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Volume 7 (September 2015) focusing on CEEWAA
Featured Article

An Investigation of the Feasibility and Cultural Appropriateness of Stated Preference Methods to Generate Health State Values in the United Arab Emirates
In this article, Manny Papadimitropoulos et al. report on a feasibility study to elicit EQ-5D-5L values from a general public sample in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Issue Highlights

ECONOMIC EVALUATION

Economic Impact and Complications of Treated and Untreated Hepatitis C Virus Patients in Turkey
Onur Basur et al. analyzed, using national real-world data, the health care costs and mortality among treated and untreated Hepatitis c virus (HPV) patients in Turkey.

PATIENT-REPORTED OUTCOMES (PRO) OR QUALITY OF LIFE (QOL) STUDY

Health-Related Quality-of-Life Measures: Evidence from Tunisian Population Using the SF-12 Health Survey
In this article, Moheddine Younsi's findings show that the Tunisian version of the SF-12 is a reliable and valid measure and suggest its potential use for measuring HRQOL in large-scale studies.

HEALTH POLICY ANALYSIS

The Potential Effects of Implementing the 2013 ACC/AHA Cholesterol Guidelines on the Use of Statins in a Large Health Maintenance Organization in Israel
In this study, Amir Nutman et al. suggest that adopting the 2013 American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association (ACC/AHA) guidelines will substantially increase the number of patients eligible for statin therapy.

CLINICAL OUTCOMES REPORTS

Patterns of Care and Treatment Target Success among Persons with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Dubai: A Retrospective Cohort Study
Adrian Levy et al. characterize treatment patterns and estimated the level of glycemic, lipid, and blood pressure control among a sample of type 2 diabetes mellitus patients in Dubai.

Also in this Issue

ECONOMIC EVALUATION

Costs of Hospital Stay in Specialized Diabetic Foot Department in Russia

Analysis of the Financial Cost of Diabetes Mellitus in Four Cocoa Clinics of Ghana

Cost-Minimization Analysis of Direct Cost of Sevelamer Carbonate and Lanthanum Carbonate in the Treatment of Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease Not on Dialysis in Bulgaria

HEALTH POLICY ANALYSIS

Price Determinants of the Tendering Process for Pharmaceuticals in the Cyprus Market

The Hungarian Care Managing Organization Pilot Program

Project Baiterek: A Patient Access Program to Improve Clinical Outcomes and Quality of Life in Children with Type 1 Diabetes in Kazakhstan

CLINICAL OUTCOMES REPORTS

Prognosis, Cost and Occurrence of Colorectal, Lung, Breast, and Prostate Cancer in Hungary

A Systematic Review of Community Pharmacists' Interventions in Reducing Major Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease

Reviewer Acknowledgement


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