeconomic impact of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) and mental health conditions in Costa Rica, Jamaica, and Peru. Methods. The EPIC model quantifies the impact of NCDs and mental health conditions on aggregate output solely through the effect of chronic conditions on labor supply due to mortality. In contrast, the expanded EPIC-H Plus framework also incorporates reductions in effective labor supply due to morbidity and negative ...