Taking a local government perspective for economic evaluation of a population-level programme to promote exercise
Andrew J. Hill and
Health Policy, 2021, vol. 125, issue 5, 651-657
In order to tackle the issue of physical inactivity, local governments have implemented population-level programmes to promote exercise. While evidence is accumulating on the cost-effectiveness of these interventions, studies have typically adopted a health sector perspective for economic evaluation. This approach has been challenged as it does not allow for key concerns by local governments, which are primary stakeholders, to be addressed.
Keywords: Health equity; Opportunity cost; Local government; Perspective; Cost-effectiveness (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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