Reflections on Norheim (2018), Disease Control Priorities Third Edition Is Published; Comment on “Disease Control Priorities Third Edition Is Published: A Theory of Change Is Needed for Translating Evidence to Health Policy”

Document Type: Commentary

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RTI International, Seattle, WA, USA

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The publication of Disease Control Priorities, 3rd edition (DCP3) is a major milestone in the global health world. DCP3 reviews and summarizes high quality health intervention effectiveness and cost-effectiveness evidence relevant to low- and middle-income countries and is freely available to users. This Commentary summarizes Norheim’s (2018) assessment of DCP3’s role in country health priority-setting and offers reflections on what DCP3 can continue to offer countries seeking to improve their purchasing of health.

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