Health Economics

 

 

 

 

Order Description

 

 

a) As an economic advisor to the Health Minister, how would you respond to the following question raised by a member of parliament?
“It is more of a basic human right to have access to food than to health care. Why do governments intervene more directly in markets for health care compared to markets for food?”

b) What do you think should be the objectives of a health care system? How would you finance and organise the system to achieve this?
Within your answer you should detail;
• How you would raise funds
• How you would pay Doctors
• How you would finance hospitals and other health care services