– Introduction: Need for public sector interventions, and efficiency of public sector delivery of care
– Costing of healthcare
– Techniques of economic evaluation: cost minimization analysis, cost effectiveness analysis, cost utility analysis and cost benefit analysis
– Decision analysis – Models in economic evaluation
– Population dynamics: summary indicators
– The microeconomics of fertility and child mortality
– Externalities and corrective population policies
– Migration and trade
– Income distribution and society
– The economics of nutrition
– The modes of production and nutrition

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