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The economic impact on households and nations of NCDs : a review of existing evidence (English)

In developing countries, the non-communicable diseases (NCDs) disease and risk factor burdens are shifting toward the poor. Treating chronic diseases can be expensive. ... See More +

Journal Article 79436 SEP 14, 2011

Engelgau, Michael; Rosenhouse, Sandra; El-Saharty, Sameh; Mahal, Ajay

The economic implications of non-communicable disease for India (English)

This report contributes to the literature on the economic implications of non-communicable disease (NCDs) in developing countries by focusing on the case of India. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 52913 JAN 01, 2010

Karan, Anup; Engelgau, Michael; Mahal, Ajay

Scaling up nutrition : what will it cost? (English)

Undernutrition imposes a staggering cost worldwide, both in human and economic terms. It is responsible for the deaths of more than 3.5 million children each year (more than one-third of all deaths among children under five) and the loss of billions of dollars in forgone productivity and avoidable health care spending. ... See More +

Publication 51835 NOV 06, 2009

Horton, Susan; Shekar, Meera; McDonald, Christine; Mahal, Ajay; Krystene Brooks, Jana

The poor and health services use in India (English)

This paper summarizes empirical findings from recent World Bank financed analysis on the use of health services by the poor in India (Mahal et al 2000) and some additional analysis conducted with the same data. ... See More +

Working Paper 28891 AUG 01, 2001

Mahal, Ajay; Yazbeck, Abdo S.; Peters, David H.; Ramana, G.N.V.

Who benefits from public health spending in India? (English)

In this report author examine the distribution of public subsidies on health across different groups, classified by socioeconomic status, in India. ... See More +

Working Paper 56371 AUG 01, 2001

Mahal, Ajay; Singh, Jarunejaya; Afridi, Farzana; Lamba, Vikram; Gumber, Anil; Selvaraju, V.