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Bovine cryptosporidiosis: impact, host-parasite interaction and control strategies

Gastrointestinal disease caused by the apicomplexan parasite Cryptosporidium parvum is one of the most important diseases of young ruminant livestock, particularly neonatal calves. Infected animals may suffer from profuse watery diarrhoea, dehydration and in severe cases death can occur. At present, effective therapeutic and preventative measures are not available and a better ...

Competition among health care providers: helpful or harmful?

McKee, Walter Ricciardi and Sarah Thomson. Marco Varkevisser participated as an external expert in the panel's working group on competition between health care providers. The opinions of the Expert Panel

What impact do prescription drug charges have on efficiency and equity? Evidence from high-income countries

As pharmaceutical expenditure continues to rise, third-party payers in most high-income countries have increasingly shifted the burden of payment for prescription drugs to patients. A large body of literature has examined the relationship between prescription charges and outcomes such as expenditure, use, and health, but few reviews explicitly link cost sharing for prescription ...