Economic Aspects of AIDS

  • J. Rovira
Part of the Health Systems Research book series (HEALTH)


This paper tries to set up a conceptual framework which would allow us to place the different possible economic approaches to AIDS and HIV infection into a broad perspective and to discuss the potential usefulness and limitations of these approaches.


Health Sector Economic Aspect Economic Approach Private Insurer Health Care Insurer 
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