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By E. Jakubowski, A. Arnaudova

This publication highlights the necessities of future health and overall healthiness structures in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. It then compares those nationwide info with the common information for 3 teams: their very own, the 15 nations that have been contributors of the ecu sooner than 1 may well 2004 and the 27 present european Member States. every one bankruptcy offers a concise evaluation of key wellbeing and fitness signs in 1 of the eight nations, summarizes the most important good points of the country's overall healthiness method and describes the result of over a decade of healthiness procedure reform. This renowned sequence deals a brief and straightforward strategy to snatch the well-being necessities in a visually beautiful layout. Comparisons are a compelling resource of knowledge that policy-makers and stakeholders, either inside international locations and the world over, can use to do so opposed to overall healthiness disparities and alleviate the remarkable ameliorations in wellbeing and fitness prestige between voters around the WHO eu zone.

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About the Caucasus and central Asia 39 t 1994: Official user charges for health services provided in specialized institutions were introduced. t 1997: The right of free choice of physician was introduced. Private pharmacies and private medical practice were legalized. t 1998: Informal user charges were formalized. A state commission to advise on health reforms was established by presidential decree. t 2001–2004: A health reform project devoted to primary care was implemented in five pilot districts, funded by the World Bank.

T 1993: Specialist training in primary care, university chairs and a training centre for family medicine were established. t 1993: Private medical practice by licensed doctors was allowed. before 1 May 2004. CIS8: the 8 countries covered in this book. about the Caucasus and central Asia 19 t 1993: Responsibility over managing hospital and primary care was devolved from the national level to regions and communities. t 1993: Vulnerable population groups that can receive care free of user charges were defined.

How have the Armenians reformed their health care system? Health care reforms in Armenia started comparatively early following independence. Reforms have focused on devolving health services management from the national to subnational levels and privatizing health care provision; funding reforms; reducing hospital bed capacity; and strengthening primary care. t 1993: Public health care facilities were given more independence in generating incomes parallel to state funding. t 1993: Specialist training in primary care, university chairs and a training centre for family medicine were established.

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