Category Archives: Money

Valuing life: Exploring the history of Quality-Adjusted Life-Years (QALY)

By Eleanor MacKillop An analysis of the development of QALYs, a central concept in a number of countries’ health decision-making, and the complex political context in which it was formulated, can illuminate contemporary debates about whether QALYs are the best

Valuing life: Exploring the history of Quality-Adjusted Life-Years (QALY)

By Eleanor MacKillop An analysis of the development of QALYs, a central concept in a number of countries’ health decision-making, and the complex political context in which it was formulated, can illuminate contemporary debates about whether QALYs are the best

Selling Bed Nets and Malaria Control as Good Investments in the Late Twentieth Century

By Kirsten Moore-Sheeley The idea of buying and selling medical therapies and diagnostic tests is very familiar in today’s world. But what about selling a disease itself? Of convincing buyers that a particular ailment is worth attending to, so much

Selling Bed Nets and Malaria Control as Good Investments in the Late Twentieth Century

By Kirsten Moore-Sheeley The idea of buying and selling medical therapies and diagnostic tests is very familiar in today’s world. But what about selling a disease itself? Of convincing buyers that a particular ailment is worth attending to, so much